Meet Our Team

We approach your case as a team, so you know you’ve got everyone behind you. We’re members of the Law Society of England & Wales and regulated the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Sarah Khan-Bashir MBE

Founder, Solicitor

With over twenty years experience in family and civil litigation law, Sarah oversees the team and advises on all aspects of the firm’s practice areas. Sarah specialises in divorce strategy and advising on complex or high-value matters. Her innovative and inclusive approach has earned her a reputation as a strategic, discreet and powerful advocate for her clients and local community. She is a member of Resolution.

Sarah is a recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Law. She was awarded an MBE in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours List, recognising her work with Mosaic, a Prince’s Trust educational charity.

A fully trained chemist, Sarah retrained as a solicitor in 1998. During her time at the Office of the Force Solicitor for West Yorkshire Police, Sarah created a protocol to be followed by the courts and partner authorities in order to case manage civil applications brought by the police to the magistrates’ courts; the model has been adopted by several police forces.

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Anisa Aziz

Trainee Solicitor

Anisa practices family law with a particular interest in the division of complex finances following divorce.

She joined SKB Law in 2019 and completed her LLB (Hons) Law Degree in 2017 from the University of Leeds. In 2019 she graduated from the University of Law with her Legal Practice Course combined with Masters. Whilst studying for the LPC LLM Anisa also gained experience at a conveyancing department. 

Outside of work, Anisa enjoys outdoor activities and partaking in adrenaline-filled activities including skydiving and bungee jumping. She balances that with enjoying dining out.

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Marie-Ange Kalonga

Family Law Solicitor

Marie-Ange advises clients across the full range of our family law matters, specialising in separation, divorce, children’s applications and parenting plans. Her experience includes drafting agreements and negotiating practical outcomes depending on the individual needs of her client.

A member of Resolution and fluent in both English and French, Marie-Ange strives to ensure clients feel comfortable and safe when seeking family law advice.

Marie-Ange joined the firm in March 2021 and was admitted as a solicitor in November 2017.

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Mahnoor Saif

Paralegal

Mahnoor joined our team in 2021 as our family law paralegal. She completed her law degree and LPC before joined a conveyancing firm. 

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Mandip K. Sahota

Head of Innovation

Mandip is co-creator of the SKB Law Academy and works alongside our team to design solutions which improve our legal practice delivery and client experience.

With over two decades of experience in the public, private and nonprofit sectors, Mandip was a policymaker and strategic adviser to Ministers, working on some of the world’s biggest social challenges at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Home Office.

Mandip is a Trustee and on the Board of the LSE Faith Centre. She is also a member of the Centre for Public Impact’s People’s Panel.

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