Nadiya Virani-Bland is the Head of Private Client. She is a Private Client Solicitor who specialises in Wills, Probate, Inheritance Tax, Trusts and Court of Protection Applications. She is a noted practitioner in Chambers and Partners UK. Nadiya’s particular areas of expertise cover all matters relating to Wills, Trusts and Probate, including detailed advice on the drafting of Trusts, inheritance tax and planning for future generations as well as complex applications to the Court of Protection for the appointments of Deputies, Statutory Wills and obtaining permission to make gifts on behalf of individuals who lack capacity.
Nadiya is an appointed Court of Protection deputy where due to the lack of capacity or other similar reasons, some clients develop complex needs and they and their families are faced with rather challenging circumstances. With more than 10 years of experience and a passionate dedication to looking after the needs of her clients and their families, Nadiya understands more than most, the difficulties clients and their families face in these situations. She is determined to provide clients with excellent legal advice, professional support and guidance all through the applicable process. Her combination of attention to detail, robust and proactive approach to matters has earned her the reputation of a meticulous, thorough and very capable pair of hands to who clients entrust their most delicate affairs.
Nadiya also acts as a professional trustee and she is particularly passionate about providing legal assistance on future planning. Working closely with our agricultural, residential and commercial property teams, Nadiya is very keen to provide clients with advice on inheritance tax matters and the most efficient ways to achieve their goals through carefully drafted Wills and Trusts.
Outside of work, Nadiya is a volunteer trustee for Myton Hospice and loves spending time with her young family. She also enjoys the outdoors.