1. Ms. Sadya Nawaz-Khan – Family Solicitor

Ms Sadya Nawaz  joined MB Law Ltd Solicitors in November 2018 as a Family Supervisor. Having graduated at Brunel University in 2000 Sadya went on to undertake the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law and qualified as a solicitor in May 2006. She is also a Family Panel Member. Sadya has been committed to Family Law since 2001 having worked for Children and Family Court Advisory Service (CAFCASS) legal services in London and other legal aid firms specializing in Family Law. Sadya has in depth knowledge of all areas of Family Law both privately funded and legally aided.

Over the past years Sadya has conducted cases under the Children Act involving complex contact and residence disputes between parents, involving issues surrounding child abuse and neglect, removal from jurisdiction and emergency applications for the return of children to a parent. Sadya actively represents parents in Public law proceedings in dispute with the local authorities as well as representing grandparents in both private law and public proceedings to obtain defined contact orders in respect of their grandchildren and also Special Guardianship Orders.

Sadya also undertakes divorce proceedings and financial matters (Ancillary Relief) resulting from the breakdown of a marriage/relationship as well as preparing Pre-Nuptial agreements for individuals wishing to protect their wealth prior to entering into a marriage.

As a Family Lawyer, Sadya endeavors to settle disputes by way of negotiations on amicable basis to minimize any further emotional distress to the individuals involved. This would also include representing individuals with regards to co-habitation disputes under Trust law.

Others areas where specialist advice and assistance is given to individuals is Domestic Violence whether as a victim or as an alleged perpetrator.  We can apply for emergency injunction for victims of domestic abuse to provide them with immediate protection as well as providing representation to the alleged perpetrators ensuring that they too receive a fair trial.

Sadya has wealth of experience in dealing with clients from all walks of life and provides an effective, constructive and professional advice to all clients.  She is pro active in progressing matters for clients in a cost effective manner both in and outside the court arena.

Sadya is fluent in speaking English, Urdu, Hindi and understands Punjabi as well.

You can contact Ms Sadya Nawaz at 0208 863 3666 or email her at info@mblawltd.com

2. Mr. Suraj Vasdev – Duty Solicitor Crime

Mr. Suraj Vasdev, has extensive experience working on a range of cases throughout the entire criminal litigation process, right from the very start of the investigation stage at the police station to the Magistrates Court, the Crown Court, Court of Appeal. Suraj has extensive experience dealing with the most serious of offenses and has acted for individuals including investigations by the National Crime Agency, Serious Fraud Office, Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs, the Financial Conduct Authority, and Crown Prosecution Service.

Suraj has worked on serious allegations involving Murder, Rape, Kidnap, Complex Fraud cases, Cash Forfeiture, Money Laundering, Public Order Offences, Drug offenses, and Sexual Offences. Suraj is known to go above and beyond in cases with the view of negotiating out of Court and discontinuances with Prosecuting authorities. Suraj regularly attends the Magistrates Court as an advocate and represents individuals who have been arrested and detained at the Police Station. Suraj has been known to be ‘exceptional and compassionate’ with his representation and will always seek to achieve the best possible result.

You can contact Mr. Suraj Vasdev at 0208 863 3666 or email him at info@mblawltd.com

3. Ms Shamim Devji – Solicitor Crime

Ms Shamim Devji, working as a solicitor since 2010, has a vast experience in working on criminal and family matters. Self-motivated and hard-working. Successfully handled criminal cases related to drink and drive, criminal damage, assault by beating, ABH, common assault and family cases related to divorce and child proceedings.

Shamim is well known for strategic thinking and case planning, she leaves no stone unturned.

You can contact Ms Shamim Devji at 0208 863 3666 or email her at info@mblawltd.com

4. Ms. Sharmila Ethirajalu – Solicitor Crime

Sharmila Ethirajalu, working as a solicitor since 2012, specialises in family, criminal and Immigration related matters. She has considerable experience in dealing with the full spectrum of criminal matters. She frequently attends court hearings and police station interviews. Well versed with the court and police station procedures and dealings. Understand the need of the clients.

You can contact Ms Sharmila Ethirajalu at 0208 863 3666 or email her at info@mblawltd.com

 

5. Ms. Mahnie Wright – Case Worker

Ms Mahnie Wright joined MB Law in 2020. She has studied law through the CILEX Professional Qualification and has been working in Family Law for 15 years. She began work at the Family Courts, working on complex care cases and working in close proximity to the Circuit Judges presiding over the cases. It is here that she developed her interest and knowledge in Family Law, before going on to work at a firm of solicitors and specialising in Family Law.

