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Nazia Nawaz



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Nazia is lead Partner and Solicitor in the Contentious Probate department.

She joined Ramsdens having previously led the Will Trust and Estate Disputes team in the Manchester office of a national top 25 law firm, where she helped establish the team. She brings with her a wealth of litigation and dispute resolution experience of over 20 years.

Nazia specialises in all types of inheritance disputes, will disputes and contentious probate matters as well as land and farming disputes, including will validity claims, removal of executors and trustees and financial abuse claims.

Her clients include disappointed beneficiaries, executors, trustees , Farmers and land owners. She has particular expertise in representing clients in high value and complex farming and agricultural disputes often involving succession issues and claims under the doctrine of proprietary estoppel. She has successfully represented numerous clients in financial provision claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975 including claims brought by surviving cohabitees, spouses, children or those who were otherwise maintained by the deceased who have been left insufficient provision under a will or on intestacy.

Nazia’s memberships include:

  • Member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)
  • Affiliate member of the Society of Trust Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Nazia is recommended in The Legal 500, 2023 and has been recognised as a 'Next Generation Partner'.

Nazia has also been shortlisted as Private Client Lawyer of the Year in the Legal500 Northern Powerhouse Awards 2023

Visit our Contentious Probate section, for more information on our services, or alternatively, call our team on 01484 821 500.


‘Nazia Nawaz was my solicitor and I have nothing but praise for her. She grasped my situation perfectly, and was able to support me all the way. She is very articulate and has been able to deal with some difficult correspondence from other solicitors. Whe

The Legal 500, 2023

Nazia has experience and expertise in her field. A superb litigator and adviser.

The Legal 500, 2022