Soraya Kimber

Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution

Soraya is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team.

She advises on a variety of contentious matters for both corporate and private clients.

Soraya has experience of dispute resolution in a number of areas, including wills and trusts disputes, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, professional negligence claims, regulatory enforcement and investigations, and general banking and commercial disputes for SMEs and multinational corporations.

She has represented clients involved in litigation in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, as well as before the LCIA and international courts of arbitration. She has also advised on contentious Court of Protection matters including lifetime gift applications. Soraya has extensive experience of negotiating settlements and alternative forms of dispute resolution, including mediation.

Soraya began her career at Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP in London where she qualified as a solicitor in 2012 and obtained Higher Rights of Audience in 2013. She completed her undergraduate degree at Oxford University, before obtaining distinctions in the GDL and LPC at the College of Law in London.

She has been named as one of the 'Ones to Watch' in Legal Week’s 2018 and 2019 Private Client Global Elite guides to the top trusted advisors for high net worth individuals. Soraya joined Forsters in 2016.

Awards and recognitions


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"Impressively thorough and completely on top of the details of her cases." The Legal 500, 2020
"Fantastic" Legal 500 UK, 2019
"The people are highly intelligent, hard working whilst also being welcoming and supportive. No question is a silly question and it feels like there is no hierarchy here, all the partners are happy to help and it never feels scary asking them for advice."
Sonny Stewart, Trainee Solicitor