Mariam is a UK Solicitor Advocate, called to the Bar by Inner Temple, London in 2008. She specialises in private client law comprising of family & divorce law and wills & inheritance matters through the Dubai/Abu Dhabi Courts and the UK.
Mariam can assist both non-Muslim and Muslim clients with issuing divorce proceedings in the UK, and under local Sharia law in the UAE. For the amicable divorce/Sharia divorce procedure, Mariam provides comprehensive representation including assistance at court and drafting of settlement agreements. Mariam has vast experience in advising and drafting settlement agreements which are approved by the Dubai /Abu Dhabi Court. She handles divorce matters for clients based in Abu Dhabi.
Mariam advises on all aspects relating to children’s matters, including maintenance and child arrangement orders relating to residence and contact. She is highly experienced in dealing with all aspects of international divorce, ranging from financial disputes between high net worth clients to the enforcement of court orders abroad. Mariam also advises on the merits of varying maintenance orders and consent orders, as well as negotiating and drafting pre and postnuptial agreements.
As a member of Resolution, Mariam is committed to resolving family law disputes in a constructive manner and adheres to the organisation’s Code of Practice, which encourages practitioners to minimise conflict and keep the best interests of any children of the family at the forefront of considerations.
As a private client lawyer Mariam assists with the preparation of Wills, succession planning, and inheritance issues under both UK and the UAE law. She spends time on a weekly basis in Abu Dhabi assisting clients with their wills and family related matters. In addition, Mariam is regularly instructed by clients abroad in probate cases involving investment properties in the UAE.