Zahira is a trainee solicitor who currently works in civil liberties and human rights law. In particular, she undertakes civil actions against the police and state authorities, as well as judicial reviews of state decisions. She is specifically interested in negligence cases involving victims of sexual and domestic violence and hopes to focus on these more once she is fully qualified. Zahira has previously volunteered with charities which support women fleeing from domestic violence, such as The Ashiana Project and the National Centre for Domestic Violence. She is interested in ensuring that male victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse also receive support. You can follow Zahira on Twitter @ZahiraPatel.