Ikram joined the team at Philip Law Office in 2014. He comes from a professional background in Accountancy and Taxation. After successfully operating his family business in Accountancy and Taxation, Ikram sought a challenge and embarked upon his law degree as a mature, full-time student. He successfully juggled his full time study with full-time work and Graduated from AUT University. In addition to his Law degree, Ikram holds a Masters Degree in English.
He now specialises in Immigration, Taxation Law, Family Law, and Employment Law.
Ikram has enjoyed a diverse professional career, having worked as a police officer, in business and in law. Ikram and his wife’s Taxation and Accountancy Firm, has been in operation for about 15 years. Ikram’s success in business led to his invitation to be a part of the Pakistan-New Zealand Chamber of Businesses and Professionals. His inclusive spirit and astute business sense, led to his appointment as Chairperson of the organisation from 2011 to 2014. Under his leadership, the organisation introduced trade seminars, workshops and networking activities for the community. He also liaised with major government departments and regulatory bodies to encourage joint entrepreneurial ventures between Pakistani and New Zealand Businesses.
As a multi-lingual person, who speaks English, Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi, Ikram believes that he can relate to people from varied ethic and social backgrounds. His goal is to make the law accessible and comprehensible to everyone.
Ikram’s life experience, approachability and empathy have been the key to his professional successes. As a busy family man, he enjoys cricket and travel in his spare time and looks forward to meeting with people from varied walks of life.
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