About Ten Legal

TEN Legal are a family run law firm in Bury (Greater Manchester) offering a range of legal services. We pride ourselves on our excellent reviews – we currently have over 100 positive reviews across Facebook, Google and Trustpilot making us one of the most trusted solicitors in Manchester and Lancashire!

Why do we have such a great reputation? Firstly, we hand pick the very best people. Not only based on their legal knowledge and experience, but on their character, their ethics and their compassion. Our people are at the heart of our organisation!

As a law firm, we offer fair and transparent pricing at a competitive rate and we look after you every step of the way, whether you are asking up to handle your divorce proceedings, medical negligence claim, or commercial affairs.

Meet our team!


Partner, and specialist in Personal Injury

Zulfi is a graduate of Lancaster University and has many years of legal experience, specialising in Personal Injury cases. He is one of the four Partners here at TEN Legal.

When he isn’t working, Zulfi can usually be found in the gym, where he has a real passion for boxing and weightlifting – which is probably a good thing considering how often he brings chips into the office!

Surprising fact….  Zulfi was recently appointed a Governor at Nelson and Colne College, which is a personal achievement he is extremely proud of!

Victoria Hodgkinson
Victoria Hodgkinson


Specialist in Personal Injury

After completing her Law degree at Kings College in London and obtaining her Legal Practice certification at the University of Central Lancashire, Gail is a qualified Consultant Solicitor and also a Partner here at Ten Legal.

Outside of work, Gail is very much a family-person and often spends her weekends ferrying around after her youngest child taking him to various hobbies or enjoying some much-needed me-time by baking, cooking, reading, or singing!

Surprising fact….  Gail owned a motorbike for a few years before having her youngest child… at which point, she decided to retire the motorbike life in favour of a more family-friendly set of wheels!


Partner and Specialist in Civil Litigation / Employment Law / Personal Injury

Nideem is an experienced Civil Litigation, Employment, and Personal Injury solicitor, and also one of our Partners here at TEN Legal.

Victoria Hodgkinson


Partner, and specialist in Personal Injury

Aisha is a qualified Family Law solicitor at TEN Legal, and also one of our the four Partners. She has gained a breadth of experience in the areas of Family Law, Wills & Probate over the last 25 years. As a Family Law Specialist, Aisha is in the perfect position to assist and understand the issues that surround families as they go through divorce and separation.

Aisha has dealt with many cases involving Private Children Law including Child Arrangements Order Applications, Prohibited Steps Orders and Specific Issue Orders. Her work has also involved advising clients and representing them at court on Non Molestation Orders & Occupation Order applications as many of these case have progressed to contested hearings.

When Aisha isn’t working, she loves to read and write poetry, learn new languages, and socialise with family and friends. She is currently learning Arabic and Turkish.

Surprising fact….  When it comes to pizza, Aisha is team pineapple!


Specialist in Commercial Litigation / Employment  / Bankruptcy & Insolvency

Nizam is our Legal Executive in Personal Injury. He has been working in the Legal Sector for 13 years, predominantly dealing with Road Traffic Accident Claims.

In his spare time, Nizam enjoys spending time with his family. He also plays senior league cricket for a local club, and enjoys DIY.

Victoria Hodgkinson
Victoria Hodgkinson


Specialist in Medical Negligence

Chris has over 23 years of experience as a Medical Negligence Solicitor. He has worked on a number of high profile cases, securing large payouts for clients. Chris studied at the University of Salford before going onto to College of Law Chester to complete his postgraduate studies.

Surprising fact….

Amongst other outdoor sports, Chris is a keen coarse match angler, as well as a keen fly “loch style” match angler. He is also a qualified fly tier, and regularly competes in both disciplines all over the country and abroad.


Specialist in Employment / Commercial / Personal Injury

Victoria is a qualified Solicitor here at TEN Legal, and can handle cases relating to Employment, Commercial Matters and Personal Injury.

When not working, Victoria loves to cook and go for walks with her two little boys, Alfie and Henry, and their dog Willow.

Surprising fact….  Victoria initially started a degree in forensic science after studying chemistry, biology and geology at a-level but found herself more interested in the legal side of the course so changed course after the first year!

Victoria Hodgkinson


Specialist in Family / Wills and Probate

Mariam is an Assistant Solicitor in the Family Law Department. Prior to this she worked as a Personal Injury Solicitor.

Mariam really enjoys working within the Family Department, she says: “It is very meaningful when a client emails to thank us as they have been able to see their child after a long period of time. I enjoy being able to be a part of that.”

Mariam studied at Lancaster University and then completed her LPC at University of Law in Manchester. She has been qualified since 2017.

In her spare time, Mariam enjoys spending time with her two little boys and family.

Victoria Hodgkinson


If you require any further assistance from a legal representative, please do not hesitate to get in touch on 0161 402 0213, email info@tenlegal.co.uk.or contact us online.


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