Tehmina Yakoob is the Principal of Black Stone Solicitors and qualified in 2000, she founded the firm in 2007. Prior to Black Stone she worked for well-established niche property firms. Tehmina is an experienced practitioner and specialises in both residential and commercial property transactions.
She specialises in acting for high net worth individuals in acquiring residential and commercial properties. She primarily acts for property investment companies, start-up businesses and commercial landlords and tenants. Due to the nature of her work and clientele she has specialist skills in dealing with offshore entities involved in property trade.
Tehmina acts for private banks established within the UK and Switzerland in relation to their lending and security requirements, in respect of both residential and commercial property work.
In addition to property she has experience of dealing with probate matters including estate management and wills.
Having qualified as a Solicitor in 2000, Sangita joined Black Stone in 2011 as a senior assistant Solicitor dealing with both residential and commercial property matters.
Sangita has a large portfolio of clients based not only in the UK but worldwide. Her clientele includes high net worth individuals, property investment companies and small to medium sized businesses.
Sangita’s area of practice is focused on high end prime Central London property in addition to dealing with the sale and acquisition of UK and offshore companies and business asset transactions.
Sangita regularly advises and represents several international private banks as their UK panel lawyer in secured lending transactions for overseas clients.
She has particular skill in offering commercial and practical solutions to problems as well as providing clear and strategic advice when required. This coupled with her legal expertise has made her services much sought after and helped her to earn a strong reputation within the profession.
Nasir Iqbal joined Black Stone in 2009 and was admitted as a solicitor in 2010. He specialises in all aspects of residential and commercial conveyancing. Nasir regularly acts as a panel solicitor for several high street banks in residential property matters.
He has experience of dealing with all types of residential property work including purchases, lease extensions, Help to Buy, shared ownership and Equity Transfer. Nasir also deals with commercial clients acting for them in commercial lease and landlord and tenant matters. In addition to the property matters Nasir specialises in immigration matters. He has over 7 years’ experience in asylum, immigration, judicial review, applications under EU law, deportation and removal applications. He has been described by his clients as someone who is professional, extremely diligent, with an excellent eye for detail and a sound knowledge of the law
Fraz joined Black Stone Solicitors in 2015. He completed his period of recognised training at the firm and qualified as a solicitor in 2018.
He has extensive experience in a wide range of commercial property transactions including the preparation and negotiation of commercial leases, licences, renewals and variations, as well as the conveyancing of both freehold and leasehold commercial properties.
Fraz also specialises in residential conveyancing, residential lease extensions and landlord and tenant matters. His clients include high net worth individuals, offshore corporations, business owners, commercial landlords with extensive property portfolios, and individuals.
Fraz is known as an incredibly hard-working professional who specialises in auction and sub-sale transactions.
Jahid joined Black Stone Solicitors in 2018 and was admitted as a solicitor in 2022 having completed his training at the firm. He specialises in all aspects of residential and commercial conveyancing. Jahid regularly acts as a panel solicitor for several high street banks in residential property matters. He has experience of dealing with all types of residential property work including purchases, sales, lease extensions, equity transfers and bridging finance. Jahid regularly acts on commercial property acquisitions and also deals with commercial leases, commercial refinance transactions and landlord and tenant matters. He has been described by his clients as someone who is professional, polite and easy to communicate with.