The Wright Justice Team


Tahir Abdullah, wright justice solicitors

Qualification:
MA, LLM, LLB (Hons)

Experience:
8 Years

Areas of Practice:
Immigration, Business Law, Commercial Arbitration, Aviation Law

Publications:
Johnson's Amnesty: what we know so far - (Mr. M Tahir Abdullah)

Mr. Abdullah is an Immigration and Business Law Specialist with extensive experience in both fields. Mr. Abdullah is the director and Principal Solicitor of the firm and, alongside this role; he is the principal supervisor of Immigration and Business law. Mr. Abdullah also advises and represents his clients in Arbitration Law, Family Law and Aviation Law.

Mr. Abdullah has been providing his clients with professional services relating to International Contracts, Import & Export businesses, Disputes between partners and shareholders, and Business Immigration. He has a special interest in ‘International Commercial Arbitration’ – a newly prevailing alternative mechanism for Commercial Dispute Resolution. He also has a growing client base of corporate clients to deal with their commercial disputes.

Mr. Abdullah has extensive knowledge and experience in dealing with a wide variety of human rights issues, including Asylum, Points Based System, Deportation/Removals, Admin Reviews as well as all levels of Appeals and Judicial Reviews.

Trust, respect, and professionalism are key aspects of Mr. Abdullah’s work and he feels his reputation speaks for itself. His clientele range from all walks of life and from all regions of the country. Mr. Abdullah is committed to treating each client’s case as an individual and, in return, is obliged to his valuable clients for their long-standing professional relationship.



zameer chdhry, wright justice solicitors

Qualification:
MA, LLB

Experience:
16 Years

Areas of Practice:
Immigration, Family Law

Mr. Chaudhry heads the Immigration and Asylum Department. He has a longstanding reputation as a hard-working professional in the legal field. Mr. Chaudhry qualified for his Law Degree back in 1992 in Pakistan and then qualified as a Solicitor at the Supreme Court of England and Wales in the year 2004. Mr. Chaudhry has more than 30 years of experience in a wide range of roles in the legal sector, working in both Pakistan and the United Kingdom. He is an experienced UK/EEA Immigration and Nationality Law professional with strong advocacy skills and a reputation for achieving challenging goals in both start-up situations and established surroundings.

Mr. Chaudhry is known and respected for his hard work in most complex cases and for dealing with matters in depth. Mr. Chaudhry is a passionate Immigration and Human Rights Solicitor who is always there to help his clients and achieve positive results.



Asim Sain, wright justice solicitors

Qualification:
LLB (Hons)

Experience: 12 Years

Areas of Practice:
Commercial Lease

Since qualifying as a solicitor in 2008, Umar has worked for a number of legal 500 firms and has a wealth of experience in commercial property law. Umar regularly acts for both landlords and tenants dealing with grants of new leases, transfers, surrenders, and renewals of existing leases, licences to assign a lease, licences to underlet, deeds of variation of leases, licences for alterations, and rent deposit deeds.

Umar also has a keen sense of social responsibility. He has been involved in promoting a sense of citizenship and community cohesion amongst young people, and advises a number of regional and national charities on a pro bono basis. Away from work, Umar enjoys football, travel, military history and spending time with his young family.



Mrs Afsaan Sharif, wright justice solicitors

Qualification:
LLB (Hons)

Experience:
13 Years

Areas of Practice:
Immigration, Asylum, Will Writing

Afsaan Sharif is a specialist immigration solicitor who has previously held the position as a partner in a Birmingham law firm and took the initiative to establish the legal department within this firm. Afsaan’s immigration experience dates back to 2002, when she began her career as an immigration caseworker. Her commitment and dedication led her to go on to qualify as a solicitor in 2007 within the same firm. At the present time, Afsaan is a consultant immigration solicitor and works with Wright Justice Solicitors as a specialist immigration solicitor within the firm's Leicester Branch office.

Having worked in both the ‘not for profit’ and private sectors, she has the skills and expertise to deal with clients in both a professional and sensitive manner, catering for their individual specific needs.

The knowledge and extensive experience held by Afsaan enables her to effectively assist clients from all walks of life with their cases, whether at the application stage or appeal level. Her expertise means that she is well equipped to deal with complex cases and challenges and represent clients in their appeals from the First Tier Tribunal stage through to the Upper Tribunal and High Court/Judicial review stage.

In addition, Afsaan is also trained to ensure clients' wishes regarding their personal property are accurately transcribed into a legal and binding document, namely a will, in an efficient and timely manner (including Islamic Shari’ah law compliant Wills).



Mr Dawood Akhtar, wright justice solicitors

Qualification:
LLB

Experience:
8 Years

Areas of Practice:
Immigration, Family

Mr. Akhtar heads up our specialist Nottingham Immigration team and is highly regarded in the profession as a dedicated lawyer who really cares for his clients and also gets results. Mr. Akhtar has extensive experience of dealing with Human Rights issues and EEA applications as well as at all levels of appeals and Judicial Reviews.

Mr. Akhtar is regularly instructed to deal with almost all areas of applications and appeals, such as Spouse Visas, Visitor Visas, FLR M, FLR FP, Settlement, Nationality and EEA family member applications.

Mr. Akhtar’s expertise also includes dealing with EEA applications and settled and pre-settled applications.

Mr. Akhtar has built a reputation as a strong all-rounder with a real flair for work and a strong client care mentality.



Farah Khan – Family Law, wright justice solicitors

Farah joined the firm in 2020 in the Family Department.

