Sahida Ahmed
Family Law Partner

Sahida has specialised in all aspects of Family Law for the last twenty two years with a particular focus on financial settlements in divorce, including family businesses, civil partnerships, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation disputes and matters pertaining to child arrangement issues on separation and divorce.

She specialises in complex financial work involving high net worth individuals, business owners, locally, nationally and internationally.

Sahida has a particular interest and close involvement with domestic violence organisations and has for many years regularly advised domestic violence organisations/charities on securing protection for their service users.

In addition, she deals with private and public law work relating to children and has handled matters dealing with child abduction involving foreign jurisdictions.

She has a particular insight of the Shariah law in relation to divorces pertaining to clients of the Islamic faith and the cultural issues relating to Asian clients and enjoys a very favourable reputation with clients from all walks of life. Sahida also speaks both Gujerati and Urdu.

Sahida offers strategic advice to help and guide clients through many life changes and devises the solutions they need to protect themselves and their future generations. She often advises on divorce cases concerning business owners where questions of valuation, liquidity and minority discount arise. Sahida takes a sensible and pragmatic approach to matters and tailors her advice to the individual needs of her clients.

Sahida is also a trained collaborative law practitioner.

Tel: 07702 021 351

Our Family Law Services

We advise on a wide range of family matters and we are well known for providing a compassionate and professional service. We provide strategic and commercial advice and guidance no matter how complicated the issue is to protect clients and their future generations. We help you achieve peace of mind and act as your trusted advisor. We spend time understanding the issues and pride ourselves on our technical excellence. We know the importance of working constructively and collaboratively to provide clients with alternative methods to traditional litigation in order to resolve family disputes quickly and amicably.

Our areas of expertise are:

  • Financial Settlements and Remedies
  • Property Issues on Separation, Divorce and Cohabitation
  • Child Issues and Maintenance
  • Adoption
  • Residence and Contact
  • Domestic Violence
  • Children Public Law
  • Protection and Occupation Orders
  • Pre-Nuptial and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Unmarried Couple Agreements and Co-Habitation Disputes
  • Wealth Protection


“Sahida recognised the stress and worry that I was experiencing during my difficult time and was committed throughout to guiding me in achieving an excellent result. I always think highly of Sahida’s service and professionalism”.

“…..very impressed with Sahida Ahmed. She put everything in a clear light. She was very professional, capable and strong. Thank you for handling my case in an easy straightforward way, I will certainly have no hesitation to recommend you to any friends or family”.

“……very high level of service and professionalism demonstrated by Sahida….Sahida clearly demonstrated that my father’s needs and requirements were more of a priority for her in her dealings with us and we are thoroughly impressed”.

“Sahida showed a very high level of service and professionalism and knew exactly what she was doing. She guided me through my case step by step and was extremely caring and committed and even put me in my place a few times to point me in the right direction. I have absolutely no hesitation about highly recommending Sahida to everyone, in my opinion she is the best in the game”