Zara joined the Centre as a Candidate Attorney in 2017. She completed her LLB at the University of Cape Town before attending the School for Legal Practice. While at university, Zahra volunteered at the UCT Refugee Rights Unit, which invigorated her interest in public interest law. With her love for the environment and passion for human rights, Zahra hopes to further the Centre’s mission to advance the realisation of environmental rights. She also loves painting, travelling and learning new languages.