Shabab Rizvi

Called 2017


Shabab began her pupillage in September 2019 under the supervision of Lucy Sowden, focussing on public and private family law. She has also spent time observing aspects of family finance.

Shabab completed her undergraduate degree in law, obtaining a 2:1 overall. She then completed a Master’s degree in Public International Law at the University of Manchester, securing a distinction in her master’s thesis. During her degrees, Shabab volunteered as a student advisor at the Legal Advice Centre at the University of Manchester and BPP Legal Advice Clinic, Manchester.

Following this, Shabab went on to study the BPTC at BPP University in Manchester, having been made the recipient of the Lord Denning Scholarship awarded by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. She received Outstanding grades in her Advocacy (1 of 3), Drafting and Company Law modules. Prior to starting pupillage, Shabab tutored Key Stage 3 and 4 student’s in English Language part time, and was a full-time paralegal at a large  international law firm, where she dealt with subrogated recoveries in-house for a reputable insurance company.

Areas of Expertise

Shabab has been supervised by Lucy Sowden, covering various areas of public and private child law proceedings.

Shabab has observed property and finance aspects of family law during her pupillage.