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  Both Zahida and Shazia have been absolutely exemplary in their conduct of our matter from the outset to the end. They have guided us throughout the process and always were on hand to quell our concerns. They very proactive and responsive to our emails and telephone calls and couldn’t thank them enough for their services! Thank you both again for everything, we really appreciate it. All the best for the future

    thumb Koser Asif
    3/31/2021
  • 5 star review  Used them for a UK visa application and I have to mention Zaida especially who was really helpful and organised. She helped gather all the necessary documentation, checked it then submitted it on our behalf. It is a difficult process and we could not have done it without the support from them. Thank you once again.

    thumb Imran Ahmed
    9/30/2020
  • 5 star review  I would like to say a big thank u to shaziya and ziada my case was so complicated but they put in all the effort and my hubby got visa granted in 18 days once again a big thank u ???

    thumb Atiya Shan
    2/28/2020
  • 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
  • 5 star review  Meresbrook Pollard Solicitors are a team full of friendly and professional individuals. Highly recommend to everyone, easy to contact and communicate with. Successful Spouse Visa application - Honestly cannot recommend enough. Thank you

    thumb Murtaza Hussain
    3/19/2021