Safiya is a trainee solicitor based at our Blackburn office. She provides general support to the Employment & HR team and supports our clients via Napthens HR3 annual retainer service. This includes day to day employment and HR advice, reviewing contracts and handbooks to support clients HR functions. Safiya also assists with Employment Tribunal matters.
Safiya has managed her own Employment Tribunal caseload acting for both claimants and respondents. Safiya has extensive experience with advising and litigating on a wide range of Employment Tribunal proceedings and she has advised on proceedings, disclosure, strategy, and has drafted documents including pleadings, witness statements and Tribunal applications.
Safiya joined Napthens in 2019. Prior to this she worked as part of the Insured team at DWF Law LLP managing an Employment Tribunal case load. She graduated and completed her LPC and Masters in Law, Business and Management at University of Law in Manchester.
More about Safiya Sidat
How do you like to relax outside of work?
I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I also quite enjoy dabbling in photography.
What aspect of your job do you find most rewarding?
I particularly enjoy getting results for our clients.
If you had an alternative career - what would your fantasy job be?
My fantasy job would be to be a travel journalist.