Sarah Jamieson

Sarah Jamieson

Sarah Jamieson

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Sarah Jamieson

Senior Solicitor

Sarah has worked as a family solicitor for over 20 years. She is a member of the Law Society Children Panel. In care proceedings when working with parents, she will go through the local authority evidence forensically with the client in order that evidence is properly challenged. At the same time, she will seek to ensure that clients are realistic and understand those Local Authority concerns which are accurate. This is to ensure that the parent can work on those problems and show the Local Authority and Court they have insight and capacity to change. She will also challenge Local Authorities upon the level of support they are providing for families.

Sarah acts for children by their Cafcass children’s guardians. Sarah will carefully consider support needed for the child and advocate for the child on behalf of the Guardian. She will always to try to prevent delays in proceedings by thinking ahead , considering and the possible outcomes and parties’ non engagement.

Sarah has experience in working on cases where parents have mental health issues, learning disabilities, substance abuse and domestic violence issues. She has worked with Deaf clients and extensively Bangladeshi families, having previously worked in Tower Hamlets.

Sarah does most of her own advocacy.

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Andrew Dowie

Andrew Dowie

Andrew Dowie

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Andrew Dowie

Senior Solicitor

Andrew Dowie is a Senior Solicitor within the Family and Matrimonial, and Wills and Probate Teams. He qualified as a Solicitor in 1998.

Experience & Areas of Expertise

Andrew primarily represents clients in the following areas:

• Divorce / Dissolution of Civil Partnerships / Separation

• Related Financial and Property matters

• Pre-nuptial and Post-nuptial agreements

• Private-Law Children matters 

• Wills and Probate

• Lasting Powers of Attorney

Andrew represents clients at all levels in the court system.

Within the Family Department Andrew specialises in resolving financial disputes and reaching settlements following separation or divorce / dissolution of civil partnerships, ranging from straight-forward situations to the more complex. He has extensive experience of advising in Children matters and also regularly drafts pre/post nuptial and separation agreements.

Within the Wills and Probate Department Andrew advises clients in the drafting of Wills, the administration of Probate, and those clients wishing to apply for Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Andrew is married with a young daughter, and when he has the opportunity he enjoys going to gigs, the theatre, football and reading modern fiction.

Professional Memberships

• The Law Society

• Resolution

Law Society Family Law Panel (since 2002)

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Andrew Dowie

Director

Saloud joined Powell Spencer & Partners in August 2012 after graduating from Brunel University obtaining a first class degree in Economics. Saloud became a Partner in 2018.
Saloud is a qualified Costs Lawyer and leads the firm’s internal costs drafting and costs litigation department, ranging from legal aid to private client.

In recent years Saloud has established a very successful client base and receives instructions ranging from Top 100 firms to Sole Practitioners. Saloud specialises in legal aid costs and provides a wealth of experience with preparing claim forms, drafting bill of costs, complex high cost case plans, points of dispute and replies and advising on general billing procedures.

Saloud is a member of the Association of Costs Lawyers (ACL).

Saloud was appointed to the Legal Aid Agency's Review Panel as an Independent Costs Assessor in August 2021.

Professional Testimonials

Saloud is our cost draftsman and he has made a massive difference to the efficiency of this practice and my day to day working life! He has extensive knowledge of criminal legal aid billing and has been able to guide and advise all our staff in this area. He is easy to approach and friendly as well as incredibly efficient and hardworking. He provides an excellent level of service to our firm. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

 

Shila Kesvari, Partner Of Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson

Saloud Zaman receives my instructions in respect of preparing my criminal and prison law bills which are submitted to the Legal Aid Agency for assessment and payment. I would describe Saloud as having an encyclopaedic knowledge of the rules and guidance in respect of billing files correctly in accordance with the provisions as set out under the Legal Aid contract. Saloud's approach has always been professional yet approachable as he always provides solid and clear advice as and when required. Saloud is also exceptionally hardworking and very diligent. He provides a professional service throughout and comes highly recommended.

 

Semin Taner, Associate Of Russell-Cooke Solicitors

I have no hesitation in recommending your services and am grateful for your knowledge, diligence and thoroughness in costing my files.

