Schofield Sweeny 16102023

Schofield Sweeney appoints contentious probate partner

Nazia Nawaz has joined leading Yorkshire law firm Schofield Sweeney as a Partner.

Based in Huddersfield, Nazia will lead the firm’s contentious trusts and probate team. She brings with her over 20 years of experience of advising and representing clients in disputes relating to inheritance, probate and wills as well as trust disputes. She is a full member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and an affiliate member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).

Nazia Nawaz, partner “I am delighted to have joined Schofield Sweeney which is one of the most reputable firms in the region and I look forward to contributing to the firm’s excellent reputation and its success

Graham Sweeney, Managing partner, “We are pleased to welcome Nazia to work alongside and lead our contentious probate team, Nazia’s expertise will enhance the firm’s ability to support clients in this complex area of law.”

Recognised as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ in the Legal 500 2023, she was also shortlisted as Private Client Lawyer of the Year in the Legal 500 Northern Powerhouse Awards 2023.