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:
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
The Legal 500, 2023
The Legal 500, 2022