Fahmida Ismail

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Tel :0121 698 2200


Recent Cases

Fahmida acted for a bank providing a £20 million loan. Fahmida had to check and perfect the security on 80 properties all around the UK within 4-5 weeks. These were a wide range of properties including public houses, working men's institutions and hotels. These checks included: the environmental position, local authority and coalmining issues, restrictive covenants and sufficient equity in the property.

What The Directories Say

2017 Legal 500 - Sydney Mitchell LLP’s public-sector healthcare practice is headed by Fahmida Ismail in Birmingham, closely supported by consultant Tony Harris, who splits his time between Birmingham and Shirley and acted for a retiring senior partner with regards to the cancellation of his GMS contract and the negotiation of his retirement agreement. Areas of expertise include advising on sales, acquisition and mergers of GP practices, partnership disputes, and LIFT and non-LIFT projects.

2014 Legal 500 - recommends Fahmida in the Corporate and Commercial category and she is recognised as leading the Sydney Mitchell team advising health centres and GP practices.

2013 Legal 500 - Fahmida has been recommended in the Corporate and Commercial section of the 2013 Legal 500 and named as a key contact for Health.

2010 Legal 500 - has "Sydney Mitchell is particularly experienced in the sale and purchase of casinos. ..."

Awards & Recognition

Fahmida was shortlisted for Commercial Solicitor of the Year 2009 at the Birmingham Law Society awards in March 2009.

Career History

  • 2000 joined Sydney Mitchell as Partner
  • 1986 - 2000 Rowley Dickinson (was Rowley & Blewitts) Made Partner in 1989
  • Qualified as a solicitor in 1988

Memberships and Offices Held

Fahmida is a Notary public and a member of the Notary Society of England and Wales.

Interests and Hobbies

Fahmida's interests include travelling, playing golf and cooking for friends.

UK Top Tier Firm 2017 Lexcel Practice Management Standard Birmingham Law Firm of the Year for 2011 Resolution Collaborative Family Lawyer
The Law Society Accredited in Family Law Conveyancing Quality Scheme