Zahra Govani

Senior Caseworker

Zahra is a Senior Caseworker in the Legal Aid Immigration Team

Zahra assists clients who are at risk of deportation from the UK.

Before rejoining the firm in April 2024, Zahra obtained experience in various immigration firms, working on a variety of legal aid and privately funded matters including human rights applications, settlement applications for victims of domestic violence and appeals in the First-Tier and Upper Tribunals. She also has experience in immigration-related public law cases involving Home Office accommodation and delay in asylum claims. 

Zahra graduated with a degree in Law with French Law from the University of Warwick in 2016 and an LL.M. in European Law from the University of Paris II in 2017. She was called to the Bar in 2021. 

Committed to human rights and the needs of others, Zahra has previously volunteered at human rights non-governmental organisations, the AIRE Centre and Liberty. In 2020, she completed a traineeship at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. She has also helped to run Vocalise, an award-winning project trains law students to teach debating in prisons across London.