Farah first graduated with a BA (Hons) degree and a Postgraduate in Management. She worked in management and education for a number of years and returned to university to study law. She completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Law & CPE and went on to complete her Legal Practice Course, qualifying as a solicitor in 2015.

Farah can assist with divorce, Islamic divorce, domestic violence and injunctive remedies, marriage finance, children's matters and other family related issues.



Mr Azhar Khan, wright justice solicitors

Qualification:
LLB

Experience:
11 Years

Areas of Practice:
Immigration, Asylum

Mr. Khan is an Immigration Law Specialist with extensive experience of dealing with a wide variety of human rights issues, including asylum, family and private life cases, cases on the basis of compassionate and compelling circumstances outside the immigration rules, point-basis cases and EEA applications, as well as all levels of appeals at the Immigration First Tier and Upper Tribunals.

Mr. Khan’s day-to-day work includes dealing with a variety of applications and appeals, such as EEA applications (including applications for family and extended family members, retained rights, the ‘Surinder Singh’ route and, more recently, after BREXIT, Settled and Pre Settlement applications).

Mr. Khan ensures he keeps abreast of all the recent changes in the immigration rules to enable him to effectively prepare successful applications such as Spouse Visas, Visitor Visas, FLR (M), FLR (FP), FLR (HR), FLR (IR), Private Life-7 years and 20 years route, Private Life – half age route, Stateless applications, Asylum, Settlement, Nationality, and EEA family member applications.

Mr. Khan has vast experience after working for over 15 years in the above-mentioned fields of immigration law, and he works hard on every single case and deals with professionalism, dedication, and honesty. Mr. Khan has clientele throughout the UK, which shows an exceptional level of client satisfaction and trust in him.



Mrs |Serpal Ozer, wright justice solicitors

Qualification:
LLB

Experience:
3 Years

Areas of Practice:
Family, Power of Attorney

Serpil Ozer is a Family Law caseworker with considerable experience of family issues.

Serpil has broad knowledge and experience in family law and is able to advise on all aspects of family law, including separation and/or divorce, financial aspects following a separation, contact applications/child arrangement, and non-molestation orders.

Serpil understands that going through a separation is very difficult, and therefore takes a non-confrontational and conciliatory approach. She adopts a sensitive approach to all cases in order to achieve the best outcome for her clients.



Asim Sain, wright justice solicitors

Qualification:
MA, LLM

Experience:
5 Years

Areas of Practice:
Point based System

Mr. Asim is a Point-based System specialist.

Mr. Asim has expertise in all aspects of Point Based System applications, such as Tier 1, Investor/Entrepreneur applications, Tier 2 (Work Permit), Tier 4 (general), Student Visas, Tier 5 applications and Sponsorship License applications for businesses. Mr. Asim also has exceptional experience dealing with Innovator – Start-up Worker, Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) and Global Talent applications.

Mr. Asim also undertakes matters such as EEA family members’ permits, Spouse Visas, Settlement and Nationality applications.

Mr. Asim always excels and ensures he keeps abreast of all the recent changes in the immigration rules to enable him to effectively prepare successful visa applications.



Hafiz Zain, wright justice solicitors

Qualification:
LLB (Hons)

Experience:
1 Year

Areas of Practice:
Immigration, Commercial Lease

Zain is our Trainee Associate who has recently graduated from the University of Derby and is currently completing his LPC at the same university.

During his LLB, Zain worked as a Volunteer Legal Advisor at the University of Derby's Pro Bono Clinic and provided free legal advice and assistance to the community in the fields of Family Law, Immigration Law, and Commercial Law.

Zain recently joined Wright Justice Solicitors as a Trainee Associate and his responsibilities include several legal, technical and administrative tasks, such as supporting Senior Solicitors, admin support, preparing bundles for hearings and giving preliminary advice to clients.

Zain has a special interest in Immigration & Asylum, Family Law and Commercial Leases. Zain is a well-experienced young professional and has an amazing understanding of how to build relationships with clients and to provide appropriate and effective legal advice and services to them.



Miss Sarah Ali , wright justice solicitors

Qualification:
BA (Hons)

Experience:
10 Years

Areas of Practice:
Business Development

Sarah is the Business and Finance Manager at the firm. Alongside the business strategy development and supervision, Sarah also deals with all aspects of the regulatory function in relation to Solicitors Accounts Rules and other interrelated matters.

Sarah also deals with the firm’s numerous accounting and regulatory practices, including invoicing, credit control, supporting case handlers, updating of clients' data and other regulatory practices.

Sarah has an extensive level of experience in her role.



M Khalid Abdullah - IT Consultant , wright justice solicitors

Qualification:
MCS, MS Software Engineering

Experience:
13 Years

Areas of Practice:
IT Support, Website Design & Development, App Development, SEO, Graphic Design

Khalid is an experienced software engineer. Khalid obtained his MS degree from IIUI in 2007. His research paper Representing Shared Join Points with State Charts: A High Level Design Approach was published in the International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering Vol: 2, No: 3, 2008.

In the past, Khalid worked for different organizations in Europe as a software engineer and has been running his own software development organisation.

Khalid is the firm’s IT Consultant and provides the firm with IT solutions as well as leads the firm's social media marketing team.



Areeba Sohail – Receptionist and Administrator – (Leicester) , wright justice solicitors

Areeba Sohail joined in April 2021, she is very open to learning new skills and likes to be busy. She provides the utmost quality of customer service with a welcoming smile.

Dealing with the administrative work with full responsibility, she is warm and always hands on ready to help.

Areeba is young but wise and enthusiastic to build up on her skills.




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