Our Team

The various people that will help you with legal advice.

Shahid Shoeb

Partner

Qualifying as a Solicitor in 2010, Shahid is a founding partner at Morgan Wiseman. As a member of the Family Law Panel, he has extensive experience in all areas of family law and children law.

Recognised as an ambitious legal practitioner, Shahid is motivated by a will to make a difference for every client.

Tariq Ali

Partner

A member of Resolution and a Principal Solicitor, Tariq is a founding partner of Morgan Wiseman.

Qualified in managing and conducting legal practice through the enforcement of legal ethics and supervision of caseworkers and solicitors, Tariq has over a decade of training and law practice.

With a track record of providing legal counsel on cases of all levels, including high profile cases, Tariq retains a keen interest in all aspects of law with a particular commitment to the constructive resolution of family disputes.

John M Collins LLB

Solicitor / Director

John is a very experienced solicitor who specialises in all areas of property law and heads the Residential and Commercial Conveyancing team for the firm.

Approachable and friendly, John thrives on returning clients and referrers, many of whom have followed him for a long time.

In his spare time he plays golf, or at least his version of golf.

Mohammed Sahiel Shoeb BA (HONS)

Head of Immigration

Sahiel is a legal practitioner at Morgan Wiseman, currently Head of Immigration. He has impressive legal knowledge and is well known for Offering personalised service of the highest quality to his clients. His commitment to ensuring the process of immigration applications are running smoothly is always noted by clients. He has 12 years management experience which has supported the immigration department greatly. Sahiel has experience in dealing with international and complex immigration cases and is able to advise concisely as he has provided immigration consultancy services to other organisations.

Jennifer Browne, Associate Solicitor LLB Law (Hons)

Children Law Panel Member

Jennifer is a member of the Law Society Children Panel, representing clients on serious matters such as non-accidental injuries, severe neglect, and physical chastisement. She has a keen interest in the cultural diversity of parenting and the impact it plays on the Children Act 1989 and children law proceedings.

Jennifer also offers extensive experience in criminal law and practice, having represented clients for serious violent and sexual offences. Jennifer has advised on cases that have been articled in the national papers and on television.

As a former board member of Bedford College and a mentor at the University of Westminster, Jennifer regularly delivers talks to undergraduates and graduates providing career advice and group coaching sessions.

Sabina Parvez LLB (HONS), PG Dip

Leading Immigration Solicitor

Sabina is a leading immigration solicitor who has experience in the UK immigration industry for a period exceeding ten years. Her ample experience has provided her with the perfect grounding for her diligent attention to detail. Sabina is highly experienced and her work covers the immigration law spectrum. Sabina has particular expertise in complex human rights applications, spouse and naturalisation matters and has developed the knowledge and understanding one would expect from a legal practitioner with such experience. She is renowned for her personal touch.

Peter Masniuk BA (HONS) Law

Barrister at Law in England and Wales

Peter is a barrister at law who specialises in complex cases involving family and immigration law. He has extensive experience in dealing with international immigration law cases and has an outstanding success rate in his High Court advocacy.

Naz Williams LLB (HONS), P.G Dip, MA

Senior Immigration Solicitor

Naz is a senior immigration Solicitor having practiced in immigration law since 2005. Her expertise covers all aspects of business and private immigration work, specialising in Tier 2 applications, sponsor licensing, investor and entrepreneur applications. Naz will also be appearing alongside a legal panel providing expert advice on national television. She has always had a passion for helping those who are in need and has built up a reputation based upon her knowledge and support she has provided to individuals over the many years of practicing. Prior to entering the legal profession, Naz worked for the House Of Commons for a period exceeding four years.

Suleman Shams BA (HONS), LLB (HONS), PG Dip

Solicitor

Suleman deals with a mix of general and commercial litigation matters. He deals with commercial property and lease disputes, partnership disputes, landlord and tenant matters, and boundary disputes. He also drafts and advises on partnership agreements, franchise agreements and other similar commercial contracts. Suleman is a passionate advocate and regularly appears in courts and tribunals for his clients. Suleman also specialises in serious and catastrophic injury claims with a specific interest in high-value employer’s liability (Accidents at Work) claims.

