Nikita Patel is a solicitor in the Family and Child Care Team and qualified as a solicitor in March 2015. Nikita joined Blackfords LLP in May 2018. Nikita specialises in public children matters and has represented parents, grandparents, special guardians and other family members in care proceedings for many years.
Nikita regularly attends the county court to undertake her own advocacy to ensure that her clients have consistent representation throughout.
Nikita is currently working towards being a member of the children’s panel where she will thereafter be able to represent children within public law proceedings.