Barrister

Marina Azhar

Marina Azhar

Call 1990

marina.azhar@4bc.co.uk

020 7832 3200

Expertise

Marina specialises in children’s cases with an emphasis on care proceedings and represents local authorities, parents and guardians. Prior to joining the independent bar, Marina was employed as an in-house barrister for Essex County Council advising and representing the social services department.

Marina has over 20 years experience of private and public law applications involving children. Her key skills and attributes include:

  • being a calm and reassuring advocate who takes a measured approach,
  • through preparation,working closely with instructing solicitors when representing vulnerable clients to understand and appreciate the strengths and weakness of their case and advancing the client’s interests,
  • and remaining focused on the issues which the court has to determine whilst hearing what the lay client has to say about their life, children and often tragic circumstances.

Education

University:
University of Westminster, Law (1989)

Law School:
Inns of Court School of Law (1990)

Memberships

FLBA
Lincolns Inn