Nazmin Akthar

  Nazmin Akthar
Nazmin joined the MWNUK Board in 2011 and became the Vice-Chair in 2012.  She was called to the Bar in 2010 after completing her Law degree at the University of Durham and BVC at University of Northumbria. She then also completed her Masters in Law at Northumbria University in which her dissertation concentrated on the treatment of women offenders by the legal system. After working in a number of roles in the areas of civil litigation, employment, immigration/asylum and social housing, including acting as a County Court Advocate on the North Eastern Circuit, she qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer in 2016 and now works in the real estate department of a leading Legal 500 firm in the South East. Nazmin has taken on the role of Chair as Shaista has currently stepped down from the Board in order to fulfil the role of Interim Executive Director during our Executive Director Faeeza Vaid's maternity leave

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