Member of West Midlands Regional Leadership Group
Nabila Zulfiqar has an LLB in Business Law and qualified as a solicitor in 1993. She is the SRA’s Chief Adjudicator, and in May 2014, was also appointed as an interim member of the Regulation Council for the Academy for Healthcare Science.
Prior to joining the SRA in 2011, Nabila was Council Solicitor at the General Teaching Council for England (GTC) with responsibility for advising the Chief Executive, Registrar and Council on all legal matters. She also managed the legal team with responsibility for the overall investigation and conduct of cases before the Professional Conduct Committees of the GTC.
From 2005 until 2008, Nabila was Principal Solicitor and Head of Service in the Legal Department of Birmingham City Council. She specialised in child and adult protection litigation in the magistrates, county and high courts. She has extensive advocacy experience in this field. She was a member of the Children in Safeguarding Proceedings sub-committee of the Family Justice Council and contributed to two Law Society publications relating to public law proceedings.
In April 2013, Nabila was appointed by the Privy Council to the Architects Registration Board and Chairs its Investigation and Oversight Committee. She was also a primary school governor between 2010-2013 and chaired its Finance and Staffing Committee.