Geldards strengthens its Family law team in Cardiff with the appointment of award-winning Senior Associate
Geldards law firm has bolstered its Family team in Cardiff with the appointment of Senior Associate Aysha Chouhdary.
Commended in Legal 500 as “a full-service firm with a boutique family department”, Geldards’ Family team offers clients a complete range of services, including representation, family mediation, collaborative law and family arbitration.
Joining the team from Irwin Mitchell, Aysha is experienced in all areas of Family Law, having spent the last ten years practising in this field. Aysha is one of the few family lawyers in the UK who offers clients advice on religious, cultural and international jurisdiction issues and specifically on Sharia Law and Islamic Rulings.
At the recent Women and Diversity in Law Awards, Aysha scooped a prestigious Highly Commended trophy in the Rising Star category, which recognises lawyers who have made an exceptional start to their legal careers and have promise to be future leaders. The judges commended Aysha on her incredible achievements to date and paid tribute to her trailblazing attitude which is paving the way for other women and commented; “The work Aysha has been doing in her community is exceptional.” This latest award follows hot on the heels of her winning the Welsh Women’s Awards ‘Rising Star of the Year’ award last year.
Aysha brings a wealth of expertise to the team and is a multi-linguist, with languages including Urdu, Mirpuri, Punjabi and Hindi, to broaden the client offering.
Commenting on the appointment Gaynor Dickens, Partner, Head of the Family Law team at Geldards Cardiff said:
“We are thrilled to welcome to Aysha to the Geldards Family law team here in Cardiff. Her specialist expertise and multi-lingual skills are a real asset to the team and her unique competencies complement our already high-achieving team. ”
Aysha Chouhdary, Senior Associate at Geldards commented:
“I have already been made to feel so welcome by my colleagues and am excited to start my journey with Geldards. I am passionate about the work I do and obtaining the best possible outcome for my clients, and am delighted to be joining such a dynamic team.”.