Yara graduated from the University of Sheffield with a first-class degree in Law and completed a Master of Laws from the University of Edinburgh with distinction. She has been awarded the Tercentenary Award for Excellence by Edinburgh Law School, the Vaughan Bevan Memorial Prize by Sheffield Law School, and the Inderpal Rahal Memorial Trust Scholarship from Garden Court Chambers.
Yara is motivated to achieve justice for her clients. She has expertise running cases against discrimination using the Equality Act 2010. Yara has worked on large group claims for equal pay. She has Court of Appeal experience.
She previously worked for Trade Unions, and for non-governmental organisations (both domestically and internationally). Yara has also held a teaching position in the School of Law at the University of Edinburgh.
Yara is proud to be a trustee of the Discrimination Law Association and enjoys writing articles on upholding legal rights and ensuring legal redress is accessible for all.