Meet some of our people

Shahid Shoeb


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


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 Operations

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.

Andreas Loizou LLB (hons) & PG Dip


Andreas is solicitor who joined Morgan Wiseman in July 2019. Andreas has expertise in all aspects of Family and Property law. He has worked on a number of cases involving high net worth individuals and often including an international element. Andreas is excellent at meeting the needs of the most vulnerable clients. His approach is collaborative where possible, but he will take a robust litigious stance when it is in his clients’ interests. Andreas is known for his calm, pragmatic and supportive manner with clients, providing clear advice to enable clients to achieve their goals in the most effective, cost- efficient manner.

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.

Mohammed Israr LLB (Hons)


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.

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.

Mohammed Uddin (LLB Hons)


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.

Gemal Naboev LLB (Hons)


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.

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.

Haroon Majid


Haroon started in August as an intern and is now working full time as an accounts assistant. His duties include invoices, bills and writing reports He finished Accounting and Finance BA (Hons) degree with a 1st class from the University of Hertfordshire. He is currently pursuing an ACCA qualification to become a chartered accountant.

Atiqa Tariq

Legal Assistant

Graduating from Hamdard University in 2012 with LLB, Atiqa went on to complete her LLM in 2016 from Karachi University. Now at Morgan and Wisemans Solicitors, Atiqa is a key member of the Pakistan operations with a wealth of experience in Constitutional, Labour, Admiralty, Intellectual Property Rights, and Immigration law. Furthermore, Atiqa has also handled property and conveyancing matters, and continues asl a lecturer at Hamdard University, teaching the contract and IP legal system of Pakistan Consultant

Yaibur Rahman


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


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)


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.

Fereshteh Hafeez


Maria Kanios

Operations Manager

Maria joined the team in March 2019. She brings with her a wealth of experience in managing operations, teams and clients within the legal industry. Maria is responsible for the smooth running of operations, ensuring the provision of an efficient and professional legal service to all clients, partners, and stakeholders.

Sinead Smyth


Sinead graduated with a Law Degree from the University of Warwick in 2012. She then completed the BPTC LLM in Bar Practice at the University of Law in July 2019 before joining Morgan Wiseman as an advocate in September 2019.Sinead specialises in working with vulnerable clients who have been subjected to domestic abuse. Day to day, she travels to courts across the Midlands to represent her client’s in court

Zenam Ahmed


Zenam joined as a receptionist at Morgan Wiseman in 2019. She studied maths and medical science at college, after which she worked in administration including at an optical wholesaler. She then went on to become a receptionist at a tuition centre.

Bhavini Joshi (LLB Hons) (LL.M)


Bhavini graduated from Kingston University in 2015 with a Law Degree and then went on to Complete her Legal Practice Course and Masters at the University of Law (Guildford). Bhavini joined Morgan Wiseman Solicitors in September 2019 as a Paralegal in the Family Law department. She appreciates what Morgan Wiseman stands for as a whole and takes pride in the work she carries out on a daily basis.

Oluwatobi Akinwande LLB & LPC LLM


Tobi graduated with a Law degree from the University of Liverpool in 2018 and then went on to complete the LPC LLM from the University of Law (Liverpool) in August 2019. Tobi joined Morgan Wiseman in September 2019 and is currently a paralegal in the Family Law department. Tobi is responsible for the day-to-day running of her clients’ files and deals with injunctions for domestic violence victims as well as disputes concerning children proceedings. Tobi looks forward to exploring other departments in the firm.

Emily Norris

Marketing and Communications Executive

Emily studied Media Studies at Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge, averaging a 2:1 in subjects including radio, documentary filmmaking and media & politics. She also has a passion for journalism and photography. Joining the firm in 2019, Emily prides herself on her communication skills and being friendly and approachable. She is excited to join the firm and show what she can do with the social media channels.

Kiran Afsar

Marketing and Communications Executive

Kiran joined Morgan Wiseman in August 2019. She graduated from the University of Bedfordshire in 2015 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She has been blogging and creating video content over the last five years on various platforms. Kiran has worked with companies like Debenhams, Rimmel London and even Tesco on blog campaigns over the years and looks forward to creating connections at Morgan Wiseman.