Aliya S



Aliya joined PWW in 2017 as a paralegal in the Churches and Charities team, before undertaking her training contract with the firm and qualifying as a solicitor in June 2020. She sits in the Charity Property department and advises charity clients on all property matters. Aliya also handles immigration matters for our charity clients.

Recent Experience 

  • Advising the trustees of a will settlement on the sale of a ground rent portfolio in north-west England. The portfolio includes close to three hundred properties, which are a mixture of freehold and leasehold, residential, commercial and bare land
  • Advising a religious charity on the sale of a disused chapel, including advice on property trusts, Charity Commission consent and unregistered land
  • Advising members of religious orders on changes to their immigration status as a result of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.  

Employment history 

  • Pothecary Witham Weld Solicitors (2017- present)

  • Unitedlex (2017) Paralegal

  • MDDUS (2016) Legal Assistant

  • RMPI LLP (2015-2016) Paralegal

  • Hodge Jones & Allen (2014-2015) Administrative Assistant


  • University of Law, LPC (2013-2015)

  • College of Law, GDL (2012-2013)

  • Goldsmiths, University of London BA (Hons) Sociology (2008-2011)


  • Aliya is a member of Association of Women Solicitors. 


  • Aliya loves travelling, photography and music. She also volunteers for a charity which supports disadvantaged children in the northern province of Sri Lanka.


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