Aneela is a Trainee Solicitor in the Personal Injury department, assisting Peter Todd with multi-party product liability claims and public law challenges against refusals by NHS England to fund medical treatments.
Aneela’s first seat was in the Social Housing department assisting the head of the team, Jayesh Kunwardia. She assisted with various housing matters including unlawful eviction, disrepair, and homelessness. Aneela also worked on a variety of complex and high-profile judicial review challenges including challenges to HS2 Ltd’s Three Tunnels Design for the Euston Approaches, the Latin Village Compulsory Purchase Order and a local authority decision to cut funding for vital grassroots charities. She has worked on Court of Appeal and Supreme Court cases.
Prior to joining Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors, Aneela was a paralegal at another firm in their Public Law and Community Care Department. In this role she routinely assisted often vulnerable clients in judicial review challenges of Home Office, other Government Department and Local Authority decisions. Aneela also worked as a paralegal in an Employment Law Department assisting solicitors to represent claimants in a large and high profile group claim pursuing equal pay in a UK supermarket.
Aneela has volunteered with Refugee Action, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Council and the Free Representation Unit. In 2019 she volunteered with European Lawyers in Lesvos assisting lawyers to provide free asylum advice in Moria Refugee Camp, Lesvos. Aneela volunteers at the Camden Citizens’ Advice Bureau and is a member of Young Legal Aid Lawyers.
- “I am genuinely very grateful for all your hard work. Always happy to recommend if you ever need it. Thank you so much for everything you’ve done on our case. You have always dealt with us with professionalism, sensitivity, and care and it has been most appreciated. I have felt supported throughout the case and appreciated your guidance through the justice system. You have been beyond helpful and your kindness has meant the world.”
- “Aneela has always made herself available to us, answering any questions we had and giving us any information, we needed. Her manner in dealing with the sensitive nature of the case meant I instantly trusted and respected her which made it easy to talk things through. I’ve really appreciated everything Aneela has done and how empathetic and kind she has been throughout which always made me feel calm and reassured despite the stress of the case. Wishing her all the best for the future and am deeply thankful for all of her hard work.”
- LLM Legal Practice Course, Distinction – Nottingham Law School
- Law LLB (Hons), First Class – University of Manchester
- Trainee Solicitor at Hodge Jones & Allen – September 2019 to present
- Paralegal (Public Law and Community Care) at Bhatia Best Solicitors – October 2018 to June 2019
- Paralegal (Employment) at Leigh Day – June 2018 to October 2018
In her spare time Aneela enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys live music and has volunteered as an Oxfam Festival Steward multiple times.