Profile / Experience
I am a Solicitor in the Family and Childcare Department at Duncan Lewis, having joined the firm in 2016. I provide legal advice in all areas of Family Law including Islamic Family law working alongside Aina Khan who is the Head of the Islamic and Asian Department.
I am an experienced advocate and have personally handled many of my cases in court right through to Final Hearing stage. I regularly handle; divorce and financial settlements including Islamic divorces; Wills & Probate Work including Islamic Wills; Private Child Law (contested residence & contact), cohabitation disputes; pre-nuptial, post-nuptial & separation agreements.
I aim to assist my clients resolve disputes through mediation and non-confrontational means only to ensure that court litigation is only ever used as a last resort.
I am a member of Resolution, a Family Law Association for Solicitors who are committed to resolving family matters fairly and amicably.
I often attend to clients from serviced offices that are more geographically convenient for them or via Skype, with no need to travel to our offices. Cases can be run mostly on email, and if needed, out of hours meetings can be arranged.
I am a member of the Law Society Family Panel which means I have demonstrated the required level of competence and specialist knowledge, as defined by the Law Society in Family law.
I am also able to communicate with my clients in various languages including Urdu (reading and writing), Mirpuri, Punjabi and Hindi. I can also read Arabic.