Justice Leila Seth Fellowship

Shireen Irani

Shireen Irani founded iProbono in 2009 to help bridge the gaps in social justice and currently focuses on growing the organisation’s reach. A qualified solicitor in the UK, she is the Director of Corporate Responsibility at Fieldfisher LLP. She previously studied and worked in the private sector and NGO world in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. Recognised by Queen Elizabeth II and cited by The Observer as one of Britain’s New Radicals, Shireen has received awards from the UK Prime Minister, the Asian Women of Achievement, and was named The Financial Times’ Legal Innovator of the Year. She works with other founders to tackle social justice challenges, and advises philanthropists and foundations looking to fund in South Asia.