Saima is an experienced litigation lawyer and has worked in the private and public sector.She is passionate about helping those at the most vulnerable times in their lives and restore social justice.
Saima volunteered with several organisations prior to joining the Association of Muslim Lawyers. She volunteered with Sense where she campaigned against the Government cutting social care costs. Last year, following a refugee mission trip, she volunteered with a NGO providing remote advice to refugees in Europe on asylum related matters.
Saima is also part of the Law Society International Action Team helping lawyers at risk for promoting human rights globally. In addition to this, she is a member of the UNA Westminster Young Professional, a grassroot movement campaigning for a fairer world, where she took part in the annual film festival on human rights and the annual law lecture.
Saima started her time in the Association of Muslim Lawyers initially as a volunteer and took part in projects including BME Lawyers for Grenfell and the interfaith tree planting initiative with Faith Forums for London before becoming the organisation’s General Secretary.