Duncan Lewis is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Gabor Nagy as a Director of Immigration.
Gabor joins Ayan Yalchin, Jenna McKinney, Ofonimeh Umoh Abudu, Trevor Hatton,Seher Toguz, Neelam Bangar, Sangita Shah, Shahida Ilahi and Vicash Ramkissoon as Director and Joint Head of the Immigration Department. She will continue to practice from the company’s Hackney/Dalston branch.
Gabor specialises in claimant immigration judicial review matters from the company’s Harrow-on-the-Hill branch with a particular focus on unlawful detention claims, removal cases and representing clients in relation to their detained asylum fast track matters. Gabor has his own Country Guidance case of GN (EEA Regulations: Five years residence) Hungary  UKAIT 00073 in which he represented himself.
Duncan Lewis has the largest immigration team in the UK and has been recognised by Legal 500 2014 as a Top Tier and leading practice in this field across England & Wales. It has a broad practice representing business and individual vulnerable clients at all levels in all aspects of business immigration, personal immigration, asylum/human rights and nationality matters. Duncan Lewis remains the dominant legal firm in the UK for the provision of publicly funded immigration legal services for asylum, immigration detention, bail, deportation appeals and EC law issues. The department has a niche practice representing judicial review immigration claimant cases before the higher courts; has a significant practice in Tribunal and Higher Courts immigration appeal and advocacy work and unlawful immigration detention cases with high net claims for damages and challenging immigration removal cases; in particular, Dublin II third country removal cases. The department’s business immigration arm represents high net worth individuals from Asia, Middle East and Russia in relation to their Points Based System (PBS) applications/appeals, including entrepreneur and investors visas.
Other recent Director appointments include London based Immigration judicial review specialist Seher Toguz’s appointment as Director of Immigration. Further, Commercial litigation specialist Sobashni de Silva and Personal Injury specialist Julie Leslie have also been appointed as Directors of Litigation. The company’s Family and Childcare team expands further with Sarah Jopling, Francis Clare (Tooting office), Ravi Mahey, Michelle Bird (Harrow office) and Misbah Ali (Lewisham office) all appointed as Directors of Family & Childcare. They are joined by Kathy Walker and Kirsty Richards as new Directors of Family & Childcare in the company’s new offices in Barnet and Croydon respectively. Cardiff based Housing and Social Welfare law expert Heather Iqbal Rayner has been appointed as a Director of Housing. The company’s Board of Directors now consists of 44 members responsible for 20 areas of law from 35 offices across London and throughout the UK.