Warning: Website misusing the name of Nawal Nadeem

2 April 2024

A website at is operating and falsely claiming to be the website of a genuine solicitor.

What is the scam?

The SRA has seen a website at '' is operating and falsely claiming to be for a genuine solicitor (see below).

The website refers to 'Noal Nadim', 'Noal Nedim' and 'Nawal Nadreem'.

The email address provided is '' and the telephone number is '+441214090052'.

The website misuses the address of a genuine firm (see below).

An identity document and a 'Law ID' card purporting to relate to the genuine solicitor have also been provided to a member of the public. The 'Law ID' card misuses the SRA ID of the genuine solicitor.

Any business or transaction through the website '', the email address '' or telephone number '+441214090052' is not undertaken by a firm or individual authorised and regulated by the SRA.

Is there a genuine firm or person?

The SRA authorises and regulates a genuine firm of solicitors called Burton Copeland Ltd. The address of one of their offices is Cotton Court, Church Street, Preston, PR1 3BY. Emails from the genuine firm use the domain ''.

The SRA also authorises and regulates a genuine solicitor called Nawal Nadeem who is a solicitor at Burton Copeland Ltd. Nawal Nadeem's SRA ID is 815700.

Nawal Nadeem has confirmed that neither she nor the genuine firm of Burton Copeland Ltd have any connection to the website, identity document or 'Law ID' card referred to in the above alert.

What should I do?

When a firm's or individual's identity has been copied exactly (or cloned), due diligence is necessary. If you receive correspondence claiming to be from the above firm(s) or individual(s), or information of a similar nature to that described, you should conduct your own due diligence by checking the authenticity of the correspondence by contacting the law firm directly by reliable and established means. You can contact the SRA to find out if individuals or firms are regulated and authorised by the SRA and verify an individual's or firm's practising details. Other verification methods, such as checking public records (e.g. telephone directories and company records) may be required in other circumstances.