Areas of Practice:
“We're Leigh Day and we believe everyone has the right to justice and for their voice to be heard.”
Shubhaa specialises in international claims, group actions and product liability cases.
Shubhaa qualified as a Barrister in 1998 and practised in Malaysia as an Advocate and Solicitor until 2000. In Malaysia, she was engaged in a variety of work, including media law, commercial litigation and employment law. Many of the cases went up to the Federal Court, the highest court in Malaysia and they have become seminal decisions.
Shubhaa completed her Masters in Law in 2002 at SOAS, University of London, and joined Leigh Day's international and grou claims team in 2003.
Shubhaa has worked on a number of group actions including the DePuy hip litigation, a product liability case which involved 26 UK patients who were inserted with defective hip joints. This case was successfully settled in June 2006. She also acted in an environmental claim brought by 52 Colombian farmers against a subsidiary of the multi-national BP plc. This case was successfully mediated in Bogata, Colombia in June 2006.
Shubhaa is currently part of a team representing a number of Iraqis allegedly unlawfully abused by British Forces in Iraq. In addition, she is also currently representing over 50 Colombian farmers in a second wave of environmental claims against a BP plc subsidiary.