Duha is a salaried partner and solicitor in the Wills, Trusts and Probate department having joined Edward Harte in late 2019 from a local Sussex firm where she was Head of their Private Client department. Having graduated with an LLB (Hons) degree from Queen Mary College, University of London, Duha undertook her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law and was admitted as a Solicitor in 2004.
Duha is fluent in Arabic and is a people person; her friendly and empathetic nature instantly puts clients at ease, at what can be a difficult and testing time for some, whilst providing efficient and sound legal advice.
Duha specialises in private client matters to include:
- Tax planning
- Court of Protection work
- Lasting Powers of Attorney
Outside work Duha keeps herself busy with her family, including her three children who like to keep her on her toes! She is also a volunteer regional representative for Al-Ayn Social Care Foundation, a charity involved with assisting orphans in Iraq.
Duha Al-Wakeel, LLB (Hons), STEP Full Member, is a Solicitor in our Wills, Trust and Probate department firstname.lastname@example.org and can be contacted via her assistant Anita Simmonds, direct dial: 01273 662753.
A Testimonial for Duha
“Thank you for everything you’ve done. We couldn’t have done it without your expertise. I’m glad I didn’t try to do it myself. It would have been impossible. Thanks to you and all your staff. You have all done a great job under trying circumstances, what with COVID, time differences etc.”– Mr B