Samara Basharat

Consultant Solicitor

Samara is a Residential Landlord and Tenant Solicitor, an Advocate and a Civil/Commercial Mediator. During training, she was the recipient of the Director of LPC Programmes Scholarship having been earmarked as an exceptional individual with huge potential within the legal profession. Samara’s career spans both litigation casework and court proceedings, giving her a real edge in helping clients navigate legal matters.

With diverse experience and a robust approach, Samara is exceptionally well-placed to achieve required outcomes for clients. She has previously worked with social housing landlords, private landlords, portfolio investors, agents and property managers on landlord/tenant disputes, including landlord responsibilities, possession proceedings, tenant evictions, tenancy agreements, debt recovery and guarantees/licences, illegal evictions anti-social behaviour, homelessness, rent deposit disputes and housing disrepair claims. Highly versatile, Samara has also undertaken tenant side work.

Over the years Samara has been trusted by landlords to act as an advocate during court proceedings, including formulating submissions and appearing before judges. She has played a critical role in the resolution of multiple cases; mainly landlord/tenant work and mortgage possession, with some statutory demands, and small claims and fast track hearings. Having worked in many different types of Courts across England and Wales, Samara brings an expert understanding of court proceedings nationwide and a unique insight into possible outcomes.

As a Civil and Commercial Mediator, Samara offers Alternative Dispute Resolution services for clients that wish to consider avenues other than a court proceeding. Reaching a mutually agreeable solution between parties in this way can generate considerable time and cost savings for clients.

Samara offers a comprehensive, cost-effective one-stop service, with the ability to partner with clients up to and including court attendance; giving continuity, consistency and peace of mind throughout the legal process. Whether working on small or large cases, she takes pride in going the extra mile as standard. Samara is approachable and personable, communicating complex legal aspects in clear terms.