Becoming the Women’s Lawyer had been my goal for several years. With the recent changes in the legal system and to legal aid entitlement, which affect women’s issues in the main, I decided in October 2012, it was time to offer legal advice, guidance and support to those most in need thereby providing a unique service where each and every client felt their care was paramount.
I was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1998 by The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, after graduating with a Masters in International and Comparative Law. I began lecturing Law at University College London in 1999 and continued my academic career for a further 10 years at the University of Westminster.
With over fifteen years experience of lecturing and advising clients on varying areas of law I set up the legal consultancy, The Women’s Lawyer (TWL), with the fundamental aim of assisting women with an affordable and approachable service. Speaking from both personal and professional experience, I am in a position to help those whom may otherwise not seek the advice or guidance of a lawyer.
Due to the success of my efforts with The Women’s Lawyer I am now committed to my practice of family law within the same on a full time basis. I do however continue to lecture on varying family and property law issues at the Law Society to fellow lawyers, on a visiting lecturer basis.
It is my genuine belief with the right guidance and awareness women can avoid numerous problems such as with their employer/husband/partner/landlord or indeed tenant. In this regard, I shall be giving a series of lectures designed to equip women with the legal know how in dealing with varying civil matters from divorce, property and employment rights. I will also be writing a series of books addressing all the above points, using case studies, which it is my hope will educate an even wider audience bringing much needed knowledge and therefore power to those most in need.
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TWL does not provide any reserved legal activities as under the Legal Services Act 2007 and is not fully regulated by the Bar Standards Board thus providing for an absence of available compensatory powers for any inadequate professional services rendered. Camilla Choudhury – Khawaja was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1998, however she does not hold a current practicing certificate under the Bar Standards Board Code of Conduct, all advice is given as a legal consultancy, and TWL is insured for professional indemnity insurance as such. TWL is a private limited liability company, based in England, with registration number: 08367587.