Sima Najma was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2013. Before joining the Bar, whilst studying her law degree, Sima was an Intern at the Texas After Violence Project/ Innocence Project in Texas, USA. She travelled to Houston and Austin Texas and met with Prosecuting Lawyers, Defence Counsel and Judges who ran the Innocence Project – a project that focussed exclusively on exonerating inmates through DNA testing.
Since being called to the Bar, Sima worked in a solicitor’s firm as a Chartered Legal Executive until December 2016 before becoming a Partner. She was the youngest Partner in the firm specialising in all aspects as immigration, family and civil disputes as well managing one of the firm’s branches in Leeds, West Yorkshire. She then secured Pupillage with Article 6 Law in October 2017 and successfully completed this in July 2018.
Since then she has been a tenant in chambers and has become a specialist family law, Immigration and Human Right barrister. Her practice has rapidly grown and gone from strength to strength.
Sima has been recognised for her hard work and dedication and has been nominated for serval award. She was a Finalist “Rising Star in Law” at The London Asian Business Awards 2018.
She prides herself on ensuring the case is prepared to the best standard to ensure successful results. Sima is direct in her approach and likes to manage client expectations by spending valuable time with her clients studying their case together and devising a case strategy which is clear and concise. She is very experienced as an advocate and fearlessly presents her cases in Court without hesitation.
- Called to the Bar – July 2013
- LLB (Hons)
- Chartered Legal Executive (2016-2017)
- Honourable Society of Inner Temple
- Human Rights Lawyers Association
- Midlands Asian Lawyers Association
- The Family Law Bar Association
- Resolution Member