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About Tann Law Solicitors

Trusted legal advice services in Coventry

When you need legal advice or a solicitor in Coventry and Warwickshire, you can rely on the team here at Tann Law Solicitors. Our proficient lawyers specialise in a full range of legal services for both individuals and businesses. We have local clientele and clients from all over the world therefore, provide both face-to-face and remote online consultations.

Our Coventry city centre office is situated in a prominent position on Manor Terrace and is a short walk from the jobcentre and the police station.

Tann Law Solicitors provide professional, high-quality, bespoke legal advice.

Professional, pragmatic and sensitive legal advice for you, your family or business.

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Our Team

We are a Solicitors’ firm with a team of dedicated legal advice lawyers and legal professionals committed to servicing our Clients in a personal and friendly way.

Andrew Nyamayaro

Director | Principal Solicitor

Andrew Nyamayaro is the Director and Principal solicitor for Tann Law Solicitors Ltd. He is the current President of the Warwickshire Law Society. Andrew is experienced in several areas of law which include immigration, family, business, employment and human rights law. He has vast experience in dealing with clients from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Andrew has done various voluntary work including volunteering as a magistrate and school governor. Andrew is a public speaker who has addressed various political, religious, social and charitable organisations on leading issues of law.

Andrew has excellent advocacy and litigation skills and frequently appears in the Immigration and Asylum First Tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal. He is skilled in preparing judicial review applications and has worked with some of the most renowned barristers in the UK.

Andrew has assisted clients with various Home Office applications including student applications; other points-based applications and leave to remain extensions. He is effective in communicating and negotiating with the Home Office. Andrew has also assisted people seeking asylum and humanitarian protection in the UK with excellent results. He has a clear understanding of the refugee convention and the European Convention on Human rights. He has helped victims of domestic violence and victims of human trafficking.

Andrew Nyamayaro was admitted as a legal practitioner, Notary Public and Conveyancer in Zimbabwe in 2000. He worked for two law firms in Zimbabwe before coming to the UK. He was admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2012. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Law Honours degree and is qualified under the Law Society Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme as a Level 2 senior caseworker.

Bernard Mandaza


Bernard holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Master of Laws degree majoring in International Commercial Law from the University of Northampton. He is a fully qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (CIArb). He is a registered Legal Practitioner in Zimbabwe.

With over a decade professional services experience gained in the United Kingdom and abroad, Bernard has a keen interest in employment law, corporate governance, arbitration and both regulatory and corporate compliance work. A commercially astute and naturally diplomatic individual, Bernard is a subject-matter expert on Directors duties across many jurisdictions.

Being a qualified Arbitrator and a trained lawyer, Bernard has an eye for detail, and is discretionary in analysing issues whilst upholding duty of confidentiality. He has worked in several legal capacities advising on Immigration matters in the UK and within the EU, and has a particular interest in Employment law with a bias in discrimination and equality issues. He also advocates for people with mental health issues.

Yvonne Gwashawanhu

Immigration and Public Law Solicitor

Yvonne is a well experienced solicitor. She has worked as a solicitor for several years. She is an Immigration and Public Law specialist. Yvonne has experience in dealing with the Home Office. Her meticulous attention to detail and dedication to her work has meant that she has a high success rate. Yvonne has appeared in the Immigration and Asylum Tribunals both in the First Tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal.

As a Public Law specialist she has done numerous judicial review applications in the Upper tribunal and the High court. She has worked with top notch barristers across the country.

Yvonne is also admitted as a Legal practitioner, Notary Public and Conveyancer in Zimbabwe.

Shyam Gadia

Consultant Lawyer

Shyam possesses extensive legal qualifications, including a Bachelor of Laws degree, the Bar Professional Training Course, the Legal Professional Course, and a Master’s in Professional Legal Practice. Shyam is also an accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator.

A Civil and Commercial specialist able to deal with both contentious and non-contentious matters. Shyam likes to handle a diverse range of matters with varying degrees of complexity and contention.

Shyam has exceptional advisory skills owing to his ability to quickly grasp the key issues in a matter and research highly technical points of law. Shyam uses a logical and common-sense approach to issues in order to advise clients on effective strategies to achieve the best possible outcome. Shyam has had the benefit of mooting experience in the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, obtaining a successful outcome after providing submissions in respect of the admissibility of evidence. Shyam has also provided arguments to Members of Parliament with a view to reforming the laws surrounding General Permitted Development Orders.

Overall, Shyam takes a clear and focused approach to his work, ironing out issues and getting to the heart of any matter instantaneously to provide an efficient and bespoke service. Shyam is very approachable and quickly gains the trust of clients with whom he works.

Outside of work, he enjoys long drives and walks. Shyam is also aiming to obtain his private pilot’s licence shortly.

Mohammad Alo

Trainee Lawyer

Mohammad has wide range of experience with law in the middle east from his home country Syria where he has a bachelors in law and worked as a senior lawyer for 13 years, owned and ran his own law firm, he qualified to represent clients in all Arabic countries.

He has extensive experience of law in the UK, with masters in law from University of Wolverhampton and specialises in immigration, commercial and litigation.

He is always empathetic and understanding towards his clients situation and has their best interests at heart and with his high attention to detail and work ethic make him very effective at ensuring the best outcomes for his clients.

