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Ambar Bharwani

Trainee Solicitor

ambar@expatriatelaw.com | +44 (0)207 846 5453

Ambar is a trainee solicitor at Expatriate Law and assists Sonny Patel, Partner and Head of the Singapore office.

Since joining the firm in 2022, Ambar has been immersed in English family law as it applies to international families. Her experience includes assisting in:

  • The early strategic advice relating to the international movement of children
  • England vs Singapore jurisdiction and forum cases
  • Interim applications for maintenance and legal fees
  • Financial negotiations and litigation
  • FDRs and pFDRs
  • Pre-marital agreements
  • Implementation of high value pension orders
  • A successful Hague Convention summary return application

Ambar graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2019 with an upper second-class honours degree in International Law (LLB). She went on to study the Master of Law postgraduate degree and the Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School where she achieved a Commendation in 2020.

While studying her Legal Practice Course, Ambar undertook pro bono work at Nottingham Law School’s Legal Advice Centre. During this time, Ambar also completed a virtual internship with Think Pacific where she supported a local business on a remote island in Fiji.

During university, Ambar attended summer schools in Switzerland at Cité Universitaire de Genève, and in Germany at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She explored aspects of international humanitarian law, international criminal justice and attended conferences at the United Nations and World Health Organisation (WHO).

Ambar participated in the Erasmus+ programme and studied International and European Law and Legal Studies for one year abroad at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. She has also lived in Bahrain where she volunteered through AIESEC and taught English in a local school.

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