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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.

Landlord & Tenant Law

Krishma represents residential landlords and tenants, and advises on matters involving possession, rent arrears, and disrepair.  She also has experience drafting pleadings and advising on quantum in disrepair cases.

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.

Immigration Law

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

Areas of Expertise

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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

Can't you make it stop?

Can't you make it stop?

The first session in our private children law series, hosted by Eléonore Berthelsen and Krishma Patel.

Published: 13th Mar 2024

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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