About Us

The METTLaw story

Experience, trust and a friendly approach

In recent years, the regulations relating to Estates, Property and Companies have changed beyond recognition. What was once a relatively simple exercise is now complex and involved. This is especially so where property, land, a business or investments are involved.

There are plenty of practitioners in the marketplace who will offer you a one-size-fits-all solution. Unfortunately, many of these lack the experience and know-how to understand the complexities of Estate, Tax and Business planning.

To plan and manage your Business and Estate effectively, you need specialist expertise. This is where METTLaw excels. Take us on, and you’ll know you’re in good hands. We bring with us decades of experience in the field of Business Law, Tax Law and Trust/Estate Law.

The Principal is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), and a qualified member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He is regulated by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).

As the founder and the CEO of METTLaw, Sheikh Najam, a dual-qualified professional in Law and Finance holds the following professional body memberships and qualifications. He is a:

Sheikh also holds a BA (Hons) in Law & Practice from Coventry University (England).

Sheikh has been exhaustively trained to deal with complex businesses and estates, both domestic and cross-border, involving sophisticated Tax, Trust and Corporate planning/administration.

How we work

From the moment you first get in touch, you’ll notice why clients appreciate our approach. You’ll enjoy a truly personal and individual approach.

Number one – we listen. Understanding your circumstances – as a business or an individual – is key to the bespoke nature of our work. The initial meeting might only take an hour or so and is entirely free of obligation.

Secondly – we analyse. We look at every aspect of your financial position – your assets, your earnings and your savings.

Next – we advise. We use our vast knowledge and expertise of the Tax and Estates sector to propose the options which come closest to matching your individual position, your goals and your wishes.

Finally – we act. Once you’ve decided on the route you wish to take, we put everything in place on your behalf. We take away the admin hassle and draw up the necessary documentation for you to sign off.

Throughout our meetings and calls, you’ll find that we’re courteous and approachable. We understand the value of proactive and transparent communication. Any information you share will always be held in the strictest confidence.

Our fees

Senior level work, e.g. dispute resolution/litigation, tax advisory, corporate advisory, intellectual property advice, etc. is performed by a Manager. Most other routine based work, e.g. document preparation including Wills, contracts, power of attorney, and tax returns, company filings, court filings, etc. are performed by a Paralegal. A Paralegal's work is always supervised and reviewed by a Manager. 

We charge an hourly rate for our services, or it may be possible to agree a fixed-fee in advance.

Alternatively, we can agree a fixed fee with a client in advance. Please contact us if you would like to agree a fixed fee before we commence the work. Once agreed, the hourly rates will not apply to you and you will receive only one invoice to pay.

Don’t leave anything to chance

Make sure that your beneficiaries are looked after in the most tax-efficient manner possible. Please don't hesitate to contact one of our offices in London, Leicester or for international clients, our Vienna office.

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Estate Planning & Administration

Secure your Estate against the risk of unnecessary tax. We’ll make sure your home, investments, savings, business interests, life insurance are protected as much as they possibly can be.

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Tax Planning for Individuals & Businesses

Entrepreneurs, investors, company directors - talk to us, the Tax specialists, about all your tax issues – compliance, income tax, corporate tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax.

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Business Law

Are you starting a business? Or are you already established? Either way, your company needs to comply with the legal requirements - annual filings to Companies House and HMRC in the UK, and the tax and regulatory authorities overseas.

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Dispute Resolution

Avoid painful, costly and distressing litigation. We’re experts in mediation, arbitration and adjudication. Whether the dispute involves family members, business partners, investors, suppliers, customers or HMRC, we’re here to help.

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020 3813 2866


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