Our Firm

We are a legal practice offering a professional, friendly and reliable service where every client matters.

Zahida Alam

Senior Solicitor

Zahida Alam graduated from The University of Bradford with a LLB Hons degree and undertook her Legal Practice Course at Leeds. She is Senior Solicitor and Partner at Meresbrook Pollard Solicitors.

Having qualified as a Solicitor in 2004, she completed her training contract at prestigious firm Berrymans Lace Mawer in Leeds. She has extensive experience in a range of legal practice areas and deals mainly in the fields of immigration, personal injury, clinical negligence and family/matrimonial law, including all aspects of matrimonial assets and child contact matters.

Zahida additionally has a strong interest in all matters relating to special educational needs and disability and is a fastidious professional.

Education
  • LLB Law Bradford University
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
Qualified Solicitor
  • SRA ID: 334165
  • Admittance: 15/12/2004

Shazia Noreen Sarwar

Senior Solicitor

Shazia is a Senior Solicitor and Partner at Meresbrook Pollard Solicitors and qualified as a Solicitor in 2011. She graduated with a degree in Law and European Business, completed a post-graduate diploma in Law and undertook her Legal Practice Course.

She has worked in a variety of legal settings since 2005 and has vast legal knowledge and experience, and has been employed at such firms as Optima Legal and DLA Solicitors. Shazia deals predominantly with personal injury, clinical negligence, family/matrimonial matters, immigration, and all aspects of civil litigation including bankruptcy and contractual disputes. Shazia has a keen eye for detail and is a conscientious and hard- working Solicitor.

Education
  • Law and Business degree
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
Qualified Solicitor
  • SRA ID:298164
  • Admittance: 15/06/2011

Our History


Meresbrook Pollard Solicitors was formed in 2011 and has quickly established a highly satisfied client base. We are renowned for our attention to detail and for ‘going the extra mile’. Meresbrook Pollard Solicitors is a small firm that has and continues to establish strong and lasting relationships with our clients.

Client Testimonials

See what our clients have to say about us.

  • 5 star review  Thank you for your hard work for my spouse application Visa was granted within 6 weeks I definitely recommend meresbrook pollard solicitors they are highly professionals 5 stars given

    thumb Ahmad Nassiri
    1/29/2020
  • 5 star review  I think they tried their best to see that everything worked out. I believe they did their work diligently. It is unfortunate that covid slowed things down. I will be using them again to finalize everythin Thank you

    thumb Cynthia Aigbe
    6/29/2021
  • 5 star review  A very big thank you to Meresbrook solicitors I am very pleased with the way Zahida and Shazia dealt with my wife’s application I have been married for eight years and my case was very complicated it was refused in 2014 and no other solicitors were ready to take the case but meresbrook solicitors took my case and were extremely helpful both Zahida and Shazia were with us every step of the way. I got the best decision within three weeks and I highly recommend meresbrook solicitors. Thank you for all your help Zahida and Shazia Azhar hussain

    thumb Afsana Kauser
    3/30/2020
  • 5 star review  This firm is absolutely amazing with high level of professionalism in their manners of conduction their business. My and my wife were given very clear guidance from the start to the end and the responses through email exchanges were very quick as well. Highly recommended.

    thumb Yogesh Limbu
    3/23/2021
  • 5 star review  THANKYOU shazia and your team for your excellent and professional service in applying for my wife’s visa. So helpful and patient and the attention to detail was excellent I would highly recommend you and will certainly use you again in the future .

    thumb Scott Lazenby
    1/05/2021