Mahnie works primarily on Public Law Care Cases, when a Local Authoirty is attempting to remove a child from a parent. She provides advice and instruction to clients, as well as instructing some of the best barristers and experts in the field. She has extensive experience working on these sensitive cases, from her years working at the Court and the years working to defend the rights of parents involved in Public Law Proceedings. She has dealt with a wide range of cases involving allegations of neglect, non-accidental injury, and abuse and can help to navigate clients through the complicated and sometimes intimidating proceedings.

Mahnie also works on Private Law cases, assisting clients with their individual needs such as applying for or responding to Applications for Child Arrangements Orders or Non – Molestation Orders.

Mahnie offers a warm yet direct approach and is comfortable dealing with all clients who need her assistance. She uses her knowledge of Family Law to advise clients in order to achieve the best possible result, whilst taking on board their wishes and feelings.

You can contact Ms Mahnie Wright at 0208 863 3666 or email her at info@mblawltd.com

 

6. Ms. Rubina Chughtai – Duty Solicitor Crime

Rubina Chughtai, working since 2004 as a solicitor. She has a vast experience in dealing with criminal matters of all categories. She is well versed with the proceedings and procedures of court hearings and police station interview. She keeps herself updated with the updates in the field of law to provide best in class service to her clients. She specialises in dealing with Drink and drive, common assault, criminal damage, domestic violence cases.

You can contact Ms. Rubina Chughtai at 0208 863 3666 or email her at info@mblawltd.com

 

7. Mr. Philip Ivinson – Consultant Solicitor

Philip Ivinson, working since 1992 as a solicitor, he has considerable experience in both employment and criminal matters, he is good at undertaking all litigation matters personally. He has the experience and the right approach for handling criminal and employment-related matters. He keeps himself updated with the recent updates all the time in order to provide best in class services to his clients.

You can contact Mr Philip Ivinson at 0208 863 3666 or email her at info@mblawltd.com.

8. Ms. Noreen Ahmed – Paralegal

Noreen Ahmed joined MB Law Ltd Solicitors in November 2020 as a Caseworker. Having graduated with an LLB (Hons) from Westminster University and went on to undertake the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Masters (LLM) at the BPP Law School. Noreen has been committed to Family Law and Civil Litigation and has a great knowledge of both areas of law.

Over the past couple of years, Noreen has dealt with cases revolving around Ancillary Relief, Divorce Matters, Injunction Orders, Child Arrangement Orders, Prohibited Steps Orders and has also, extensively dealt with Civil matters including; preparing Claim Forms, Defence Statements, setting aside Default Judgements, preparing and analyzing Witness Statements and negotiating settlement offers between parties.

Noreen offers a very polite yet professional approach to all her clients and is very competent in handling a wide range of matters. Noreen enjoys using her extensive knowledge of Family Law and Civil Law to advise her clients to ensure that they are well represented and their wishes are taken care of immediately.

Noreen is fluent in English and Bengali and can understand Urdu.

You can contact Miss Noreen Ahmed on 0208 863 3666 or email her at info@mblawltd.com.

9. Sina Mahouzi – Trainee Solicitor

Sina Mahouzi

Sina Mahouzi having achieved a Cum Laude in his LLM studies at the University of Sorbonne – Paris 1, Sina joined us on board as a paralegal in August 2021. Just in a few months he was offered a Training Contract that he is in the process of completing.

Thanks to his MA in business studies, Sina is business savvy and understands the dynamism behind commercial entities.

In 2021, Sina became an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) after successfully passing his exams in international commercial mediation and arbitration. This diverse range of experiences gives Sina the ability to think of commercially viable solutions for business organisations.

Sina has a knack for problem solving and enjoys the conduct of complex litigation. During his time at MB Law, Sina has successfully handled complex negotiations, settlement of commercial disputes between enterprises and a Private Prosecution action regarding fraudulent misrepresentation.

Sina is an aspiring international arbitrator and speaks English, Farsi and French. We are delighted to welcome him on board as a part of MB Law family.

 

You can contact Mr Sina Mahouzi at 0208 863 3666 or email him at info@mblawltd.com

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