Siddique Patel joined Shoosmiths in June 2018 as a junior lawyer to work with Peter Morris in the Family team at the recently opened Leeds office at Platform.
Siddique joined Shoosmiths from Kamrans Solicitors where he was Head of the Family law team.
As well as conducting all areas of matrimonial work, Siddique specialises in Islamic family law and is one of the few qualified solicitors in the country who is credibly able to advise couples on Islamic marriage and divorce (Talaq). Through his in-depth knowledge of the workings of Shariah Councils and the cultural needs and sensitivities encountered by clients, Siddique is able to resolve issues with both religious and civil divorce elements.
Siddique continues to represent a diverse range of clients from across the UK and overseas.
Alongside his matrimonial and Islamic family practice, Siddique also handles matrimonial finance cases as well as complex private law children cases, involving issues such as domestic violence, forced marriage and international relocation.
With a strong focus and understanding of the legal, religious and cultural issues affecting couples and families, Siddique has an innovative approach and a unique insight to best help his clients.
If you would like to speak to Siddique, please do not hesitate to contact him on [email protected] or alternatively on 07802 875 160.