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Mr Ahmed Aydeed
Ahmed joined Duncan Lewis in 2012 and became a partner-level director in 2017. In 2017, he was awarded the Law Society’s Excellence Award for Junior Lawyer of the Year and he was also shortlisted for Director of the Year by the Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 2018. In 2018 he was ‘Highly Commended’ at the Law Society Excellence Awards in the Human Rights Lawyer of the Year category.
In 2019 he won the Marsh Award at the Human Trafficking Foundation’s Anti-Slavery Day Awards as well as the Rising Star Award at the UK Diversity Legal Awards.
ILPA and IAAS – Level 2 Senior Caseworker.
Ahmed gained his LLB (Hons) from the University of Hertfordshire before obtaining his LPC from BBP Law School.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors has a large immigration offering across the UK; the Birmingham team has significant experience in immigration, asylum and judicial review claimant matters. Its particular strength lies in the provision of publicly funded immigration services. The team has developed a number of specialisms representing vulnerable clients such as victims of torture or trafficking as well as detained asylum cases. It has substantial experience of representing clients in judicial review immigration cases before the High Court and in unlawful detention cases. Practice head Ahmed Aydeed is highly regarded.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors‘ ‘very attentive and passionate’ team is well-positioned to handle a wide range of high-stakes personal immigration cases, including judicial reviews involving human rights, civil liberty and social welfare issues faced by migrants travelling to the UK. It is also well known for advising companies on business immigration work, ranging from points-based system applications and appeals to securing entrepreneur and investor visas. 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. Zofia Duszynska has a similar focus, having represented vulnerable immigrants in disputes involving modern slavery, human trafficking and gender-based persecution elements. Ahmed Aydeed, Bahar Ata and Rohena Wallace are also recommended for their work in the field of personal immigration.