Maryam Oghanna

Senior Associate  |  Forsters


Civil Fraud

Estates: Contentious

Trusts: Contentious

Office Location

United Kingdom

Short Biography

Maryam advises on a broad spectrum of matters for high-net-worth individuals, trustees and professionals. Maryam acts for UK and international clients on matters litigated in both UK and foreign courts. Her practice covers a wide variety of disputes including claims for breach of trust, dishonest assistance, trustee removals, validity challenges, issues relating to mental capacity and charity law. Maryam has a particular interest in disputes with elements of fraud, insolvency and asset tracing and has extensive experience of dealing with these type of matters. She also works closely with her private client colleagues in an advisory capacity on a variety of matters including sanctions, trust structuring and family governance.

What is your favorite restaurant to take a client or colleague to?

Bentley's Oyster Bar and Grill

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

Listen more than you speak.

What was your first job?

Kitchen assistant

What is the book you recommend to everyone?

The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak

What changes do you expect to see in your practice over the next year?