Sadaf Mir

Sadaf Mir

Background

Sadaf Mir qualified as a solicitor in December 2011 and joined Deighton Pierce Glynn in November 2014. Sadaf has been working in the area of housing law since 2008.  She completed her training at Edwards Duthie Solicitors and is very committed to the area of housing law.

Prior to being admitted to the Roll of Solicitors, Sadaf was called to the Bar and was awarded a Blackstone Exhibition Scholarship by Middle Temple Inn.

Expertise

Sadaf specialises in housing law and obtained the Legal Aid Agency’s housing supervisor status in September 2013. She has had conduct of possession, illegal eviction, disrepair, homelessness (including section 204 county court appeals), judicial review, forfeiture (including service charge disputes) and succession/assignment cases. Sadaf is particularly interested in the areas of homelessness and other areas which engage public law issues.

During her time practising in this area of law, Sadaf has acted for individuals who are vulnerable as a result of mental or physical illness and/or struggle to seek assistance and provide instructions due to learning difficulties. Further, she is always keen to accept instructions in cases where the issues are not straight forward.

Sadaf is fluent in Urdu/Hindi.

Sample Cases

Significant cases in which Sadaf Mir has acted include:

Richmond upon Thames LBC v Kubicek EWCA 3292 (QB)- The Court of Appeal laid down guidelines for circumstances in which material facts giving rise to unfairness may be admissible in a section 204 (homelessness) appeal.