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Qudsia Hameed


Qudsia Hameed is a Solicitor who has worked at Farani Taylor Solicitors since 2019. She has experience in Wills, Trusts, Probate, Immigration, and Family Law.

Estate Planning
Qudsia is currently specialising in Wills and Trusts, she has amassed a wealth of experience dealing with complex estate planning. Further, she helps her clients to structure their affairs in a manner that is tax-efficient whilst protecting their beneficiaries.
Her expertise in Wills includes drafting complex Wills and Will Trust structures for high-net-worth clients, Islamic Wills, Administration of Trusts, and other estate planning techniques. Qudsia conducts detailed fact finds with her clients to ensure that her advice meets their needs and covers everything. She works closely with Ben Lockyer on complex estate planning matters.
She has a particular specialism in Islamic Wills or Wills that have Islamic precedent. Working closely with Zahur Chowdhry, Head of Islamic Wills, helping Muslims across the UK to fulfill a vital duty. Perfectly placed to advise on Islamic Wills because of her comprehension of the law and inheritance tax combined with her knowledge of Shariah inheritance.
Family Law

Qudsia’s exceptional eye for detail whilst maintaining a client-centric relationship was spotted by our Family Department. She works with Sally Masango to help our clients to organise their child’s living arrangements following separation.

She assists in the preparation of documents for court orders as well as for divorce proceedings. Providing an understanding ear, Qudsia can help explain sensitively the legal issues whilst maintaining her compassionate approach.
Qudsia had a seat working in the Immigration Department working on a variety of applications. She has a breadth of knowledge in immigration law and how it affects Visa applications.
Further, she worked with a wide range of private and corporate clients, helping them submit applications with representations to provide the highest chance of success. She meticulously studied the rules and therefore is often asked to help the immigration team with complex drafting.
Qudsia’s practice experience includes:
  • Wills
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Family Law
  • Immigration
  • Corporate Immigration
Education, Professional Certification, Accreditation, or other Licenses
  • LLB
  • LPC
  • LLM

I have to say you made the process really clear and concise to complete. Plus, your care, understanding and time given to us was really well received.I would like to express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for dealing with our questions and matters with the utmost diligence, sound professionalism, and above all a smile. I would like to also thank you for making this process very easy and professional. I look forward to using you for any other future affairs if needed.

I’ve had a brilliant service from Farani Taylor’s. I needed to make a will. Everything was explained to me in detail about the types of will and it was tailored to my needs. The team especially Mr Zahur Chowdhry and Ms Qudsia were exceptional. At any point when I had queries I received a prompt reply from them. Everything was done very quickly and efficiently and costs were very reasonable. I would certainly use them again and recommend to all my friends & family. Thank you. Dr. Samara Afzal

My father and mother recently had their Islamic Wills together with trust planning prepared by Farani Taylor Solicitors, whom we found through the East London Mosque website. Zahur Chowdhury and Qudsia Hameed were very helpful, efficient and provided quick responses to our queries. The whole process was methodical, easy to understand and my parents were happy and satisfied with the service provided. We highly recommend them for those seeking to prepare Islamic Wills with estate planning. Mohammed Q.

My wife and I received an Excellent Service from Zahur Chowdhry and his team, including Miss Qudsia Hameed. We met Zahur to update our Wills and prepared our lasting power of attorney’s which would protect us during our lifetime if we lose our mental capacity. The advice received met our needs and requirements. We would highly recommend the expertise of Zahur Chowdhry and Farani Taylor Solicitors. Tamkin Riaz

Mr Chowdhry from Farani Taylor Solicitors has been meticulous and thoroughly outstanding. I have received quality advice and service from start to finish. He is diligent, courteous, adept and extensively experienced. It was an honour to be able to liaise with such a proficient and analytical individual – a good timekeeper. Communication was flawless. Ms. Hameed of Farani Taylor Solicitors must not be left out at all. She has also been a contributory factor to my success and has been amazing. These individuals are true gems and add great value to the company. Their focus, from my point of view, have been the success and joy of their client. I have learnt so much and appreciate that the outcome to my query has been thorough and favourable. With hand on heart, I can vouch and say nothing but good words for Mr Chowdhry and M. Hameed. Thank you. K H Siddique

Recent Work
  • Worked on a complex case helping a client with multiple properties to organise family wealth transfer in the most tax-efficient manner.
  • Qudsia recently drafted complex Islamic Wills that mitigate as much tax as possible whilst ensuring they comply with Shariah. Further, helped draft detailed instructions for the trustees to follow, that outline the specific wishes and outline agreements made by the beneficiaries.
Hobbies and Interests

In her spare time, Qudsia loves to read. She also loves to travel immersing herself in various cultures.

Publications and Articles
What is Inheritance Tax? – Qudsia outlines what inheritance tax is and why it is important to think about it prior to making a Will.

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