Parveen worked for the Citizen’s Advice Bureau for over 10 years during which period she obtained her law degree from the Leeds University in 2002. She secured a training contract with Ison Harrison in 2002/2003 and qualified as a solicitor in 2005 to specialise in family work. She is a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel.

Parveen gained experience in the field of forced marriage and honour based violence acting for people in countless sensitive cases over the years, along with her heavy involvement with a variety of community groups that work with vulnerable women and children. In June 2012 Parveen passed her examinations and has now achieved specialist status under the Resolution scheme in this area of expertise.

Originally set up
in 1999, the scheme is designed to help people who are facing family breakdown to make an informed choice when deciding which lawyer to appoint. To become a Resolution Accredited Specialist, lawyers have to agree to uphold the Resolution code of practice and need to have passed a written test
demonstrating a breadth of knowledge of family law issues and specialist knowledge in at least two areas of family law.

Parveen is one of only 10 Solicitors in the country to achieve Resolution accreditation in the field of forced marriage & honour based violence. She comments: “As a Resolution member, I am committed to encouraging a non confrontational approach to resolving family disputes. That way, both the emotional and financial costs of divorce or family breakdown are minimised for those involved.”

“Now, by choosing a Resolution specialist, individuals can be assured that they are being advised by someone who has a wide knowledge and experience of family la
w and has the qualifications to demonstrate it.”

Resolution is an association of over 6500 members who are committed to promoting a non-confrontational atmostphere in which family law matters are dealt with in a sensitive, constructive and cost-effective way.It sets high standards of good practice in family law and runs an accreditation scheme for family lawyers.

For further information, or for any family law enquiries please contact Parveen Ahmed:

0113 200 7427

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