Fateha Ahmed

Fateha Ahmed

Fateha Ahmed

Solicitor - Date of Qualification: September 2018

Fateha specialises in cases concerning children in both private and public law proceedings, including applications for Care and Supervision orders. She also has experience of advising in relation Special Guardianship Orders.

Fateha has experience of advising parents in care proceedings where there are concerns regarding drug or alcohol issues, mental health problems and allegations of domestic abuse.

Fateha attends pre proceedings meeting when children services are involved with a family prior to any court proceedings being issued.

Fateha also has experience in helping parents make decisions about their children, specifically the time children spend with each parent. She takes a sensitive and supportive approach and is able to put clients at ease to make the process of obtaining advice and, where necessary, taking action in a calm and supportive way. Fateha represents parents within private law proceedings including Child Arrangements, Prohibited Steps and Specific Issue Orders.

In addition to children matters, Fateha has expertise in domestic abuse matters, putting protective measures such as Non-Molestation Orders and Occupation Orders in place to assist vulnerable clients and their children. Fateha advises both Applicants and Respondents in domestic abuse cases. As a result of her domestic abuse experience, Fateha volunteers at domestic abuse clinics and takes part in profile- raising initiatives within the Tower Hamlets borough.

Languages: fluent in Bengali and has basic Urdu and Hindi

Family proceedings are very emotional and difficult, but thanks to Fateha I was able to concentrate on the best interests of my daughter and I felt my wishes and feelings were respected throughout.

Fateha always thoroughly prepares her cases in good time ahead of the hearing. She regularly liaises with counsel prior to the hearing to make sure everything is in order and she provides a very detailed brief to counsel. Fateha works very hard for her clients and is genuinely committed to securing the best outcome for her clients. She is a pleasure to work with.

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