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Jagjeet Bhangra , Duncan Lewis , Immigration Freelance Solicitor , Northampton

Jagjeet Bhangra

Consultant

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Profile / Experience

I am a Consultant Solicitor with over 10 years of experience acting for both privately funded and publicly funded (legal aid) clients across the broad spectrum of immigration, asylum, human rights and public law matters. I currently practice in the Northampton area.

I have extensive experience in challenging Home Office decisions by way of judicial review and I have undertaken all types of applications before the Secretary of State for the Home Department and have conducted reviews/appeals before the First and Upper Tier Tribunal of the Immigration Asylum Chamber, Administrative Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. I am DAB registered and have particular specialism working with vulnerable clients, including those detained, victims of torture, victims of trafficking, minors and unaccompanied asylum seeking children.

I am accredited by the Law Society as a Senior Caseworker & Supervisor (Level 2) of the Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme this means I have demonstrated the required level of knowledge and experience in this area of law as defined by the Law Society.

Education

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) - Inns of Court School of Law
  • LLB Honours - Middlesex University

Career

  • Consultant Solicitor with Duncan Lewis, June 2014-present
  • Admitted as a Solicitor 2006

Notable Cases

Supreme Court
  • Kola & another (FC) v SSWP [2007] UKHL 54 on appeal from 2004 EWCA Civ 638 - Application granted. Leading Youngest Solicitor to have managed a case before the House of Lords.

  • A v SSHD [2007] EWCA Civ 804 application Lodged with ECHR (high profile media case re: unlawful detention) - Leading Solicitor

Court of Appeal
  • AG (Eritrea) v SSHD [2007] EWCA Civ 801 - Remitted back to AIT reconsideration & leave granted - Article 8 ECHR private life/medical grounds - Leading Solicitor

Civil Court
  • Rentia v SSHD [AIT][2007] - Reconsideration stage before AIT. High Profile media case regarding a minor - Article 8 ECHR private life/medical grounds - Leading Solicitor

Membership & Accreditations

  • Senior Caseworker (Level 2), Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme (Law Society)
  • ILPA
  • Law Society of England & Wales
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