Qaisar Sheikh joined Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) in 2010 as a paralegal, for what is now called the Child Law Advice Service. In 2011 he took on the role of Deputy Team Leader where he supervised a team of advisors. During this time, he also provided advice in child, family and education law matters. He later joined the education team as a caseworker and gained extensive experience in appeals related to special education needs, discrimination (under Equality Act), and judicial review of Local Education Authorities. He has provided advocacy to clients at the First-tier Tribunal.
Qaisar commenced a training contract in 2014, and subsequently qualified as a solicitor in 2016. He primarily undertakes work in education law and associated discrimination matters at the First-Tier Tribunal and County Court. He also practices child and family law, having a special interest in child care proceedings.
Whilst at CCLC, he has provided assistance to a number of charities including Dadtalk, Family Lives and Citizens Advice Bureaux. He has established good working relations with other organisations that provide services to children and families, such as IPSEA and CCLC’s partner charity, Coram Voice.
Qaisar obtained his LLB (Hons) degree from the University of Essex in 2007 and completed his post-graduate diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Law (formerly the College of Law) in 2009. Before joining CCLC, he gained legal experience through voluntary work at Islington Law Centre, Linn & Associates Solicitors, and Imran Khan and Partners.
Qaisar is based in our London office.
Phone: 020 7713 0089