Doughty Street welcomes Zimran Samuel to Chambers

05.07.16 |


Doughty Street Chambers is delighted to welcome Zimran Samuel to Chambers. Zimran is an experienced human rights practitioner with a wide ranging practice based around children law, mental health law and international law.


He is regularly instructed in significant cases involving vulnernable adults and medical treatment decisions brought under the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court and in the Court of Protection.


Acting for Local Authorities, parents and children, Zimran has had extensive exposure to care proceedings involving children who have suffered from non-accidental head injuries, long term neglect, sexual abuse and manipulated or factitious illness.


In respect of international children law, Zimran is a noted specialist on international relocation, child abduction, radicalisation cases, forced marriage and female genital mutilation.


Prior to coming to the Bar, Zimran worked at the Office of Legal Affairs at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. He regularly attended meetings of the UN General Assembly and the Security Council. Zimran retains a strong interest in public international law and the international protection of human rights. He is an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Bar Human Rights Committee (BHRC)  and holds a position as a Fellow, the London School of Economics.


Zimran is licensed to accept Direct Public Access work.

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