Kanza Akbar

Where/when you studied: Whalley Range High School for Girls, Manchester

Xaverian College, Manchester

LLB, Manchester Metropolitan University 2006

LPC, Manchester Metropolitan University 2012

Professional expertise before joining the firm:

Trainee Solicitor at a high street firm in Manchester

When you joined the firm:

April 2016

Department responsibilities (within the firm):

Areas of special legal expertise:

Preparing Wills, Codicils, Lasting Powers of Attorney, obtaining Grants of Probate, administering estates, severing joint tenancies

Committees or organisations (to support the claim of specialist legal expertise):

What our clients say about Kanza:

"Kanza was very polite and explained everything to us. Thank you for all your help." - Mr and Mrs M - April 2017

Name: Kanza Akbar

Position: Assistant Solicitor

Where educated:  Manchester Metropolitan University

First job: Worked as a Stocks and Shares Customer Advisor for CIS in Manchester (now part of Co-op bank)

Hobbies: Sightseeing, travelling, going to the theatre, museums, socialising, dining out

Favourite food: Thai

Favourite film: Blood Diamond & Dark Knight

Favourite group/artist: Adele, Calvin Harris, Prince & Michael Jackson

Ultimate holiday destination: Cancun, Mexico

Favourite sport/team: Tennis, but only as a spectator!

Favourite book: A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

Likes: History, animals, Netflix, caramel latte, pineapple on pizzas & all things sparkly

Dislikes: Mornings, day time TV & cold-callers

Personal ambition: To become STEP qualified and specialise in Islamic Wills