Barrister - Call 2008
Raisa regularly represents Local Authorities, parents and children in both public and private law proceedings. Raisa undertakes Family Law Act injunctions and frequently conducts ex parte and return date hearings in cases involving domestic violence and harassment.
Raisa has appeared in the Family Proceedings Court, County Court and High Court, representing clients from the first appointment through to the appeal stage. She is often instructed in highly contested and complex family matters and has acted in multiple-day hearings with allegations of chronic neglect, physical and emotional abuse.
Raisa has considerable experience drafting documents for court including position statements, threshold documents and other practice direction documents.
Having previously worked with victims of domestic violence through a charitable project, Raisa is particularly skilled at representing vulnerable clients. She is very aware of the difficult and conflicting emotions clients experience when coming to court and has been described as having a personable and professional approach to her work.
Raisa also regularly participates in workshops and events hosted by the Inner Temple Education Department for students and aspiring young barristers.
In her spare time, Raisa enjoys travelling and spending time with her family and friends.
- EPOs – Tips & Reminders, 26 February 2015