- Partner: Roger Gherson
- Partners: 1
- Assistant solicitors: 10
- Other fee-earners: 15
- Total: 26
THE FIRM With over 24 years’ experience and an outstanding reputation, Gherson remains a leading UK immigration, nationality, EU, asylum and human rights specialist. Established in 1988, Gherson is consistently recognised as one of the most prominent immigration, nationality, EU, asylum and human rights practices in the UK. It provides all its clients with small focused teams of dedicated lawyers in which the practice head participates fully, in a hands on capacity. The team continues to expand and attract the most complex and challenging client work, as well as the highest calibre of fee-earners.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Immigration, Nationality & Human Rights: Roger Gherson, in conjunction with Kathryn Bradbury and Lisa Amos, two highly accomplished and respected immigration practitioners, leads a team of expert feeearners who cater to the immigration, nationality and human rights needs of the firm’s clients. The firm advises on a wide range of immigration matters, including all points-based applications, and handles an increasing number of successful applications for domestic workers, students, work permit holders, entrepreneurs and businessmen. Gherson has significant expertise in obtaining investor visas and in choosing the most appropriate routes to residence and nationality. The team continues to expand with the hiring of recognised leaders in UK immigration. Bilingual lawyers, paralegals and an in-house team of qualified and experienced translators allow the team to communicate effectively and prepare all documents whilst maintaining absolute confidentiality.
Human rights remain at the heart of the firm’s services. Roger Gherson, Lee Jackson, Joe Levtov, Elena Hinchin and Alina Fosh conduct a broad range of cases before the Immigration and Asylum Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal and the European Court of Human Rights, dealing with the liberty of individuals and the protection of business assets and other property rights. In addition, the Immigration Team has attained a number of successful judicial review outcomes.
CLIENTS This firm has a wide private and corporate client base, including private individuals, international business executives, private and public companies, banks, financial institutions and a significant number of UK and international corporations.
Areas of PracticeUK Immigration/Nationality/EU Freedom of Movement : 55%
Civil Liberties/Human Rights/Asylum: 45%