Immigration

Farhan Farani Farhan Farani – Partner Farhan Farani is a highly experienced legal adviser for all matters concerning immigration and nationality law, working with companies, investors and high-earning individuals seeking to develop businesses or work in the UK. A founder of specialist firm, Farani Taylor, Farhan is passionate about creating a market-leading, distinctive practice, recognised for its expertise in all areas of immigration law – both contentious and non-contentious – as well as advising in complementary areas of law.In addition to his immigration law expertise, Farhan is experienced in advising on a wide range of commercial and civil litigation matters, including cross-border commercial contract disputes. He also advises on matters relating to debt recovery and professional negligence.Farhan works closely with successful public and private businesses seeking to recruit key specialist talent from non-EU countries helping them to negotiate the entry rules to Great Britain with the minimum of fuss and expense.He also advises individuals coming to work in the UK for a fixed period from non-EU countries, including those involved in entertainment and sports, to obtain the correct credentials for the duration of their stay.Click here to email Farhan Farani
dost-malik Dost Malik – Advisor Dost Malik is widely acclaimed as a leading Immigration & Nationality Law  specialist with more than 23 years experience in Immigration and Nationality law. He is well known for his expertise among various communities in the U.K and appears on T.V programmes regarding the development and practice of Immigration law in the U.K. His main areas of practice are in Nationality Law, Personal and Business Immigration, as well as in all types of Immigration appeal matters. He has a wide range of experience and expertise in dealing with over-stayers, illegal overstayers and human rights issues.Prior to joining Farani Taylor, Dost Malik had worked with a number of leading immigration law firms rising to head of department. He can handle the most complex and complicated immigration cases including Judicial and Statutory Reviews.

Mr Dost Malik was awarded Life Time Achievement Award at the International Legal conference 2015 for his Outstanding Services and Contribution in the Practice of Immigration and Nationality Law of the UK.

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Amer Rahman – Partner Amer Rahman is a leading legal advisor at Farani Taylor. Amer is a rare find in today’s legal world; a qualified lawyer since 1994, he has experience of all areas of immigration law, specialising particularly in matters relating to Asylum and Human Rights.Amer has built a reputation for resolving seemingly futile issues and continues to apply his expertise when handling matters such as; business immigration, highly skilled migrant applications and applications of judicial review.Having dealt with all kinds of entry clearance appeals Amer uses a reliable steadfast approach throughout the entire process; from preparing the appeal paperwork, producing evidence in support, advising clients and attending tribunals to represent clients.Click here to email Amer Rahman
Adeeb Chowdhry – Adeeb is an experienced Immigration Solicitor with a wealth of experience in all aspects of UK immigration and nationality law. He specialises in business visas and is frequently instructed on Tier 1 investor and Entrepreneur applications.Adeeb has extensive experience in non-points based applications, to include, family migration (spouse and dependent relative applications), Appeals, visit visas, applications for leave to remain under private life in the UK, domestic violence, asylum and Judicial Review matters.
fehmina-farani Fehmina Farani – Advisor Fehmina Farani is a Senior Legal Advisor with an extensive experience in immigration for the last 6 years. She has worked intensively with senior Barristers in the field of Asylum and all other applications based on the grounds of human rights. She has worked on cases both nationally and internationally, with a focus on women’s rights, children’s rights and the rule of law. She has won the most crucial and complicated cases in the Upper Tribunal and Court of Appeal under the Human Rights law. She has also dealt with numerous cases which were outside the immigration rules criteria requesting the UKBA’s discretion highlighting family and private life in the UK. Lately, her remarkable performance is mentionable in the matters of overstayed families with children who have resided in the UK for more than years.Click here to email Fehmina Farani
Nawaal Ali- Advisor Nawaal Ali joined Farani Taylor Solicitors in 2016. Before entering the firm Nawaal acted a political coordinator for the Ruling Conservative Party.  In 2014 after completing her law degree with a 2:1, she commenced her Legal Practice Course at BBP London University. Nawaal has worked closely with many senior politicians and legislators whilst spending three years at Conservative Headquarters. Whilst at university in 2012, she was elected as an Executive Officer where she represented her university along with university professors in the case of R (on the application of London Metropolitan University) -v- Secretary of State for the Home Department- successfully permission was granted. Nawaal advises in Business Immigration, Litigation and Property Law and is currently studying her Business Law MA at BBP London University.
 

Sajid Mehmood – Sajid is one of Farani Taylor’s most highly skilled advisors; he is currently working in our Immigration Department and providing advice with over 10 years of experience.He deals with various types of applications and is particularly a specialist in Tier 1 (General), Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) and Tier 4 (General) Student applications. He further has extensive experience in Settlement visas, Spouse visas and Appeal matters.His success rate for applications include applications outside the Immigration rules, applications based on Human Rights, Long Residency applications and Judicial Review applications to the High Court.Sajid has obtained an MBA in Finance and has a BSC from the United Kingdom. He is also a part-qualified accountant which enables him to provide specialist advice to certain individuals. He has been involved in the cases in the Court of Appeal of AA Nigeria v SSHD, ZH Bangladesh v SSHD and Tobo v Law Society.Sajid is an active and approachable member of the immigration team and is more than happy to assist others within the firm.

 Ali Mahota Ali Mahota – Ali joined Farani Taylor in 2015, bringing with him over seven years’ of experience in dealing with all areas of private and commercial immigration.His experience in personal immigration includes applications under the Points Based System mainly Tier 1 (Investor, Entrepreneur & Graduate Entrepreneur), Tier 2 (General and Intra Company Transfer (ICT) for both long term and short term staff) and Tier 4 (General).Ali also deals with complex immigration matters for clients including advice on the family applications, spouse/ unmarried partner/ civil partner visa applications; dependent relative visa applications, British citizenship, European Union, Human Rights and Visitors visa applications.Ali has worked on numerous EU free movement cases and in challenges to the extended family member provisions with particular reference to durable relationships (unmarried partners).He has represented clients with their premium applications appointments at the Home Office Public Enquiry Office in Croydon on numerous occasions. He has also repeatedly accompanied clients with their marriage interviews at the Liverpool nationality centre.He holds a Bachelor degree in Business IT and a Graduate Diploma in Law from the London Metropolitan University. He also completed a legal practice course (LPC) in 2013 at the London Metropolitan University with commendation.

 

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