Saleem specialises in international and offshore tax, arbitration and dispute resolution. He advises private individuals and corporate clients whose business and personal interests are international in nature.
Saleem trained with the firm, became a partner in 1985 and was appointed Managing Partner in 1990 and Senior Partner in 2001.
He attended the London School of Economics (LLB) 1980 and the College of Law qualifying as a solicitor in 1983. Saleem is fluent in several languages (including Urdu, Punjabi, Kiswahili, Kachhi, Hindi and Gujerati).
He is a member of the International Bar Association and the London Court of International Arbitration. He is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Saleem is recognised in the CityWealth Leaders List as being a prominent figure advising on wealth management. His CityWealth profile can be found here.
Saleem is also the winner of ‘Entrepreneurial Individual of the Year’ in the Magic Circle Awards 2017, one of the many recognitions of his achievements.
Saleem is on the list of 100 Power Muslim that comprises of people who have the influence, hold significant power and who have achieved excellence within their sector.
I have known Saleem for over 5 years. His diligence and efficiency as well as attention and care that we felt from day one, were second to none. I would highly recommend Saleem and his team to any business or family.
I have known Mr. Saleem Sheikh since 1985 when I first met him in London. Over the last 32 years, I’ve been very happy and satisfied with his services and with the caliber of his knowledge and expertise that he possesses in various fields.back to profiles
"I have known Saleem for over 5 years. His diligence and efficiency as well as attention and care that we felt from day one, were second to none. I would highly recommend Saleem and his team to any business or family."
“I have known Mr. Saleem Sheikh since 1985 when I first met him in London. Over the last 32 years, I've been very happy and satisfied with his services and with the caliber of his knowledge and expertise that he possesses in various fields. Over the years, Saleem has represented me and my companies in commercial and residential real estate transactions both acquisitions and disposals. He has also represented us on various occasions with raising finance and dealing with financial institutions. He has also assisted us in resolving commercial disputes and disagreements and has achieved satisfactory resolutions in privately held companies. Saleem has also assisted me and my family in setting up offshore trust and offshore companies, estate planning and in a matter of family succession plans."
“Saleem Sheikh is an accomplished legal practitioner. Being experienced and knowledgeable, Saleem offers pragmatic solutions to complex problems. He is approachable and responsive at all times and has especially earned our respect due to his ‘partnership with the client approach’ to providing external legal assistance and advice.”
“I have known Saleem Sheikh of GSC Solicitors for many years and would certainly recommend both him and his firm. He has acted for me personally and for my group, the Soul Foods Group. Some of these transactions have been complex and have always been completed on time and very professionally.”
“I have known and worked with Saleem and GSC for over 15 years and would have no hesitation in recommending GSC to any client. In my experience Saleem is a pleasure to work with, he is accessible be it by phone or in person, he is extremely knowledgeable and he supported by an excellent team who appear to be very loyal to the firm and Saleem.”
“Saleem is exceedingly professional in his conduct with clients, he is also diligent, kind and focused on obtaining creative solutions to business problems. I would not hesitate to recommend Saleem for future work. He and his team are dedicated to high quality work, it is clear that Saleem is a great leader and an inspiration to all of his staff.”
"Had a fantastic experience with Saleem and the firm. Would recommend them highly!"
"For 15 years I had the extreme pleasure of dealing with Mr. Saleem Sheikh for whom I have the ultimate respect. This is based on Mr. Sheikh’s knowledge of different areas of law, his excellent and perceptive advice, his entirely professional style and absolute integrity. I consider myself fortunate to have benefited on many occasions from the first class service provided by Mr. Saleem Sheikh and his law firm."
"We’ve used GSC and Saleem on numerous deals. We have found his professionalism and service invaluable. Huge skill sets in all areas of property and taxation. Top notch legal firm that’s well led."
"I have known Saleem for over five years when he helped my company in respect of restructuring, trust advice, family probate and Wills & Lasting Powers of Attorney. Over the years I have been very happy and satisfied with Saleem’s services and with the depth of his knowledge and client understanding in different types of legal fields. His diligence and efficiency as well as attention and care that we felt from day one, were second to none. I would highly recommend Saleem and his team to any business or family."
"Saleem is very practical in his approach to issues to be resolved and his analytical skills help the advice he offers. His practical approach supported by the wealth of experience is an asset for clients."
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