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Anaum Riaz

Anaum Riaz
Year of call:
2016
Education:
2015
University of Oxford, BA (Hons) Jurisprudence, First class
2016
BPP Leeds, BPTC, Outstanding
Career:
2017
Pupillage at Park Square Barristers, Leeds
Awards:
2014
Slessenger-Brierly Prize for academic achievement in Law, Oxford
2015
Jules Thorn Scholarship, Middle Temple
2016
BPP Family Law Prize BPP Personal Injury Clinical Negligence Prize
Languages:
Urdu
Punjabi

Private Law

Anaum is regularly instructed to represent parents in private child arrangement disputes. Anaum is confident in advising and providing representation at all stages of proceedings, particularly in relation to anxious and vulnerable clients. She regularly appears in Finding of Fact and Final hearings in matters involving complex legal and factual issues.

Anaum has a strong practice and frequently acts in cases involving numerous safeguarding issues, including allegations of physical, emotional, financial and sexual abuse. Anaum has particular experience in the area of vulnerable witnesses and clients appreciate Anaum’s ability to tailor her approach and advocacy to the circumstances of the case.

Anaum regularly acts in Family Law Act applications, including directions hearings and contested final hearings, on behalf of both applicants and respondents.

Public Law

Anaum observed serious and complex public law proceedings conducted by members of the Family Team at Park Square Barristers during her pupillage. This includes cases involving non-accidental injuries, serious neglect, sexual abuse allegations and a case involving concerns over forced marriage. Anaum maintains a keen interest in all aspects of public law proceedings.

Anaum has acted on behalf of Local Authorities, parents and the Children’s Guardian at both case management and final hearings. Anaum is eager to build her practise in this area and welcomes new instruction.

Public Access

Anaum is qualified to accept public access work from members of the public, without the need for a solicitor. She regularly accepts instructions from lay clients directly and is familiar with handling cases on a public access basis.

Contact Anaum’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

“I found Ms Riaz to be extremely attentive to client’s needs and assertive in addressing the same. I also found Ms Riaz to be extremely considerate, thorough and tenacious in her approach in cross-examination. I would have no hesitation in recommending Ms Riaz to any of my future clients.” Leeds Solicitor 2018

Anaum completed her pupillage under the supervision of Mark Saunders, a member of the Family Team at Park Square Barristers with a wealth of experience in Family Finance.

Anaum has a developing practice and is regularly instructed in a variety of family finance matters. She is experienced in representing clients at hearings including: Interim Maintenance Applications, First Appointments, FDRs and Final Hearings. Anaum also has a strong background knowledge of divorce proceedings and child maintenance.

Anaum also has experience of drafting advices and conducting legal research in relation to all areas of family finance. She is known to take a meticulous and conscientious approach in providing advice to clients.

Anaum is keen to develop her practice in this area and welcomes instruction to attend hearings and advise at all stages of proceedings.

Public Access

Anaum is qualified to accept public access work from members of the public, without the need for a solicitor.

Contact Anaum’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Anaum observed members of chambers conducting Regulatory work during her pupillage.

Anaum has undertaken Tribunal work on a number of cases, including representing Applicants and the Social Security and Child Support Tribunal and the General Regulatory Chamber.

“I found Ms Riaz to be extremely attentive to client’s needs and assertive in addressing the same. I also found Ms Riaz to be extremely considerate, thorough and tenacious in her approach in cross-examination. I would have no hesitation in recommending Ms Riaz to any of my future clients.” Leeds Solicitor 2018

Anaum has spent time providing in-house legal advice and representation to both South Yorkshire Police and Vale of York CCG in a variety of matters in both the regulatory and civil law sphere.

Anaum has acted for South Yorkshire Police on a destruction of dangerous dog application, involving complex legal arguments concerning abuse of process and costs. Anaum has also drafted advices in relation to dangerous dogs.

Anaum is eager to expand her Regulatory and Public Law practice and accepts instruction in all types of Regulatory cases.

Contact Anaum’s clerk:

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250

Anaum observed members of chambers in Court of Protection hearings during her pupillage. Anaum is happy to accept instruction in this area and looks to develop her Court of Protection practice.

Contact Anaum’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Anaum undertook pupillage under the supervision of Andrew Wilson and observed all areas of civil law, with a particular focus on civil fraud.

Anaum is regularly instructed in all areas of civil law, including personal injury and contract disputes. She acts for both claimants and defendants.

Anaum accepts instruction in the following:

  • Fast track trials
  • Small claims trials
  • MOJ Stage 3 Hearings and Infant Approvals
  • Interlocutory applications
  • Case management conferences
  • Pre-trial reviews

Anaum has experience of credit hire claims and is regularly instructed in relation to this, as well as liability disputes.

Anaum has successfully defended a professional negligence claim on behalf of a building surveyor.

Anaum is able to advise and draft pleadings in short timeframes and takes a meticulous approach.

Contact Anaum’s clerks

Francine Kirk on 0113 202 8605

Talia Webster on 0113 213 5207

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250

Anaum undertook pupillage under the supervision of Andrew Wilson and observed all areas of civil law, with a particular focus on civil fraud.

Anaum is regularly instructed in all areas of civil law, including personal injury and contract disputes. She acts for both claimants and defendants.

Anaum accepts instruction in the following:

  • Fast track trials
  • Small claims trials
  • MOJ Stage 3 Hearings and Infant Approvals
  • Interlocutory applications
  • Case management conferences
  • Pre-trial reviews

Anaum has experience of credit hire claims and is regularly instructed in relation to this, as well as liability disputes.

Anaum has successfully defended a professional negligence claim on behalf of a building surveyor.

Anaum is able to advise and draft pleadings in short timeframes and takes a meticulous approach.

“I found Ms Riaz to be extremely attentive to client’s needs and assertive in addressing the same. I also found Ms Riaz to be extremely considerate, thorough and tenacious in her approach in cross-examination. I would have no hesitation in recommending Ms Riaz to any of my future clients.” Leeds Solicitor 2018

Contact Anaum’s clerks

Francine Kirk on 0113 202 8605

Talia Webster on 0113 213 5207

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250