Lameesa Iqbal (Pupil)

Year of Call: 2021

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PRACTICE AREAS

Clinical Negligence | Discrimination & Equality | Employment | Human Rights | Personal Injury | Professional Discipline | Public & Administrative Law

OVERVIEW

Lameesa commenced pupillage in October 2021 under the supervision of Chesca Lord. She is able to accept instructions from April 2022.

Prior to starting pupillage, Lameesa worked as a paralegal at Coram Children's Legal Centre, specialising in education law. Through this Lameesa gained extensive experience in cases involving Education Health and Care Plans in the First-Tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability).

Lameesa was a Senior Director of the School Exclusion Project. She represented families in Governors' Disciplinary Committee and Independent Review Panel hearings using judicial review principles. She specialised in cases involving SEN and disability discrimination.

Lameesa also volunteered with the National Centre for Domestic Violence and the No5 Chambers Immigration/Human Rights Project. She gained experience of legal reform as a Legal Intern at JUSTICE.

Before embarking upon her legal career Lameesa gained a BSc in Psychology from the University of Glasgow and worked as a Research Assistant in a Developmental Neuroscience lab.

QUALIFICATIONS AND AWARDS

Education:

BSc Psychology – First Class Honours, University of Glasgow

GDL & BPTC – City, University of London

Scholarships:

Lord Justice Holker Scholar – Gray's Inn (2019)

Residential Scholar – Gray's Inn (2019)

Honour Roll – University of California, San Diego (2016)

Welcome Scholarship – University of Glasgow (2014)

Competitions:

Sentencing Council Competition – Finalist (2020)

RebLaw Soapbox Competition – Finalist (2019)

National Speed Mooting Competition – Semi-finalist (2019)


MEMBERSHIPS AND APPOINTMENTS

ALBA

AvMA

ELA

ELBA

PIBA

YLAL