Shárin Diegan

Shárin Diegan

Call: 2013

"Ms Diegan stepped up to the crease and did an extraordinary job representing the Mother"

A Recorder

“Not only was she fully in command of the technical aspects of the case from the beginning, she was also understanding and perceptive”

Frances Valenzuela, Highfin Limited

“She had prepared an excellent skeleton argument… Ms Diegan had argued the case extremely well”

A Circuit Judge

“She was amazing. Very helpful. She listened to me well and swiftly helped me with my case […]. In the short time that we had, she studied my case very well and found a great solution to it that [not] only benefitted me but also the other party and handled it so well. Strongly recommended.”

ES, Direct Access client

"She battled valiantly to put her case"

A Circuit Judge

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Shárin is a specialist family barrister, with particular emphasis on private children cases. She accepts instructions across the full spectrum of family law including public and private children, financial remedy, TOLATA and protective orders under the Family Law Act.

Shárin is regarded for her thorough preparation and full command of her cases. Her representation of her clients has been regarded by the judiciary to be “excellent” and “extraordinary”. She is commended by clients for her practical solutions and sensitive advice. Shárin is approachable and understanding, working closely with both lay and professional clients throughout proceedings. Shárin has completed the ICCA and FLBA Vulnerable Witness Training.

She is an active member of Chambers, having been nominated in 2020 as Deputy Head of the Family Team and in 2021 as Head of the Juniors. Shárin is also sits on the Wellbeing Committee.

Direct Access

Shárin is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public pursuant to the Bar’s Public Access Scheme (also referred to as ‘Direct Access’ or ‘Direct Public Access’). She is able to draw on the skills and experience she has developed during her pupillage and at the FRU in accepting Direct Access instructions, particularly in family and employment.

Pro Bono and Charity Activity

Shárin often accepts Pro Bono instructions from Advocate (formerly the Bar Pro Bono Unit) and has previously accepted pro bono instructions from the Free Representation Unit and Bail for Immigration Detainees. Prior to joining the Bar, Shárin provided Pro Bono advice and representation through the Citizen’s Advice Bureau, the Free Representation Unit and Advice-4-Renters.

Shárin was nominated for Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year in the Bar Pro Bono Awards 2021 in recognition of her significant commitment to pro bono initiatives. She has completed Advocate’s 25 Hours Challenge.

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Family Barrister

Shárin enjoys a developing family law practice, predominantly focusing on children matters. She undertakes instructions across the full range of private law and public law proceedings, including Child Arrangements Orders, Prohibited Steps Orders, Specific Issue Orders and Parental Responsibility Orders.

She has experience of cases involving a wide range of issues including: domestic abuse, children with complex needs, poor mental health and learning difficulties, allegations of parental alienation, allegations of FGM and risks of abduction, where paternity is in dispute and in cases involving r.16.4 Guardians.

Shárin accepts instructions in financial remedy proceedings and cases under TOLATA 1996.

She also accepts instructions in applications for protective orders including Non- Molestation and Occupation Orders.


Civil Barrister

Shárin accepts civil instructions.

Employment Barrister

Shárin has provided advice and representation in cases covering a range of issues including: unfair dismissal, redundancy, discrimination, unauthorised deduction of wages and equal pay. She has successfully represented claimants in proceedings for race discrimination and equal pay, amongst other issues.

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Areas of practice

Education & Qualifications

BPTC – BBP Holborn (Very Competent)

LLB – University of Sussex


FLBA (Family Law Bar Association)

Shárin is a member of Inner Temple

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