WHO WE ARE
PRACTICE AREAS: IMMIGRATION
LANGUAGES SPOKEN: GUJARATI, HINDI, SWAHILI
Amit has over 20 years of experience in handling asylum and human right appeals and advises on all types of personal immigration applications including entry clearance, extension and settlement, family members, EU law – freedom of movement, claims to British citizenship, naturalisation and registration applications. He also regularly conducts appeals at various courts and has brought judicial reviews in cases against NASS, Social Services departments and the Home Office. He has a particular interest in human rights and has been involved in many country guidance cases, He has also been involved in ground breaking cases including Secretary of State for the Home Department v Baiai et al which has led to the Government abolishing the Certificate of Approval Scheme as from the 9th May 2011. He has had a number of his cases reported in various Law Reports and Journals reflecting his capabilities in critically analysing the ever changing immigration law.
Amit’s commitment to Humanity has enabled him to play an integral role in the firm achieving its goals of helping the most vulnerable people in society
Amit was awarded the National Legal Aid Lawyer of the year award in the Immigration and Asylum Category in 2006 in recognition of the “unsung heroes” of legal aid.