Vaqas is a real estate partner who specialises in providing commercial real estate advice with a particular focus on developers and investors. Vaqas also heads up the Manchester office.
Vaqas' experience covers a full range of real estate transactions. He has significant investment and development experience acting for residential and commercial developers and investors in addition to local authorities in relation to major regeneration projects.
Vaq trained with Eversheds and qualified with them in 2001 before joining Shoosmiths in 2005. Vaq was made a partner in 2007.
Vaq was a runner up in the Assistant Solicitor of the Year category of the 2007 Lawyer Awards. In November 2007, he was also named by Times Online as one of 10 'future stars to watch outside London.'
Shortlisted for Client Partner of the Year in The Lawyer Awards 2014, Vaq was nominated by Marston's for "Strategic contributions to managing its property portfolio". The Awards recognise client partners which are "Involved at a business-critical, board level and understand their clients".
University Of Birmingham ( LLB (Hons) )