Specialist consumer and business services law firm Sandstone Legal has recruited senior solicitor Safia Iftikhar as its new head of wills, trusts and probate.

Safia Iftikhar

Safia Iftikhar

Iftikhar, based at Sandstone Legal’s Manchester office, is a specialist in private client legal services and will oversee a team which advises on matters relating to emergency will drafting, challenging a will, executors and trustees, Lasting Power of Attorney, and contentious probate.

Commenting on her new role, Iftikhar said: 'I am absolutely delighted to be joining such a well-established, highly regarded national team.

'The firm’s commitment to delivering its legal services with honesty and compassion, and to providing staff with personal and professional opportunities, is also closely aligned to my own values, and I am very much looking forward to contributing to the ongoing success of the business moving forward.'

Sandstone’s Legal director Mohammed Esa added: 'Safia is a highly experienced and passionate solicitor who places the wellbeing of her clients and her team at the heart of everything she does.

'Her skill set will further enhance the expertise of her colleagues in the Wills, Trusts and Probate division, and we are delighted to be welcoming her to the firm.'

Sandstone Legal has offices in Lancaster, Liverpool and Manchester.