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Krishma is an established practitioner whose work covers personal injury, clinical negligence, family, landlord and tenant and social housing.

She has significant advocacy experience and has appeared in a range of Courts, from the Magistrates Court to the High Court. Krishma is popular amongst professional and lay clients and is known for her approachable manner, thorough preparation and robust advice.

Krishma is also a qualified New York Attorney (admitted April 2019).

Outside of the Bar, Krishma has interests in interior design, travel and cooking. She also enjoys travelling around the world to see wildlife in its natural habitat.

Krishma acts for social landlords (including various London Boroughs) and tenants and has experience in matters involving Environmental Protection Act prosecutions. For example, she represented a client for a statutory nuisance under the Environmental Protection Act and secured her client an excellent result which can be viewed here.

She deals with injunction applications and committal hearings in the context of The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.

Family Law

Financial Remedies

Krishma is often instructed in financial remedy proceedings. She represents clients at all stages of proceedings and her practice in this area continues to grow.

Private Children Law

Krishma is frequently instructed in private children law proceedings involving child arrangement orders for contact and residence, prohibited steps orders and cases involving issues of domestic abuse.

She also regularly appears in applications under the Family Law Act 1996 for occupation and non-molestation orders.  

Family Police Disclosure Work

Krishma has experience representing different Police Forces in respect of disclosure in and out of family proceedings. She is experienced in applications for public interest immunity, having appeared in the High Court of the Family Division on a number of occasions.

She was involved in a substantial and complex Family High Court case throughout 2018, having represented the same Force throughout the proceedings in relation to disclosure.

Immigration Law

Krishma has experience representing the Home Office at asylum appeals at the First Tier.

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  • Qualified New York Attorney (admitted April 2019)

Scholarships & Awards

  • Queen Mother's scholarship in 2011
  • Hong Kong Scholarship in 2013
  • Both scholarships awarded by Middle Temple.

Memberships & Committees

  • Member of Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA)

Related News

A Warm Welcome to Krishma Patel

A Warm Welcome to Krishma Patel

We are delighted to welcome Krishma Patel who joins the Civil team at 42 Bedford Row from Atlantic Chambers in Liverpool.

Published: 7th Aug 2019

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