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Hira Rauf, trainee solicitor at Miles & Partners

Hira Rauf



English, Hindi, Urdu

Expertise and experience

Hira is a solicitor specialising in mental capacity.

Hira undertook her training contract within this firm and in addition to receiving training in the Mental Capacity Department, Hira also receiving experience in our housing department and family law department.

Hira represents mentally incapacitated adults  in residential and community settings and in particular represents clients in welfare proceedings before the Court of Protection.

Hira receives instructions from litigation friends, including the Official Solicitor in Welfare Proceedings, these cases include:

  • Challenges under section 21A of the Mental Capacity Act.
  • Best Interest welfare proceedings under section 16 of the Mental Capacity Act, which include care, residence and contact issues.

In addition to her Court of Protection work, Hira also advises clients in relation to community issues relating to mentally incapacitated adults, and also represents family members in relation to mental capacity matters.

Hira is very empathetic with clients and has a relaxed and thorough approach to client issues.

Graduated from the London South Bank University with a 2:1 degree in Law
2014 - 2016
Gained experience as a paralegal and a caseworker
Joined Miles & Partners
Completed the LPC and Masters at the University of Law and achieved a commendation
Began training contract with Miles & Partners
Qualified as a solicitor

Approach and ethos

“I am dedicated to helping clients who have found themselves in a difficult situation. I am also committed to providing access to justice to the most marginalised members of society.”

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