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Naheed Taj

Head of Family
Senior Leadership Team
0207 235 8000

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Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change - Stephen Hawking

Naheed is a Partner and Head of our Family Law team.  After experience leading a very successful Family Law department in a Thames Valley legal practise, she and her team joined Child & Child in 2021. She is passionate about delivering results for clients. This is acheived by providing tailored advice to ensure that clients achieve their outcomes, whilst also providing care and support to people through that journey.

I am passionate about guiding people on the journey of a separation, whatever challenges are presented

Within the family law system Naheed is acknowledged for her work in complicated Children Act cases, such as those involving:

  • Parental Alienation
  • Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control
  • Relocation of families, both in the UK and internationally.

Naheed has been involved in significantly intricate financial cases, resolving through private hearings.

Marriages constituting Sharia Law and pooled family funds are an area where Naheed is particularly recognised.

In addition to providing excellence in the work that she does, Naheed has a well-established network of experts and peers. This means expert advice is on hand to deal with even the most complicated of problems which may arise. Naheed works closely with her Senior Associate Ben Castle to ensure every case is evaluated from all angles, in order to deliver the best outcomes.

Citations and Awards

Legal 500 describes Naheed as

A very experienced and hard-nosed litigator who gets the very best results for her clients.

Naheed was shortlisted for the ‘Professional in Business’ award at at the 8th British Muslim Awards in 2020.

Client Quotes

Simply an outstanding lawyer who is attentive to her client’s needs. Understands the emotional duress that uncertainty causes and always delivers exceptional outcomes


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