Bernard joined The Law Practice in November 2016 as a Director/ Solicitor specialising in the areas of Property and Private Client. Bernard has, for many years, practised as Shepherds Solicitors in Great Barr and is experienced in commercial work, domestic property transactions together with a sound and practical knowledge of wills and probate, lasting powers of attorney and private client work generally. As a well known member of the legal community in the Birmingham and West Midlands area, Bernard is currently President of the West Midland Association of Law Societies. Bernard prides himself in his ability to create lasting relationships by placing listening to his clients and providing honest and straightforward advice as a priority.
Nasar obtained a BSc in Mathematics & Business Management from Manchester University before finding his calling in law. Nasar trained with a small, niche civil and commercial litigation practice and qualified in this area of law. He has handled cases within the Multi Track and Fast track in the civil courts and has experience of claims in the Technology and Construction Court. He has joined The Law Practice to expand and develop the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team. Nasar advises on all aspects of Civil Litigation and Commercial Dispute Resolution. Areas of particular interest are Personal Injury where Nasar has achieved tens of thousands of pounds in settlement for his clients; and also Landlord & Tenant matters where he maintains close relations with letting agents. He is looking to undertake more claims relating to construction disputes from main or sub-contractors. Nasar prides himself in his friendly and amenable attitude and his clients welcome his commercially focused and pragmatic advice.
Maryam qualified as a Solicitor in 2002. She developed extensive knowledge on many legal and social issues affecting the community during her time with Walsall Citizens Advice Bureau. With over 7 years experience, she is well quipped in advising clients on various legal aspects. Maryam specialises in all litigious aspects and also focuses on dispute resolutions for both individual and corporate organisations. Moreover, she deals with Landlord and Tenant issues and Family Law matters. Maryam provides clients with holistic advice and aims to achieve the best possible solution to their problem. Maryam is also fluent in Cantonese.