Andreas Loizou

Solicitor

Ghulam Ali

Conveyancing Consultant

Mohammed Israr LLB (Hons)

Solicitor

Mohammed is a Property lawyer with a commercial attitude specialising in England and Wales Residential/ Commercial Property transactions.

Day to day, Mohammed deals with Sales, Purchases and Re-mortgages of residential property as well as commercial properties for residential and commercial Clients throughout England and Wales, having a particular specialism in dealing with high net worth individuals, be it properties to live in or investment properties. Mohammed also deals with commercial transactions including; Purchase and Sale of Businesses, Leases, Licenses to Assign and Premises Licences.

Mohammed is also a specialist in Immigration whereby day to day Mohammed deals with; Asylum, Applications for British Citizenship and British Passports, Detention and Bail Applications, Deportation, EEA Applications, Indefinite Leave to Remain Applications, Leave to Remain Applications, Judicial Reviews, Spouse Visas and Visit Visas.

Mohammed also represents a high net worth of individuals from outside of the EEA who wish to invest money in or start businesses in the UK under the former Tier 1 Entrepreneur and Investor routes now known as; Innovator or Start up Visas.

Iram Shafiq

Solicitor

Irem Shoukat LLB (HONS)

Trainee Solicitor

Sania Shafiq LLB Law (Hons), PgDip

Trainee Solicitor

Sania graduated with a law degree in 2014 from the University of Bedfordshire and then went on to complete her Legal Practice Course with the University of Law (Bloomsbury) in 2018. Having started work in the legal profession in 2014, Sania gained a wide range of experience in different areas of law to include, personal injury and family law. Sania also gained some experience in Immigration from her previous firm. Sania joined Morgan and Wiseman Solicitors in January 2018 as a Family Law Paralegal. Sania began assisting with family-related matters before taking on a caseload. Sania is a strong professional in Private Family and Children Law and is currently a Trainee Solicitor undertaking her first seat in the family law department. Sania deals with a variety of aspects of private family law including domestic abuse, private children law, divorce, finances and transfer of tenancy. Sania also undertakes advocacy and represents clients at court in family cases such as domestic abuse and private children law. In her spare time, Sania enjoys attending the gym and spending quality time with family.

Humna Murad LLB (Hons) LLM

Paralegal

Humna is a paralegal and joined the team in 2018. Humna enjoys working within the family team.

Humna deals with a variety of family cases such as injunctions, private children matters and divorce. Humna also represents clients at court and undertakes advocacy.

Mohammed Regwan Uddin (LLB Hons)

Paralegal

Mohammed Uddin joined Morgan Wiseman in October 2018 after working for the Bedford & Luton County Courts as a Court Usher.

He graduated with a Law Degree from the University of Surrey and worked for a local law firm during his studies dealing with areas in relation to Personal Injury and Commercial Property.

Mohammed is a Family Law Paralegal and receives his own caseload acting as an agent for the National Legal Service. He has a reputation of meeting his monthly targets and deadlines to finalise family law matters efficiently.

Mohammed now deals with obtaining emergency injunctions and issuing private children law proceedings for clients who require Legal Aid.

He occasionally attends listed hearings to represent clients who have experienced domestic abuse.

Maariyah Yaqub

Trainee Solicitor

Maariyah is a Trainee Solicitor in the Family Department at Morgan Wiseman. Currently based in the Birmingham office, on a day to day basis, Maariyah deals with vulnerable clients who are victims of domestic violence. Maariyah currently works on aspects of family law including; domestic abuse, divorce and financial proceedings, as well as disputes concerning Private Children Law including parental responsibility, prohibited steps, specific issue and child arrangements orders. Maariyah is a confident advocate and regularly undertakes her own advocacy. Throughout her approach, she ensures that she is focused on providing her clients with clear and pragmatic advice in the face of difficult and emotional situations. She prides herself on her sensitivity and judgment and is committed at all times to achieve the best outcome for her clients.

