Your Experts in Commercial & Contractual Services

At Shah Law Chambers, we are dedicated solicitors committed to providing comprehensive legal services for businesses of all sizes. Our expertise encompasses a wide range of corporate matters, ensuring that your company is equipped to navigate the complex legal landscape.

We can provide advice, assistance and guidance in the following areas of commercial and contractual law.


Our Areas of Specialization:


    1. Companies Incorporation: We specialize in facilitating the smooth and efficient process of company incorporation. Our team guides you through every step, ensuring compliance with legal requirements and minimizing potential hurdles.

    2. Companies Dispute Resolution: When disputes arise with other parties, be it competitors, clients, or partners, we are here to represent your interests. Our experienced team works diligently to find effective resolutions, whether through negotiation, litigation, or alternative dispute resolution methods.

    3. Internal Conflicts: Addressing internal conflicts between directors and/or shareholders is crucial for maintaining a healthy business environment. We provide strategic counsel to resolve disputes amicably and in accordance with the law.

    4. Commercial Contracts: Our solicitors are adept at drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts tailored to meet your specific business needs. We prioritize clarity and precision to protect your interests and promote successful business relationships.

    5. Dispute Resolution for Contracts: In the event of disputes arising from commercial contracts, we offer expert guidance in pursuing resolutions through various means, including arbitration, mediation, adjudication, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

Our Team


Our team has over 40 years of collective experience in delivering high quality work in all matters relating to employment law, acting for both employers and employee. The team has particular expertise in complicated and multi-faceted claims against employers.

We have four members of the team who may work on your matter. Regardless of who works on your matter, they will be supervised by Manzoor Ahmad Shah, Principal and Head of Employment department at the firm.


Manzoor Ahmad Shah – Director/Solicitor

  • Manzoor is the head of our team and has over 17 years’ experience in employment law, specialising in dismissal and discrimination claims against employers. Manzoor has been working in this area since he qualified and has assisted numerous employers and employees.
  • Manzoor completed his BSc from University of Kashmir (J&K, India), LLB (hons) and Sharia’ Law from IIUI (Islamabad, Pakistan).
  • Manzoor qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and gained experience in several law firms before opening his own comprehensive practice in 2008
  • Manzoor has also completed several professional development courses in employment law.
  • Manzoor speaks fluent Urdu, Kashmiri, Hindi and Arabic.

Lubna Sabri – Consultant

  • Lubna qualified as a solicitor in 2004. She obtained her B.A Honours in Law from De Montfort University (Leicester) and completed her Legal Practice Course from the same University.
  • Lubna has been working with us since May 2014.
  • Lubna speaks fluent Urdu and Punjabi.

Naseer Ahmad Shah – Associate

  • Naseer obtained his LLB Hons from the University of Kashmiri (J&K, India) and qualified as a solicitor in 2013 upon completing QLTT.
  • Naseer has been working with us ever since and has a comprehensive practice.
  • Naseer speaks fluent Urdu, Hindi and Kashmiri.

Burhan Malik – Trainee Solicitor

  • Burhan obtained his LLB (Hons) from University of Portsmouth. Burhan joined us whilst studying the Legal Practice Course and Master’s (LLM) at the University of Law. During his period of recognised training, Burhan has undertaken work in our employment, litigation and dispute resolution, corporate and commercial disputes, charity law and personal injury/clinical negligence department.
  • Burhan speaks, reads and writes fluent Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi and Kashmiri

Experience and qualifications of commercial department staff


Manzoor Ahmad Shah (Hourly rate: £300.00 + VAT) – Solicitor of the Courts of England and Wales – admitted January 2003 has extensive experience in employment law for 17 years (also, as an employer for 12 years) having undertaken extensive work in both, contentious and non-contentious cases including settlements, conciliation as well as tribunal proceedings, registration of tribunal award in the county court and enforcement.


Burhan Malik – Trainee Solicitor (£175.00 + VAT) (3 years’ experience working in Employment law) under the supervision of Mr Manzoor Shah)


Our charges for the above matters are as follows, so long as the work involved is foreseeable and routine work.

Matter Type Approximate total fees (please note that VAT is payable in addition to the fees below at a rate of 20%)
Companies Incorporation £______.00 + VAT
Companies Dispute Resolution  £______.00 + VAT
Internal Conflicts  £______.00 + VAT
Commercial Contracts  £______.00 + VAT
Dispute Resolution for Contracts  £______.00 + VAT

Cases like these tend to involve routine work including meeting you to advise you of our services and retainer, obtaining your preliminary instructions, advising you about the merits as well as the procedure of your case, determining your legal position, liaison and non-contentious correspondence with any other party, advising and drafting, and accounting to you for any sums received on your behalf etc.

Please be notified that if the work in your cases exceeds the above actions then the prices may change depending on the nature and amount of further work involved.

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