Overview

Mira is committed to defending the rights of individuals and to holding public and private sector organisations to account. She has particular expertise in inquests and inquiries and is developing a criminal defence practice.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Mira worked on the Grenfell Inquiry as a solicitor with Bindmans, representing bereaved, survivors and residents.

She completed her training contract at Broudie Jackson Canter (BJC) solicitors, focusing on inquests and high value clinical negligence claims. Mira worked as a paralegal on the Hillsborough Inquests for 3 years as part of the BJC team, representing 22 bereaved families.

Before commencing her legal career, Mira spent two years working in the Middle East as a junior consultant for To-Excel. She worked on a wide range of human rights and socio-economic projects for clients including UN Women, UNICEF, UNFPA and the Jordanian National Commission for Women. Her work included field research and was particularly focused on gender-based violence.

Mira studied Law at the London School of Economics, graduating in 2011. She obtained an LPC in 2018 and transferred to the Bar in 2019. She is a fluent Arabic speaker.

Inquests & public inquiries

Mira is currently instructed as part of a team representing bereaved families in relation to the Manchester Arena Inquiry. She is also instructed as part of a team representing a large number of clients bereaved as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mira is seconded part-time to the Hickman Rose Grenfell Inquiry Team, which represents bereaved, survivors and residents. Mira has also represented, and continues to represent, bereaved families in inquests arising from deaths in very varied and often complex circumstances.

Criminal defence & appeals

Mira welcomes criminal defence instructions in magistrates and crown court matters. She has represented defendants in a wide variety of cases during pupillage and continues to undertake defence work.

Professional memberships

  • INQUEST lawyers group

Publications

Covid-19 and the right to protest: an alternative view‘ (The Secret Barrister, 8 June 2020)

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