Ishratara Islam | Head of the Family Department | Farani Taylor Solicitors

Ishratara Islam

Head of the Family Department


Ishratara Islam LL.B is a family law solicitor. She joined Farani Taylor in September 2017 and she has been practising as a qualified solicitor since March 2008. She has undertaken work experience as a legal practitioner within central government, local government, charity organisation and private practice.  

Specialising in all areas of family law, she regularly acts for clients’ in divorce matters with financial aspect, domestic abuse, children act applications and public law proceedings concerning children where there is social service interest. 

With a broad client base, Ishratara has acted for high net worth individuals as well as those unable to pay for legal advice and who need access to legal aid. She is known for her calm and pragmatic manner. She is continually recognised for her excellent client care skills and sound advice.

Ishratara has built a good rapport with Barristers and third-party agents which assists in ensuring smooth progression of cases.  

She has many years of experience in representing vulnerable clients and she has earned a strong reputation as a solicitor who works tirelessly for her clients. She is renowned for her excellent client care skills and ability to guide clients through the legal process with the utmost ease and reassurance.

Being an accredited member of the Law Society Advanced Family Law Panel and a Resolution Member, her clients can be rest assured that they are in good hands.

Field of Expertise

Family Law including:

  • Divorce and Dissolution
  • Financial Remedy
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Private Law Children
  • Public Law Children
  • Cohabitation
  • Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements.

Education, Professional Certification, Accreditation, or other Licenses

  • LLB (Hons) Degree
  • Legal Practice Course
  • Advanced Family Law Accreditation
  • Resolution Member

Reviews and Testimonials

Recent Work

Ishratara has recently worked on a care case where the child was removed from parents’ care based on allegations of a non-accidental injury. Ishratara worked tirelessly on this matter and managed to secure a very successful outcome due to her dedication and ability to present her client’s case justly. The client was extremely pleased with the fact that the child was returned to the parents.

Hobbies and Interests

When Ishratara is not working hard on her client’s cases she unwinds by dining out and going to the theatre, she avidly enjoys performing arts.

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