Anaum Riaz

Anaum Riaz
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2015 - University of Oxford, BA (Hons) Jurisprudence, First class

2016 - BPP Leeds, BPTC, Outstanding


2017 - Pupillage at Park Square Barristers, Leeds


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


Anaum regularly undertakes work on behalf of the Nursing and Midwifery Council in Fitness to Practise proceedings. She acts in both interim and substantive hearings and is familiar with the relevant rules, guidelines, and case-law. She seeks to expand her practice in this area and welcomes instruction in all areas of regulatory and public work.

Anaum has been instructed in matters at the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) tribunal. Anaum had delivered training to North Yorkshire Council on SEND issues.

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.