Madia is a Trainee Solicitor in the Family team.
Madia studied at the University of Law, Bloomsbury and has a Masters in Law. Madia has completed the Legal Practice Course having achieved a Distinction.
Madia joined Gardner Leader in 2018 working in the Residential Conveyancing team.
Madia is currently in the final seat of her training contract having undertaken a seats in Commercial Property and Private Client.
Madia notably scored amongst the highest marks in London of those who completed the LPC Family Law assessment.
Madia will be assisting the Family team on a range of family matters arising out of divorce or relationship breakdown including the divorce process itself and financial remedies. Madia will also be assisting on cohabitation and post nuptial agreements.
Madia assisted the Commercial Property team with a range of commercial property matters including the sale and purchase of land, drafting and negotiating commercial leases, adverse possession and landlord & tenant matters.
Madia assisted the Employment team in reviewing contracts of employment and employee handbooks. Madia has experience drafting settlement agreements and assisting with redundancies and layoff.
Madia assisted the Inheritance Protection team with a range of probate matters including advising on wills and estates.
She has experience in drafting Codicils, both simple Wills and those with life interests and discretionary trusts and has also drafted Deeds of Variation. Madia drafted both types of Lasting Powers of Attorney and assisted with notices and registration for Enduring Powers of Attorney.
She also dealt with administration of estates, completed inheritance tax returns and made applications for Grants of Probate and Grants of Letters of Administration. Madia has also helped with more complicated matters such as domicile. Madia has experience with Trust work including dealing with retirement and appointment of trustees, completing Trust returns and drafting assents and transfers.
Madia has dealt with all element of post-exchange work including execution of documents, completion statements and relevant registrations. Madia has drafted stamp duty land tax returns, transfer deeds, declarations of trust and deeds of assignment.