Diva Shah is an associate in the private client team. 

She originally joined Kingsley Napley in August 2013 as a legal assistant in the Regulatory and Professional Discipline team, and she later completed her training contract at the firm.

Diva read law and history at university and obtained a distinction in the Legal Practice Course in 2009. Prior to joining Kingsley Napley, she worked as a legal assistant at Monitor, the sector regulator for health services in England (now NHS Improvement). She has also worked at Field Fisher Waterhouse as a public regulatory paralegal and at the Treasury Solicitor’s Department (now the Government Legal Department) as an employment paralegal

Diva is an active member of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and participates in pro bono work. She is also a Professional Ambassador for Aspiring Solicitors, offering assistance and advice to students from underrepresented groups looking to enter the legal profession.

Professional societies and memberships

  • London Young Lawyers Group


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