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This section features the women within Black Letter Law, many of whom have made history and/or cracked, if not broken, the glass ceiling.

Kalyani (Kaly) Kaul QC

Kalyani (Kaly) Kaul QC is a barrister at 5 St Andrew's Hill Chambers and took silk in 2011. She was also appointed a Recorder (South Eastern Circuit) in 2009. Kaly's specialism is heavy-weight criminal defence...

Pervinder Kaur

Pervinder Kaur is a partner in the Private Capital Group at the Leeds office of Addleshaw Goddard. She provides trusts and tax planning advice to high net-worth individuals, advising on succession planning (including the formation of trusts), inheritance tax and capital gains...

Atiyya Khaliq

Atiyya Khaliq is a partner in the Commercial Property Department at the Nottingham office of Freeths (formerly Freeth Cartwright). Her specialist areas include investment property purchases, disposal site assembly for commercial and residential development funds and commercial property...

Nageena Khalique QC

Nageena Khalique QC is a barrister at No 5 Chambers, where she is Head of the Public Law Group and the Court of Protection Group. She took silk in 2015. Prior to becoming a barrister in 1994, Nageena 

Judy Khan QC

Judy Khan QC is a barrister at Garden Court Chambers and is a Recorder. She was called to the Bar in 1989, was appointed as a Recorder in 2006 and took silk in 2010. Judy has experience of criminal defence work across a wide spectrum of...

Amy Kho

Amy Kho has been a partner in the banking and finance department at the London office of international law firm Jones Day since 2013. Her practice focus is cross-border financing transactions in Western and Central Europe, including acquisition finance, project finance, structured finance and...

Sahira Khwaja

Sahira Khwaja is a partner at the London office of Hogan Lovells and is a member of its Intellectual Property, Media and Technology (IPMT) practice, specialising in the non-contentious and  transactional aspects of Intellectual...

Suyong Kim

Suyong Kim is a partner and the Co-head of the Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice at Hogan...

Jean Koh

Jean Koh is a partner in the London office of international law firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) and specialises in shipping...

Davinder Lacchar

Davinder Lacchar was appointed as a District Judge in 1996 and currently sits at West London Magistrates' Court. Davinder was called to the Bar in 1977 and specialised in Criminal and Family...

Kim Lalli

Kim Lalli has been a partner in the commercial property team at London law firm Wedlake Bell since 2003 and is head of its India Group. The Legal 500 describes her as “very personable, astute and commercial” and she is ranked as a notable practitioner in Chambers and...

Sarah Lee

Sarah Lee has been a partner at Magic Circle law firm Slaughter and May since 1999. Her practice area is dispute resolution and she advises a number of financial and commercial organisations on a diverse range of international commercial disputes, usually of a substantial complex...

Miranda Leung

Miranda Leung is a partner at Magic Circle law firm Slaughter and May. She is fluent in Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and helps Chinese companies and banks in their involvement in foreign investments, acquisitions and financings across...

Mei Lian

Mei Lian is a partner at Shearman and Sterling in the Finance group. She has broad expertise in bank finance, debt and the equity capital market. Mei has been recognised by the Legal 500 for being "diligent and client focused" and for her acquisition and finance...

Zickie Lim

Zickie Lim is a partner at Mills & Reeve. She specialises in Corporate Law, in particular corporate finance, and heads up the firm's venture capital and private equity...

Sushma MacGeoch

Sushma MacGeoch is a partner at Bond Dickinson and her specialism is defending professional indemnity claims involving solicitors, accountants, insurance brokers, valuers, architects and...

Rena Magdani

Rena Magdani is a partner and Head of the Employment Team at the Leicester office of Freeths (formely Freeth Cartwright). She specialises in Employment Law and advises both public and private sector clients on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious...

Samantha Mangwana

Samantha Mangwana is a partner in the Employment Department at Slater & Gordon. Her practice encompasses all aspects of Employment Law, including discrimination, unfair dismissal and contractual...

Moni Mannings

Moni Mannings is a partner at leading business law firm Olswang and was, until May 2013, the Head of its International  Finance Group. She trained at Magic Circle law firm Clifford Chance and worked in its Banking and Securities Group for nine...

Kate Markus QC

Kate Markus QC was a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers until she was appointed as a Judge of the Upper Tribunal, Administrative Appeal Chamber in 2014. She was a specialist public law and human rights advocate and also took Silk in...

Thelma Marshall

 Thelma Marshall is a partner at Field Fisher Waterhouse. She has many years of experience in high-profile real estate transactions, with an emphasis on real estate investment and...

Esme Martin

Esme Martin is a senior Immigration...

Paulette Mastin

Paulette Mastin, Counsel in the Capital Markets practice at Linklaters, became the Chair of the Black Solicitors' Network's City Group after its launch in...

Poonam Melwani QC

Poonam Melwani QC is a barrister at Quadrant Chambers and took silk in 2011. Her practice covers Commercial and Admiralty Courts and arbitration, with particular expertise in shipping, marine insurance and re-insurance and international...

Barbara Mensah

Barbara Mensah, who sits at Luton Crown Court, became the first Circuit Judge of African origin when she was appointed to the South Eastern Circuit in December 2005. She was called to the Bar (Lincoln's Inn) in 1984 and was appointed as a Recorder in...

Tandeep Minhas

Tandeep Minhas is a corporate partner at Taylor Wessing. She deals with all aspects of corporate finance merges and...

Jaswant Narwal

Jaswant Kaur Narwal has been the Chief Crown Prosecutor (CCP) for the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) South East since January 2014. Previously she had been CCP for Sussex, Lincolnshire and the Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor for...

Ifath Nawaz

Ifath Nawaz is the Senior Solicitor for Chiltern District Council in Buckinghamshire and a consultant on planning and development work, parliamentary process and national infrastructure...

Michelle Nelson

Michelle Nelson is a barrister at 18 Red Lion Chambers and was the first ever Black woman to be appointed as Senior Treasury Counsel at the Old Bailey in March 2009. The Treasury Counsel team, based at the Central Criminal Court, is appointed by the Attorney General to prosecute some of the most...

Azmat Nisa

Azmat Nisa has been a District Judge on the South Eastern Circuit, sitting at Kingston upon Thames, since November, 2005. She is also a Diversity and Community Relations Judge and provides judicial training on Sharia...

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