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London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general
Crime: general - ranked: tier 4

Gherson

Gherson has a niche focus on extradition cases, and counts SFO matters, freezing orders and INTERPOL cases as cornerstone areas of expertise. The firm has been acting on the high-profile case concerning the UK's first-ever unexplained wealth order, which was issued against the wife of a banker jailed in Azerbaijan. Immigration law expert Roger Gherson and associate Thomas Garner lead the practice.

Practice head(s):Roger Gherson; Thomas Garner

Work highlights

  • Acting for Zamira Hajiyeva regarding the issuance of an Unexplained Wealth Order against the defendant concerning alleged spending of £16m in Harrods over a ten-year period, and defending the client against an extradition request made by Azerbaijan.

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London: Human resources

Immigration
Immigration: business - ranked: tier 3

Gherson

Immigration: human rights, appeals and overstay - ranked: tier 1

Gherson

Gherson is a specialist immigration, nationality, extradition and human rights offering which stands out for its ability to advise on complex asylum and human rights cases. The team is well-versed in domestic and international extradition proceedings, asylum claims, human rights-based applications, appeals and it is particularly adept at handling politically sensitive cases. On the business side, the team is instructed by entrepreneurs, private clients and multinational corporations. Firm founder Roger Gherson has a 'fantastic reputation'.

Practice head(s):Roger Gherson

Other key lawyers:Thomas Garner; Joe Levtov; Alina Fosh; Isobel Neilson

Testimonials

The team is thorough and provides information in an accessible manner.

The team is friendly and excellent at communicating to clients.

Leading individuals

Roger Gherson - Gherson

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London: Public sector

Civil liberties and human rights
Civil liberties and human rights - ranked: tier 4

Gherson

Gherson has experience undertaking human rights, immigration and asylum matters with a domestic and international focus. Roger Gherson has expertise in complex human rights and extradition cases. Other team members include Charles Burnett, who is recommended for his strength in public and private actions against the state.

Practice head(s):Roger Gherson

Other key lawyers:Charles Burnett

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