Our Legal Team

Quddus Ashu

Managing Director

Muhammad Abdullah

Director & Legal Aid Supervisor, Manchester Office

Rahim Ahmed

Solicitor: Personal Injury Team, Manchester Office

Eric Anglin

Consultant Solicitor: Civil Litigation, Manchester Office

Olaide Awogbile

Consultant Solicitor: Family Law, Manchester Office

Kalsuma Choudhury

Trainee Legal Executive, Manchester Office

Miss Mariam Malik

Paralegal, London Office

Ms Corinne Elle

Fee Earner, LONDON OFFICE

Mojeed Olaobaju

Solicitor & Office Manager, London Office

Miss Taslima Begum

Legal Assistant, Manchester Office

Magdalena Mejia

Consultant Lawyer, London Office

Mr Steve Johnson

Consultant, London Office

QUDDUS ASHU

Managing Director

Quddus is the Managing Director of the firm and he is responsible for the overall management and strategy of the firm.

Quddus was there at the beginning of Hazelhurst Solicitors when the very first clients were signed up…and as an experienced Solicitor Quddus continues to practise at the front line representing clients in Courts and Tribunals across the North West of England. Quddus is reputed for settling high value injury claims and his passion remains within Injury Law.

Quddus is focused on driving growth of the firm in view to developing the firm organically to become a genuine national practice.

To instruct him call: 0161 669 5079 or email: quddus@hazelhurstsolicitors.co.uk

Muhammad Abdullah

Director & Legal Aid Supervisor

Rahim Ahmed

Solicitor: Personal Injury Team

Having qualified with 2:1 LLB Hons and achieving Commendation on the Legal Practice Course from the Manchester Metropolitan University School of Law Rahim joined a Law Centre to assist vulnerable people suffering injustices with the support of legal aid.

Following this Rahim moved on to join a large personal injury firm.

Rahim is a qualified Solicitor and specialises in injuries by road traffic accidents including those caused by uninsured and untraced drivers, accidents at work, slips and trips accidents. Rahim also represents clients in general litigation matters.

Out of work Rahim enjoys spending time with his family and friends as often as he can as well as reading, watching movies and keeping fit.

Eric Anglin

Consultant Solicitor: Civil Litigation

Olaide Awogbile

Consultant Solicitor: Family Law

Olaide Awogbile is a popular & vastly sought after dual qualified Family Lawyer – She is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and equally a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. She specialises in Family Law and also advises on Immigration Law matters . Prior to joining Hazelhurst Solicitors as a Consultant, she had worked with a couple of reputable Law firms in England and Wales on Locum and Consultancy basis.

Olaide also has a reputation for her strategic thinking and ability to cut through to the key issues and solve the most complex cases. Olaide’s clients are located around the country and overseas.

Kalsuma Choudhury

Trainee Legal Executive

Kalsuma Choudhury is passionate about immigration law and she is driven by her desire to help those who are disadvantaged.

Kalsuma developed interest in immigration law whilst still studying for LLB Law (Hons) at university. As a student she took up part-time employment at the Home office as an Administrative Officer (AO) making visa application decisions on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Home Department.

After she graduated Kalsuma joined the Legal Aid Services Provider, Immigration Advice Service in 2013 as an Immigration Casework Assistant and later her leadership quality shone through and Kalsuma was appointment a team leader.

Kalsuma joined Hazelhurst solicitors in 2018 as a fee earner in the immigration department. Kalsuma advises clients on all aspects of immigration law and she says she has amassed a wealth of experience working for Hazelhurst and she is currently studying part-time with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executive (CILEX). Kalsuma wants to qualify as a Chartered legal Executive Lawyer.

Over the past two years whilst at Hazelhurst, Kalsuma has advised and successfully represented numerous clients in all areas of immigration and nationality law including applications under the PBS and refugee convention cases.

During her Training Kalsuma has also had seats in the Family law and personal injury departments. Kalsuma says when she is not at work, during her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two children.

