Nazia Nawaz



01484 558058


Nazia is lead Partner in the Contentious Probate team and based in Huddersfield.

Nazia specialises in all types of inheritance 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.

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. Nazia has also spent most of the past 6 years working at a highly reputable North West law firm where she developed the firm's contentious probate offering. She brings with her a wealth of litigation and dispute resolution experience of over 20 years.

Nazia's 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)

Visit our Civil Dispute Resolution section, for more information on our services, or alternatively, call our team on 01484 821 500.