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Sherma Polidore

Associate Solicitor



Expertise and experience

Sherma is recognised as an expert in cases involving child care law, notably international child abduction cases and care proceedings.

She has developed a particular specialism in cases involving children that include issues relating to race and religion and LGBTQ+ families.

With many years’ experience, Sherma is consistently recognised as a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500, and is a thought leader.

Notably Sherma was published in the Law Gazette on “Family Courts can deter people threatened with being outed” (April 2018) and has given a series of webinars in conjunction with 42 Bedford Row on ‘Parental Alienation and the interface with Public Law proceedings’.

Notable cases include:

Warwickshire County Council v the Mother & others [2022] EWHC 2146 (Fam)

A,B,C&F (Children) [2015] EWHC 3663 (Fam) (16 December 2015)

Qualified as a solicitor
Obtained Family Law Advanced Accreditation for child abduction/Wardship and private children cases
Joined Miles & Partners

Approach and ethos

Clients and professionals describe me as efficient, to the point, hardworking, and personable.

What clients say

Accolades, accreditations and memberships