Adiba is a family barrister accepting instructions in all areas of family law, with specific interest in private and public children law and international family law. Adiba has a multicultural background having been educated in Finland, as a result of which she speaks five languages and is able to cater to a wide range of clients and cultures. Adiba has a deeper understanding of especially the South-Asian culture and the impact of the same on cases and has delivered seminars on the topic.
Adiba has represented clients successfully in multi-day final hearings and fact-finding hearings in both public and private children law. Adiba recently represented a Father in 4-day fact-finding hearing, and managed to ensure not a single finding was made of the eight findings sought.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Adiba worked as a family paralegal at a Tier 1 firm gaining valuable experience in international family law, high net worth financial remedy cases, prenuptial agreements and private children law.
- Public Law children (Care and Adoption)
- Private Law children
- International family law
Appointments & Memberships
- The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
- Family Law Bar Association
- Women in Family Law
- Themis: The Intersectional Alliance of Women at the Bar - head of mentoring
- The Society of Asian Lawyers (SAL)
- July 2022 edition of Counsel Magazine “Find your allies, advocate for change”
- October 2021 edition of the Family Law Journal "Shedding light into the South Asian culture and the impact in family and children cases"
- July 2021 Prospects Case Study 'Family Barrister' click here to view
- April 2021 edition of Counsel Magazine "Welcome to Themis" click here to view
- February 2021 The Times "There are incredible highs and crashing lows" click here to view
- January 2021 Bar Council Campaign ‘Becoming the Bar’ click here to view
- December 2020 edition of Counsel Magazine "2020 pupils, how are you doing?" click here to view
- July 2020 edition of the Family Law Journal "Fact-finding hearings, what can we learn from JH v MF?"
- March 2022 Counsel Magazine "IWD 2022: Find your allies, advocate for change" click here to view
April 2022 Seminar for the Association of the District Judges (SES) Meeting “Insight into South Asian culture and the impact in court proceedings”
Middle Temple Terence Fitzgerald scholar