Haroon Qayum

Private Client - Solicitor

Haroon joined Blackhams in November 2015 having relocated to Birmingham from Cambridge. He specialises in all areas of private client work, including the drafting of wills and trusts, administering estates and applying for probate, inheritance tax planning, lasting powers of attorney, advising high net worth individuals, court of protection applications and managing affairs of the elderly.

Haroon prides himself on going the extra mile for clients by providing a tailored service for each client, being approachable and providing clear straightforward advice. He places great importance on providing outstanding client service by winning and retaining clients. Haroon has also built excellent relationships with intermediaries in the accountancy, financial planning as well as the private banking arena across the region.

Haroon recognises the importance of keeping up to date with the law and demonstrating real expertise in his practice area. He is a full member of the highly regarded Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). STEP is the leading worldwide professional association for practitioners dealing with family inheritance and succession planning. Haroon has also completed the STEP Advanced Certificate in Advising Vulnerable Clients and recently completed the STEP Advance Certificate in Cross-Border Estates, passing with Distinction.

Haroon was born and raised in Yorkshire. He served as President of the Cambridgeshire & District Law Society between March 2014 and October 2015 and has recently been appointed as a Trustee at The Solicitors Benevolent Association – The Solicitors’ Charity. He also sits on the executive team as a Trustee at The Birmingham Civic Society.