Fatimah Basama

Fatimah Basama Solicitor
International Family Law Group LLP

Fatimah Basama is a solicitor at iFLG. She graduated in Law from Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge in 2012 and achieved a distinction in the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in 2013.

Fatimah undertakes a varied caseload but primarily deals with financial issues arising from the breakdown of a relationship.  As well as managing her own caseload Fatimah regularly works as a team member in complex financial cases and those with cross-jurisdictional issues. Fatimah also handles cases involving child contact and residence as well as cases where permission is required to leave the country to live permanently in another country, where a specific issue is required from the court in the best interests of a child. If a case is possible of being resolved outside the courtroom, Fatimah will discuss various alternative dispute resolution options with her clients. This can be in the form of early neutral evaluation, mediation, arbitration or round table meetings. Fatimah is particularly sensitive when acting for clients for whom religion and culture plays a significant part in family life.  Fatimah speaks French and is learning to speak Arabic.

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