Mohammad is completely fluent in Arabic and Kurdish.

Amir Ali

Legal Caseworker Executive

Amir is currently an ACILEx Caseworker at Tann Law Solicitors. Amir holds a 1st Class Law degree and is completing the Chartered Legal Executive (CLIEx) Route to qualify as a Solicitor. Amir has also completed CLIEx Level 6 Immigration Law. He has experience in Immigration and Family law. He has taken on Immigration matters which include Asylum, entry clearance, visa extensions, settlement, citizenship, deportation and appeals. He has also taken on family matters which include Divorce, Mediation, and child proceedings.

Amir likes to help people and enjoys different challenges rather than a routine day. He puts 100% effort in getting the best outcome for his clients. He has a desire to learn and will be looking at different areas of Law to progress in his career.

Outside of work, Amir enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends and loves travelling around the world.

Melch Riyo

Trainee Solicitor

Melch joined Tann Law Solicitors in September 2019. He previously worked as a Human Resources Administrator in the Corporate Hospitality sector and previously worked at the Royal Courts of Justice in Central London as a caseworker.

He obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree at Kingston University in 2016 and went on to complete a Master of Laws and Legal Practice Course at the University of Law Guildford in 2018.

He now works as a Trainee Solicitor specialising in Employment Law, Civil Litigation and Immigration law; however, his most preferred area of practice is Employment Law. He has gained substantial experience in providing legal advice, drafting and managing settlement agreements, mediation, pursuing Employment Tribunal claims.

Melch takes a particular interest in fitness, music and spending time with his family.

Nyaradzo Nyamayaro

Office Administrator

Nyaradzo joined Tann Law Solicitors in July 2018. Her responsibilities include assistance with administration, finance, accounts, recruitment and staff management. Nyaradzo is skilled in team leading and general overview of the practice. Nyaradzo works part time-flexible with Tann Law Solicitors as she has another role within the NHS.

Nyaradzo is a mother of 2 children and enjoys spending time with friends and family. She also attends local church where she is a Deaconess and Children Ministry teacher.

Her hobbies include reading, travelling, a keen walker and has a particular interest in nature and culture.


Office Administrator

Delaney is the second half of the administration team at Tann Law Solicitors. From joining Tann Law in March 2021, embracing the team with a smile on her face. Delaney has progressed from leaving full-time education subsequently gaining full qualifications. Delaney is currently committed to her Business Level 3 apprenticeship with Tann Law Solicitors, whilst accomplishing her daily tasks of increasing the management and productivity of the workplace. This is also with the aspiration to progress further into the numerous areas of law the world provides.

A percentage of the tasks Delaney does on a day-to-day basis would be answering client phone calls whilst giving direction to find the appropriate legal advice where she sees best fit to ensure a thoroughly positive experience for all new and existing clients. She also has oversight and drafts the legal documents received into the firm and dispatched as required. Scheduling and adjusting appointments to make the working day easier and smoother for the Caseworkers and Solicitors. Delaney spends most of her time with family and friends in her spare time, whilst she has a passion for baking and painting.


Junior Legal Secretary

QUALIFICATION/PROFESSIONAL COURSES - In college, Ashley did business level 3 and an Extended diploma. She did law with criminology at Worcester university in which she got 2:2. She then went on to the LPC in which she got distinction conjoined with masters in law in which she got a merit and completed the start of 2022. In the future she aims to undertake a training contract in order to become a solicitor.

JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES - She assists Bernard and Hiva with basic admin duties e.g., booking appointments, dealing with post, and answering clients on their behalf. Proofreading documents. Draft necessary documents.

SPECIALISMS - Completed the Paralegal trainee program in which she passed.

CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS - Ashlea did a 3-month placement within Employment law.

BRIEF PERSONAL HISTORY/HOBBBIES ETC - In her spare time Ashlea enjoys seeing family and friends, and reading numerous books her favourite being Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte.

Core Values

Our core values are the key principles that guide our business and define our relationships with our clients.
  • Clear Honest AdviceIntegrity

    We act with integrity, honesty and frankness in all our dealings. We are open and transparent in our work, including in relation to fees, building the highest level of trust by our clients.
  • Professional Legal ServicesConfidentiality

    We regard the confidentiality and privacy of our client’s information and affairs as a priority. Clients can rely on us to act with discretion and confidentiality at all times. We comply with GDPR requirements
  • Loyalty and UnderstandingClient Relationships

    Our record is that clients tend to stay with us for a lifetime. We build close and strong relationships with our clients, understanding them and working closely with them. We build both a personal and professional relationship, being there for our clients at each of life’s steps.
  • Teamwork and Solid Commitment Why Choose Us

    We aim to provide a friendly, family atmosphere with a reputation for timely, personalised service. We deal with your matter in a professional, dedicated and timely manner.
  • Goal Driven SuccessBest Outcomes for You

    When you appoint us, we know that for many of our clients it may be the first time that they’re dealing with or contacting a solicitor, and it is a big step. Usually at a trying time or phase in their lives, when sensitivities and emotions may be running high, that is why we take the time to listen and fully understand your circumstances, with compassion and objectivity, and then our experienced solicitors will provide clear advice and information that addresses your circumstances to deliver the outcomes that are best for you.