Miss Mariam Malik

Paralegal, London Office

Mariam completed her LLB degree at City, University of London in 2017. Mariam joined the new London office immigration Team in November of 2020.  Mariam is passionate about Immigration and Asylum law and has ‘hit the ground running’ since joining Hazelhurst. To reach Mariam email mariam@hazelhurstsolicitors.co.uk.

Ms Corinne Elle

Fee Earner, London Office

Corinne is a very experienced and versatile legal Advisor with expertise in different jurisdictions. Corinne has cross border experience in commercial law and civil litigation. Prior to joining Hazelhurst Solicitors, Corinne practised in London, Paris, and Geneva. Corinne started her Solicitor’s Training in a previous firm in London and will qualify as a Solicitor at Hazelhurst Solicitors. You can contact Corine at Corinne@hazelhurstsolicitors.co.uk

Mojeed Olaobaju

Solicitor & Office Manager, London Office

Mojeed is the the Head of Practice in our West London Office. Mojeed is a Solicitor and Advises clients on UK Immigration Law Personal Injury and Family Law matters. To contact Mojeed please ring 0208 945 7009 or email Mojeed@hazelhurstsolicitors.co.uk

Miss Taslima Begum

Legal Assistant, Manchester Office

Taslima joined the team In February of 2020 and has since become an invaluable part of the Immigration team based in Manchester. Taslima obtained a degree in law in 2018 and she can be reached at Taslima@hazelhurstsolicitors.co.uk.

Magdalena Mejia

Consultant Lawyer, London Office

Magdalena Mejia is an Immigration Consultant with the London Office and she is also a qualified Lawyer in Mexico. Outside of her legal practice Magdalena runs marathons for local Charities. Magdalena is known for her passion in assisting people in need. In her spare time she likes running. She runs every day. To reach Magdalena please ring 0208 945 7009 or via email: magdalena@hazelhurstsolicitors.co.uk

Mr Steve Johnson

Consultant, London Office

Steve joined Hazelhurst as a Consultant in November of 2020. Steve had completed his Master’s in Law at the University of Law and his Legal Practice Course from the same University, then practised in a couple of London firms prior to joining Hazelhurst. Steve will be qualifying as a Solicitor at Hazelhurst Solicitors. Currently Steve advises on all areas of UK immigration and Asylum Law, Injury Law, and Family Law. Contact Steve on steve@hazelhurstsolicitors.co.uk.

Zulfiqar Syed

Consultant Lawyer, London Office

Zulfiqar is a Registered Foreign Lawyer with over 15 years of practice experience. Zulfiqar advises on all areas of UK immigration and Asylum Law with established clients across the UK and overseas.

Zulfiqar obtained his LLB from the University of London, and thereafter obtained an MA in Diplomatic Studies and International Law. He went further in 2003 to obtain an LLM in international Law from City University London.
With the passion for advocacy, Zulfiqar went to the Inns of Court School of Law and obtained the BVC (Bar Vocational Course) in 2004 and three years later in 2007 Zulfiqar was called to the Bar of England and Wales as member of Lincoln’s Inn.

Zulfiqar regularly receives instructions from clients across the UK and overseas. To contact him call 0208 945 7009 or email Zulfiqar@hazelhurstsolicitors.co.uk

Fahad Sarfraz

Caseworker, London Office

Fahad is an experienced Caseworker. He joined Hazelhurst in 2020 and he is based in our West London Office. Fahad advises clients in all areas of Immigration and Asylum law. Fahad also has an interest in Personal Injury Law and Family Law. You can reach Fahad on 0208 945 7009, and Email: Fahad@hazelhurstsolicitors.co.uk.

Fahad holds a Graduate Diploma in Law (LLB), BA Hons in Business Studies, Msc in Marketing Communication & PR and he is currently studying part-time on the Legal Practice Course.

Abshir Mussa

Trainee Caseworker