Razia Jogi, Director & Solicitor

Razia is an experienced Family Law specialist and a director of Switalskis. She is based at our Bradford office.

Tel: 01274 720314

Department:
Family Law

Address:
Scorex House, 1 Bolton Road, Bradford BD1 4AS

Profile

Razia is a Family Law solicitor who helps a range of clients, including those who are in vulnerable situations and require specialist advice. As well as advising on divorce and separation, Razia is experienced in more emotive areas such as domestic violence and abuse, forced marriage and female genital mutilation. She also speaks fluent Gujarati and Urdu.

As a member of Resolution, Razia is committed to trying to find a more amicable, constructive approach to divorce for her clients where possible. In 2020, Razia became accredited under the Law Society’s Children Law panel.

Experience

Razia is a Family Law solicitor who helps a range of clients, including those who are in vulnerable situations and require specialist advice. As well as advising on divorce and separation, Razia is experienced in more emotive areas such as domestic violence and abuse, forced marriage and female genital mutilation. She also speaks fluent Gujarati and Urdu.

As a member of Resolution, Razia is committed to trying to find a more amicable, constructive approach to divorce for her clients where possible. In 2020, Razia became accredited under the Law Society’s Children Law panel.

Razia qualified as a solicitor in 2001, joined our Family Law team in 2003 and became a partner in 2012 (and later a director). As a director she has taken on greater responsibility for supporting the running of our growing Family Law team.

In recent years, Razia has been asked to contribute to media reports on some of the more specialised areas of work that she is involved in.

More about Razia

Children Law Accredited SolicitorRazia has strong links with a number of domestic violence support agencies in West Yorkshire and is committed to empowering women who are victims of domestic abuse. She is also a member of the West Yorkshire Family Justice Council Diversity Committee.

Razia is co-author of ‘Forced Marriage: A Special Bulletin’ (Jordan Publishing, 2009), a text which provides an essential guide to the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 for legal professionals and those working with victims and survivors of forced marriage. She was one of the driving forces behind the setting up of a national conference on forced marriages which was held in November 2009 in Bradford.

We asked Razia:

Q: What do you do in your role at Switalskis?
A: I co-manage the Family Department in addition to providing legal services & assistance to clients in connection with Family matters. I find it very rewarding helping people whose family situations have broken down & achieving outcomes to enable such people to move on in the best way possible.

Q: What can clients expect from you?
A: No nonsense & straight talking advice, although my clients find that I’m tough on the outside yet soft and gooey on the inside!

Q: What is your specialist area of work?
A: Family Law with a particular focus on cases involving elements of domestic violence. I was nudged in the direction of this type of work by the late Stephen Switalski.

Q: What did you want to do when you were a child?
A: I wanted to be Wonder Woman (I still want to be her!).

To speak to Razia or any member of the Family Law team, contact us through the website or call us on 0800 138 0458