Saira qualified as a barrister in 2006, having completed her Bar Vocational Course at BPP. She joined Capsticks in April 2007 as a paralegal, where she gained over 2 1/2 years training in the firm's employment and commercial departments. In December 2009 she re-qualified as a solicitor and from 1 January 2010 became an employment solicitor within the Capsticks specialist NHS employment law team.
Saira advises clients on contentious and non-contentious employment law matters, and also has a particular expertise in equal pay and discrimination cases. She is a regular advocate in the employment tribunals.
Emmanuel V City and Hackney PCT (2012, lead test case on NHS equal pay.)
Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test, BPP, 2009
Bar Vocational Course, BPP, 2006
LLB Law (Hons) University of Reading, 2004