Leading North West law firm Napthens has appointed Senior Associate Solicitor Shahida Jogi to the firm’s wills and estate planning team in the Liverpool office.
Since qualifying as a solicitor in 2002, Shahida has practised wholly in the field of Private Client law, working for a number of national commercial law firms throughout her career, such as Hill Dickinson and DWF, she joins following eight years with Weightmans.
Bringing with her 18 years’ experience, Shahida has provided advice on wills and estate planning to a wide portfolio of clients, including business owners, lottery winners and former footballers. Specialising in wealth preservation and legacy planning, Shahida regularly works alongside financial advisors, accountants and wealth managers to provide a comprehensive and well-rounded approach to meet her clients’ aims.
In addition to her role at Napthens, Shahida sits on the committee of the Professional Liverpool Private Client Specialist Group, which aims to share professional knowledge and strengthen networks with industry across Liverpool City region. She has also been a contributor to the Institute of Directors, ICAEW, and Police Superintendents’ Association, regularly hosting seminars on legal updates and sharing best practice.
Speaking on her appointment, Shahida said: “Napthens is a leading name in the North West legal sector and has really embedded itself in the Liverpool business community. The firm has a strong reputation for their bespoke approach to supporting clients and I’m very much looking forward to joining the team and building on the firms’ estate planning offering, particularly here in Liverpool.”
In 2018 Napthens opened an office in The Plaza, Old Hall Street, Liverpool to develop its presence in the city region and complement its existing locations across Lancashire, Cumbria and in Southport.
Gareth McIntegart, Head of Napthens’ Liverpool office, said: “Liverpool City Region is a key part of Napthens’ future growth plans and we are excited to welcome Shahida to our team. Having practised in the city for more than 18 years, Shahida brings with her a wealth of experience that will prove invaluable to our clients whilst her active role within the financial and professional services community means Shahida will have an important part to play as we continue to develop our presence and profile in the city.
As part of that, we are continuing to recruit high calibre talent and look forward to making further announcements over the coming months as we look to expand our service offering and strengthen our client base across the region.”