 

Simon Grove, Partner Of JD Spicer Zeb Solicitors

I have instructed you to provide cost drafting services for my firm for over 18 months. Almost all the files I have sent you have been legally aided care cases. I have allowed you access to my firm's CCMS account to enable you to prepare and submit bills. I have been satisfied with the work you have done and continue to instruct you. I am a partner in my firm and have been a solicitor for over thirty years.

 

— Maurice Guyer, Partner Of Vickers & Co Solicitors

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Accreditations

© 2020 Powell Spencer & Partners. Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Registration No. 57736).

Partners: Greg Powell, Zaman Legal Services Ltd (Directors: Sinead Zaman, Saloud Zaman)

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Sandy Randhawa

Sandy Randhawa

Sandy Randhawa

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Sandy Randhawa

Senior Solicitor

Sandy Randhawa is an experienced family and matrimonial solicitor who advises on all aspects of divorce, separation and nullity, including the resolution of financial, property and pension issues. Sandy also deals with cases involving an international element, jurisdiction disputes and issues relating to children, injunctions relevant to domestic abuse, and advises on cohabitation issues and pre-marital agreements.

She has represented a diverse range of clients both in England and internationally. These clients include footballers, senior company directors, pilots, teachers and police officers.

Sandy has successfully made a name for herself in dealing with complicated financial disputes involving high net worth assets, disputes regarding ownership of property, third party interests and trusts claims. Her understanding of important cultural practices in certain communities has assisted in carefully bringing complicated ownership claims to the court’s attention to ensure that she secures excellent results for her clients.

As a Senior Solicitor with years of experience, Sandy prides herself on treating each case individually and reaching a conclusion as sensitively and speedily as possible. She recognises that relationship breakdown is a very difficult and emotionally challenging time for clients and therefore provides as much support and understanding as possible. Sandys’ philosophy is to deal with matters in a conciliatory manner, whilst adopting a no nonsense approach to secure the best outcome for her clients.

As well as being a member of Resolution (formerly known as SFLA), Sandy is an accredited member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel and a member of the Middlesex Law Society, having previously been the Lecture Secretary for the Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire Law Society. She is also on the management committee for Slough Contact Centre.

Having appeared on television and radio, Sandy is regularly invited to deliver presentations to various organisations. She has worked closely with local courts and Judges in presenting topical issues to practitioners and Judges. She is currently involved in hosting workshops for other professionals to raise awareness of the issues facing family and matrimonial clients. She also undertakes pro-bono work in the local community.

Sandy is fluent in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.

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Sandy Randhawa

Director

Saloud joined Powell Spencer & Partners in August 2012 after graduating from Brunel University obtaining a first class degree in Economics. Saloud became a Partner in 2018.
Saloud is a qualified Costs Lawyer and leads the firm’s internal costs drafting and costs litigation department, ranging from legal aid to private client.

In recent years Saloud has established a very successful client base and receives instructions ranging from Top 100 firms to Sole Practitioners. Saloud specialises in legal aid costs and provides a wealth of experience with preparing claim forms, drafting bill of costs, complex high cost case plans, points of dispute and replies and advising on general billing procedures.

Saloud is a member of the Association of Costs Lawyers (ACL).

Saloud was appointed to the Legal Aid Agency's Review Panel as an Independent Costs Assessor in August 2021.

Professional Testimonials

Saloud is our cost draftsman and he has made a massive difference to the efficiency of this practice and my day to day working life! He has extensive knowledge of criminal legal aid billing and has been able to guide and advise all our staff in this area. He is easy to approach and friendly as well as incredibly efficient and hardworking. He provides an excellent level of service to our firm. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

 

Shila Kesvari, Partner Of Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson

Saloud Zaman receives my instructions in respect of preparing my criminal and prison law bills which are submitted to the Legal Aid Agency for assessment and payment. I would describe Saloud as having an encyclopaedic knowledge of the rules and guidance in respect of billing files correctly in accordance with the provisions as set out under the Legal Aid contract. Saloud's approach has always been professional yet approachable as he always provides solid and clear advice as and when required. Saloud is also exceptionally hardworking and very diligent. He provides a professional service throughout and comes highly recommended.

