Sumaiyah Anwar

Sumaiyah Anwar


Sumaiyah Anwar

- Solicitor

Sumaiyah is part of the Human Rights team at Saunders Law and currently represents a number of individuals in the Hillsborough Victims’ Misfeasance Litigation, which arises from the police cover up following the Hillsborough Disaster of 1989.

With a track record in civil liberties and the third sector, Sumaiyah joined Saunders Law in June 2022 and is experienced in Actions Against the Police and Public Inquiries.

Sumaiyah previously worked as a Solicitor at a leading firm representing Bereaved, Survivors and Residents of the Grenfell Tower fire at the Public Inquiry and associated civil claims. Prior to this, Sumaiyah trained at another previous firm where she focused on Immigration and Asylum, Criminal Defence and Actions Against the Police. Sumaiyah has also worked alongside the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (“IWGB”).

She is a member of the Police Action Lawyers’ Group (PALG).

Recent cases:

  • Grenfell Tower Inquiry
  • Redress Scheme re historic child sexual abuse
  • A range of Actions Against the Police and State work, including police complaints, wrongful arrest, assault and false imprisonment, and immigration detention claims.