Mahira Butt


Medical Negligence

Mahira is a Medical Negligence Paralegal at Shoosmiths.

Mahira manages her own case load, including fatal cases which requires attendance and representation at inquests, pharmaceutical negligence and a variety of clinical negligence claims.

She assists Andrea Rusbridge with the management and progression of complex clinical negligence cases such as cerebral palsy, delayed and misdiagnosis of cancer,  orthopaedic injury and spinal cases.

Mahira has also attended a number of mediation meetings in order to reach  settlement, which has resulted in a positive outcome for the clients.

She is an Advanced Paralegal (MCILEX) and is currently working towards qualifying as a CILEX lawyer.

Mahira is also developing her knowledge by bringing care home claims. Mahira has continued her interest in helping people by being an active member of Shoosmiths Charity Committee.  She has arranged presentations at a local secondary school in relation to routes into law and career progression within the legal field. Mahira has also attended career events at local schools and at Northampton University.

Prior to working at Shoosmiths, Mahira was working as a caseworker/legal assistant at a local high street firm in Northampton. She also volunteered at the Weston Favell Food Bank which also included volunteering in the Money Support Unit within the food bank too. This involved providing support and assistance to clients to access welfare benefits.

In 2019, Mahira completed LLB Law with Criminology and in 2020, she completed her Masters of Laws and the Legal Practice Course.

Client quote

My experience with Shoosmiths, in particular my solicitor Mahira Butt, has been excellent. I always felt informed, and that she cared about my case. They went above and beyond, which got me a great result to the case ( a result which I wanted, infact better). She always had what result I wanted on her mind and is a excellent solicitor. I would highly recommend Shoosmiths, and especially Mahira, to anyone and would definitely use again. She is caring, experienced, knowledgeable and easy to deal with, Mahira did everything she could possibly do to make me feel at ease. I would like to say thank you to Shoosmiths and Mahira, for everything they did to get me a great outcome.

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