 

Semin Taner, Associate Of Russell-Cooke Solicitors

I have no hesitation in recommending your services and am grateful for your knowledge, diligence and thoroughness in costing my files.

 

Simon Grove, Partner Of JD Spicer Zeb Solicitors

I have instructed you to provide cost drafting services for my firm for over 18 months. Almost all the files I have sent you have been legally aided care cases. I have allowed you access to my firm's CCMS account to enable you to prepare and submit bills. I have been satisfied with the work you have done and continue to instruct you. I am a partner in my firm and have been a solicitor for over thirty years.

 

— Maurice Guyer, Partner Of Vickers & Co Solicitors

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Accreditations

© 2020 Powell Spencer & Partners. Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Registration No. 57736).

Partners: Greg Powell, Zaman Legal Services Ltd (Directors: Sinead Zaman, Saloud Zaman)

All payments are made in Pound Sterling (£ GBP)

Nanette Watson

Nanette Watson

Nanette Watson

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Nanette Watson

Senior Solicitor

Nanette is a senior solicitor specialising in Family Law, including private and public
law children matters, injunctions and financial settlements. Nanette represents parents and grandparents in children law proceedings. Nanette is committed to ensuring that her clients are given robust, high quality representation.

Nanette has been qualified as a Solicitor for 28 years. She completed her training in
Harlesden and then moved to Stoke Newington where she developed and ran the
family department for 20 years before joining Powell Spencer in August 2010.
Nanette is a member of Resolution and an accredited specialist in private law
children matters and domestic violence with both Resolution and the Advanced
Family Law Panel.

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Nanette Watson

Director

Saloud joined Powell Spencer & Partners in August 2012 after graduating from Brunel University obtaining a first class degree in Economics. Saloud became a Partner in 2018.
Saloud is a qualified Costs Lawyer and leads the firm’s internal costs drafting and costs litigation department, ranging from legal aid to private client.

In recent years Saloud has established a very successful client base and receives instructions ranging from Top 100 firms to Sole Practitioners. Saloud specialises in legal aid costs and provides a wealth of experience with preparing claim forms, drafting bill of costs, complex high cost case plans, points of dispute and replies and advising on general billing procedures.

Saloud is a member of the Association of Costs Lawyers (ACL).

Saloud was appointed to the Legal Aid Agency's Review Panel as an Independent Costs Assessor in August 2021.

Professional Testimonials

Saloud is our cost draftsman and he has made a massive difference to the efficiency of this practice and my day to day working life! He has extensive knowledge of criminal legal aid billing and has been able to guide and advise all our staff in this area. He is easy to approach and friendly as well as incredibly efficient and hardworking. He provides an excellent level of service to our firm. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

 

Shila Kesvari, Partner Of Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson

Saloud Zaman receives my instructions in respect of preparing my criminal and prison law bills which are submitted to the Legal Aid Agency for assessment and payment. I would describe Saloud as having an encyclopaedic knowledge of the rules and guidance in respect of billing files correctly in accordance with the provisions as set out under the Legal Aid contract. Saloud's approach has always been professional yet approachable as he always provides solid and clear advice as and when required. Saloud is also exceptionally hardworking and very diligent. He provides a professional service throughout and comes highly recommended.

 

Semin Taner, Associate Of Russell-Cooke Solicitors

I have no hesitation in recommending your services and am grateful for your knowledge, diligence and thoroughness in costing my files.

 

Simon Grove, Partner Of JD Spicer Zeb Solicitors

I have instructed you to provide cost drafting services for my firm for over 18 months. Almost all the files I have sent you have been legally aided care cases. I have allowed you access to my firm's CCMS account to enable you to prepare and submit bills. I have been satisfied with the work you have done and continue to instruct you. I am a partner in my firm and have been a solicitor for over thirty years.

 

— Maurice Guyer, Partner Of Vickers & Co Solicitors

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Accreditations

© 2020 Powell Spencer & Partners. Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Registration No. 57736).

Partners: Greg Powell, Zaman Legal Services Ltd (Directors: Sinead Zaman, Saloud Zaman)

All payments are made in Pound Sterling (£ GBP)