khaldaKhalda Wali

Khalda worked and trained in a large city centre law firm specialising in debt recovery, housing and general civil litigation matters.As an Associate in the firm she quickly build up a solid reputation providing specialist advice in the area of civil litigation and professional negligence acting principally for high profile clients such as major lenders and commercial organisations.

Moving away from the corporate side, and in keeping to her values and ethos for becoming a solicitor in the first place, she founded LKW Solicitors and now handles a variety of civil and commercial litigation work for individuals and small businesses including debt recovery, contractual disputes and and landlord/tenant matters. She also offers invaluable sheriff court agency services to other solicitors.

Her approach is to provide clients with realistic and practical advice and her experience ensures that she achieves the best possible outcome for her clients. She is well known for being empathic, customer focused and results orientated.

Each case is seen as a personal challenge and the aim and urge is to make a difference with an aggressive and innovative approach to finding a legal resolve with all available knowledge and support using every available resource to gain a favourable result.

Khalda has also been a member of the Childrens Panel in South Lanarkshire since 2012.

Speaking fluent Urdu and Punjabi also ensures her bilingual skills are utilised to the benefit of her local community who find this personal service invaluable.


aliALI LIAQUAT

Ali has taken up position with the firm as Practice Manager and he bring with him a wide range of invaluable experience which has been acquired over decades through his work with Government, private & voluntary organisations.

He has substantial teaching and practical experience in the education sector in various fields including equality and diversity over the past 30 years. He gained invaluable experience and established a leading reputation working as a senior lecturer and being involved in the equal opportunities and Racial Equality sector advising institutions and industries in relation to Race Equality, immigration and UKBA practices and policies, with a particular emphasis on issues relating to home students, international students and stakeholders. He was instrumental in his role as President of the Further and Higher Education
Association.

He has worked closely with CBP(S) since its inception over 20 years ago and is currently the Vice President. An organisation that at policy level was instrumental in bringing the Asylum & Immigration Tribunal to sit in Scotland in 1997 and it has representation on Entry Clearance User Panel of UKBA Nationally.

Over the years he has acted as an advocate for his local and national community in relation to a wide variety of issues and since 2002 he has presided as Justice of The Peace in the Sheriffdom of South Strathclyde Dumfries and Galloway.

Given the wide range of experience and knowledge of different sectors and areas, Ali brings with him a wealth of experience and a unique ability to tackle issue with ease. His keen management abilities and business/ technical nuance ensures a high quality service.