Zaynab is a Senior Associate in our Family Law department, advising clients in relation to financial provision on divorce, dissolution or cessation of cohabitation as well as the drafting of prenuptial, cohabitation, postnuptial and separation agreements. She has experience of representing clients in disputes involving child contact, residence and relocation issues (including international relocation or removal).
Zaynab is certified by the Law Society as a Trauma Informed Lawyer, and seeks where possible to resolve matters for clients by negotiation. Where that is not possible, she is a determined and thoughtful litigator, representing her clients’ interests in court whilst supporting them through the process. Zaynab regularly appears at the Sheriff Court and instructs Counsel as required in Court of Session litigation. She has a particular interest in cases with an international dimension, including issues relating to jurisdiction, applicable law and foreign assets.
Zaynab has spent time on the committee of Scottish Women In Business, including as vice president and then president in 2017/2018. She is a member of the Lay Advisory Board for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and sits on the College Scholarship Committee. She was recently invited to become a Trustee of Young Speakers Scotland.