Khalid Sharif


Khalid originally qualified as a Scottish solicitor in 2001 before moving to London and qualifying as an English solicitor in 2004 when he joined Child & Child.

Khalid deals with commercial and residential property, purchase, sale, development and financing in the prime London market. His clients include developers, companies, investors, banks as well as private individuals both onshore and offshore. 

Khalid has acted on the purchase and sale of some of London’s most prestigious properties for both domestic and international clients. Khalid can advise on the best vehicle for asset ownership, setting up and administering offshore entities and advising clients in relation to same. 

Khalid also advises clients and investors in respect of properties with short leases (extending and/or buying freehold) and has specific expertise in advising clients buying short leasehold properties. He works closely with our enfranchisement team as well as a specialist team of valuers and surveyors.

Khalid works closely with our property litigation team assisting clients with any contentious as well as non-contentious matters and regularly works on commercial transactions which require multiple skills and brings together teams incorporating multiple disciplines in order to deliver a 360 degree service to the firm’s clients.

Khalid is very approachable and takes pride in being able to explain complicated legal paperwork and technically complicated legal situations in simple client friendly language.