Toufique is ranked across three practice areas in Chambers & Partners 2024 including Public Law, Immigration, and Civil Liberties nationwide. He is recognised as a "great tactician who has a good strategic vision on all details... he has so much passion and is one of the world's greatest facilitators."Chambers UK 2024 Edition.
"A bold strategic litigator who runs cutting-edge and important legal challenges. He is imaginative and skilful in challenging government action. Toufique quietly manages everything and everyone, and his juniors speak unbelievably highly of him"Legal 500 2024 Edition.
"Toufique is a tireless advocate for migrants’ rights... he is a unique operator in the immigration field - nobody can match his breadth of vision, team-building skills, or contacts."Legal 500 2024 Edition.
Toufique, described as "a leading figure for his knowledge and experience in asylum, protection, deportation, and modern slavery", is recognised by The Legal 500 2024 edition as a Leading Individual for his public law, civil liberties and immigration work across London.Legal 500 2024 Edition.
"He is a bold and bright litigator who is prepared to pick up the important challenges. He has brought so many landmark pieces of legislation that have changed immigration law"Chambers UK 2023 Edition.
'"The Legal 500 applauds Toufique Hossain as a Leading Individual in immigration law, recommended for his expertise and exceptional widespread recognition. The Legal 500 2023 edition notes - "Duncan Lewis are running most of the most important immigration and immigration-detention related cases. That is down to Toufique Hossain and his unique ability to identify and foster talented younger lawyers. All his team speak of that ability."Legal 500 2023 Edition.
"Toufique Hossain and his team have quite literally saved the lives of many who faced deportation without their cases having been fully considered, and who faced danger and potential death on return."Legal 500 2023 Edition.
'Viewed as a "high profile solicitor who remains at the forefront of immigration public work", Toufique is recognised by The Legal 500 2023 edition as a Leading Individual for his public law, civil liberties and immigration work across London. He is seen as a true market leader with a long-established reputation in his fields of law and has received exceptional widespread recognition from his peers, clients and the legal industry nationwide "for his innovative legal challenges that have helped to clarify important points of ethics and law"Legal 500 2023 Edition.
"Toufique Hossain...has extensive experience in high-profile judicial review proceedings involving immigration detention practices. He is also adept at handling leave to remain applications, with recent work for individuals affected by the Windrush scandal, and LGBT+ asylum seekers. 'He is fantastic. He is great on complex topics and is really decisive. He takes a balanced approach, which is where he shines, and has great judgement.'"Chambers UK 2022 Edition.
Toufique is ranked as a Leading Individual in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500. They comment, "Toufique Hossain has developed a strong reputation for his legal aid work on behalf of asylum seekers, encompassing litigation before the Administrative Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court."Legal 500 2022 Edition.
Toufique is ranked as a Next Generation Partner in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500. They comment, "the 'innovative and brilliant' Toufique Hossain has an active pro bono practice, which supports asylum seekers in critical challenges throughout the UK court circuit".Legal 500 2022 Edition.
Toufique is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500, "who has specific expertise with regards to asylum seekers".
Toufique Hossain has "an amazing grasp of asylum practice,"Chambers UK 2021 Edition.
"His commitment to clients and issues is unfailing. He is really thoughtful and creative, and really good at knowing how to run an argument.What sets him apart is his ability to strategise at a high level and to understand what types of challenges will work and are important. He has the ability to see the bigger picture."Chambers UK 2021 Edition.
Public law director Toufique Hossain has extensive experience representing asylum seekers, many of whom are vulnerable clients.Legal 500 2021 Edition.
Toufique is a Next Generation Partner in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500.Legal 500 2021 Edition.
Toufique is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500.
Toufique Hossain directs Duncan Lewis Solicitors' public law and immigration department. He has extensive experience of judicial review proceedings involving immigration, asylum, deportation and detention. An impressed source remarks: "He can spot an important case, bring out what's required and put a team together well. He's an all-round good litigator."Chambers UK 2020 Edition.
"Director Toufique Hossain is an 'inspirational leader' and has developed a 'very talented and committed team'."Legal 500 2020 Edition.
"A high-profile matter saw Toufique Hossain challenging the Secretary of State for the Home Department’s failure to investigate abuse at the Brook House Immigration Removal Centre."Legal 500 2020 Edition.
Toufique is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500.
"A brilliant strategic litigator," Toufique Hossain attracts plaudits for his successes in challenging existing policy and practice in immigration, especially regarding detention issues.
Toufique is listed as a Recommended Lawyer in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500, for his work in Immigration: Human Rights and Overstay. "Toufique Hossain handles Judicial Review cases involving immigration, EC Law, civil liberties and human rights matters"Legal 500 2019 Edition.
Toufique Hossain is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500Legal 500 2019 Edition.
Toufique is listed as a 'Next Generation Lawyer' for his Administrative and Public Law work throughout London.
"Toufique Hossain is acknowledged for taking on 'important challenges' especially in relation to immigration detentions and mental health issues."
Toufique Hossain is ranked in Chambers 2019 in Immigration: Human Rights, Asylum and Deportation, London firms. "Toufique Hossain of Duncan Lewis Solicitors has an extensive immigration practice and regularly advises clients on issues of detention, deportation and asylum."Chambers UK 2019 Edition.
Toufique Hossain is ranked in Chambers 2019, in Administrative & Public Law: Traditional Claimant, UK-wide. Sources say Toufique Hossain is "an exceptional public lawyer," and "...he really has the ability to think strategically - he looks at every possibility and knows how to marshal his resources."Chambers UK 2019 Edition.
Toufique Hossain of Duncan Lewis & Co garners praise from sources for being “incredibly knowledgeable, very diligent and really believing in the cause." He continues to take on a diverse array of asylum cases, as well as matters relating to detention.Chambers UK 2018 Edition.
Toufique Hossain of Duncan Lewis & Co is gaining prominence for handling high-profile judicial reviews. He is particularly strong in challenges to the Home Office's policies on immigration detention. Clients say he is "incredibly knowledgeable, very diligent and really believes in the cause. He works incredibly hard." Sources also comment that he is "really committed to the work and prepared to go the extra mile."Chambers UK 2018 Edition.
Chambers describes Toufique as a ‘Leader in his Field’ for my judicial review work, described as ‘deeply committed to the plight of the disenfranchised, a fearless litigator’,Chambers UK 2017 Edition.
"Exceptional lawyer Toufique Hossain is particularly good for immigration detention cases and has an excellent eye for the crux of the matter."Legal 500 2017 Edition.
"Toufique Hossain is a leading solicitor for immigration judicial review and utilises a combination of creative thinking with a huge amount of experience."Legal 500 2017 Edition.
"Toufique Hossain has an amazing ability to conduct a wide range of demanding test case litigation, handling complex public law cases involving judicial review and unlawful detention."Legal 500 2017 Edition.
"Genuine Star"Legal 500 2016 Edition.
"At Duncan Lewis Solicitors, Toufique Hossain is a ‘genuine star’ for challenges in the immigration and civil liberties space."Legal 500 2016 Edition.