Ahmed is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 and "is highly regarded".Legal 500 2022 Edition.
"He is very strategic - he looks at the bigger picture and maximises the effect of the litigation he is involved in. He is very on top of the law and he cares hugely about his client base."Chambers UK 2021 Edition.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors fields a large immigration team that has significant expertise in immigration, asylum and judicial review claimant matters under the leadership of Ahmed Aydeed.Legal 500 2021 Edition.
Ahmed Aydeed is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500.Legal 500 2020 Edition.
Ahmed Aydeed is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500,Legal 500 2020 Edition.
"Ahmed Aydeed has extensive experience asylum claims and unlawful detention matters"Legal 500 2019 Edition.
I am a Director of Public Law at Duncan Lewis. I have extensive specialist experience in advising individuals on all types of public law issues. I have a broad practice in the areas of public law & human rights, including asylum, international protection, EU law, nationality law, administrative detention, discrimination & equality, family and child care proceedings. I am a Recommended Individual in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 for my immigration work, described as having "extensive experience asylum claims and unlawful detention matters"
I have represented individuals in Judicial Review proceedings against the Lord Chancellor, the Secretary of State for the Home Department, the Crown Court & Local Authorities.
I have been at the forefront in the battle against the unlawful detention of migrants in the UK, the unlawful processions of asylum claims in the UK through the Detained Fast Track system and, in particular, the criminalisation & detention of trafficking victims, torture victims & unaccompanied minor refugees.
I have brought successful class action challenges against the Secretary of State for the Home Department for:
The litigation brought against the Secretary of State for the Home Department has had a significant impact on thousands of asylum-seekers, by ensuring that the Secretary of State implements effective safe-guards to prevent the unlawful procession of asylum claims and the unlawful detention of the most vulnerable individuals in our society.
I supervise a team of solicitors, trainees and caseworkers all dedicated to representing the most vulnerable in society.