Syed Alam

Syed Alam

Senior Associate

Direct Dial: +44 (0)1905 746482
Mobile: +44 (0)7715 060 309

Syed joined Harrison Clark Rickerbys’ Worcester office in 2009 after completing a degree in Sharia Law, his LL.B and his LPC at the College of Law, Birmingham.

After a period of 18 months as a paralegal in the Insolvency and Recoveries department, Syed went on to complete his training contract at Harrison Clark Rickerbys.

Syed qualified in September 2012 and now works as a solicitor in the Commercial Property department in our Worcester office.

He has experience in dealing with all aspects of commercial property, including acting on behalf of first time buyers and acquisitions and disposals of leases and commercial property, but he specialises in transactions involving Secured Lending for peer to peer lenders, Insolvency Issues and Islamic Finance.

Syed works closely with an acclaimed peer to peer lender on property finance deals and assists them with perfecting their security. As a result of this, Syed has gained invaluable insight into the issues which arise when dealing with securitisation for such institutions.

He also supports our Insolvency Team and assists them with any Landlord and Tenant issues or property sales which arise as a result of companies going into administration or liquidation or, individuals going bankrupt.

Furthermore, as well as being a qualified solicitor Syed is also a Haafiz and an Aalim and his degree in Islamic Theology and Jurisprudence gives him a unique characteristic as a scholar in the field of Islamic Finance and the necessary skills required to assist in Sharia compliant property transactions.

Syed has experience in dealing with Islamic Finance transactions involving Diminishing Musharakah, Ijara wa Iqtina and Commodity Murabaha and is on the Islamic Bank of Britain panel of solicitors.

Syed won Worcestershire Law Society Young Solicitor of the year 2016.

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Syed Alam – Commercial Property

Just a quick thank you for the incredible help with the purchase of my unit. You did an amazing job throughout with great speed and expertise. I’ll recommend you and your company to my colleagues and friends in the future.


Syed Alam – Commercial Property

I just wanted to let you know what a great help Syed has been on the urgent case I have been working on. He has been really flexible and accommodating and has enabled us to complete the deal as scheduled.

Lisa Soley, Commercial Manager, HSBC

Syed Alam – Commercial Property

Syed has done a fantastic job of keeping across what has been a very complicated deal. At all times, he’s had a firm grasp of progress and has been able to quickly and concisely update me when necessary. Furthermore, his foresight and recommendations along the way have been highly valued and I look forward to working with him on this and future projects.

Ben Cowles, Midpark Capital

Residential Property


Just wanted to drop you a note to thank Harrison Clark Rickerbys for the great work done in handling the recent purchase of my personal property. Syed was superb throughout, I’m really grateful for the work done.

Much appreciated.

Luke Jooste

Head of Real Estate Finance, Funding Circle

Syed Alam – Commercial Property

Fantastic, thanks Syed. You have been brilliant throughout the process- I will definitely be recommending you.


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