Yaibur Rahman

Paralegal

Yaibur joined Morgan Wiseman in October 2018 after graduating with a Law Degree from Oxford Brookes University.

Yaibur is now a paralegal in the family law department of the firm and deals mostly with obtaining injunctions and private children proceedings.

Kamran Bari

Paralegal

Kamran joined Morgan Wiseman in March 2019. He has graduated with a Law Degree from the University of Leicester.

He first joined the Immigration Department where he worked on various visa applications. Currently, he is sitting in the Family Law Department.

Anika Tahseen LLB (Hons)

Paralegal

Anika joined Morgan Wiseman in April 2019 and graduated with a Law Degree from the University of Bedfordshire.

Anika is a paralegal in the family law department. Day to day, Anika handles her own caseload, and deals with obtaining injunctions for vulnerable clients who have been subjected to domestic abuse.

Claire Ballard (FILEx)

Legal Assitant

Claire qualified as a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives FILEx in 2006. Since then she has worked for several leading local law firms as a Senior Crown Court Litigator and more recently as a Family lawyer primarily dealing with Private Children Applications, Domestic Violence cases, and Public Law Proceedings. Noting that a significant number of her clients have Mental Health issues and Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Claire has undertaken further training so as to better recognise, understand and support the additional challenges faced by these clients whilst involved in legal proceedings. Claire is also a Commissioner for Oaths.

Gemal Naboev

Legal Assistant

Gemal is a fresh-faced LLB Law graduate who is due to start his LLM Legal Practice Course. Young, smart and enthusiastic, Gemal considers himself a 'self-motivated individual with a pure passion for Law'. With a resilient and detail-oriented approach to problem-solving, Gemal revels in using all his skills to support his case-load. In his current role at Morgan Wiseman, Gemal is working with the specialist domestic abuse division providing expert support and counsel to victims. Beyond domestic violence, Gemal looks forward to gaining experience across other areas of laws with Morgan Wiseman.

Alice Richardson BA (HONS) MA

Immigration Consultant

Alice is an immigration consultant who specialises in providing expert advice sessions. Alice has an impressive success rate in complex human rights cases especially those involving children. She has experience in linguistic research in Immigration tribunals. Alice’s recent project is providing legal advice to members of deprived communities who are not able to access legal advice and support. She is proactively attending meetings to help establish an online platform for easily accessing legal support. Alice has been involved in writing articles in and around legal issues which have published by the International Investigative Interview and Research Group. Alice is fluent in French and has often interpreted for French-speaking immigration clients.

Blessing Adedeji

Legal Assistant

Blessing assists lawyers in their daily duties. Her role includes preparing and completing Home Office applications. Blessing has experience in completing a number of successful Home Office applications, including Spouse visas, EEA and nationality applications. Blessing liaises with clients daily. She strives to provide excellent client care by keeping clients up to date when necessary and concluding matters in a timely manner. She reg/brularly uses Lexis Nexis and Westlaw to keep up to date on developing law. Blessing is passionate about Human Rights, specifically Article 8 ECHR the right to private life and family life; she frequently researches current cases in the European Court of Human Rights. She also enjoys keeping track of current affairs, such as Brexit. Blessing plays an active role in her town, she often visits local communities reaching out to those in need of support. She plans to continue outreaching and possibly expand further afield.

Grace Roe

Legal Assistant

Grace has just completed her Law A-Level and is hoping to prosper in her role as a legal assistant in order to become an Immigration Lawyer through the apprenticeship route. She currently helps the team by preparing Home Office applications by gathering information about clients. In addition to this, Grace is enthusiastic about keeping up to date with how the law in immigration is changing and how our work can be adjusted to these changes. Grace has mainly dealt with Immigration clients that have been subjected to domestic violence as she also assists with additional advice on injunction matters.

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