Mr Ahmed Aydeed > Duncan Lewis Solicitors > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Duncan Lewis Solicitors
Ground Floor (Part), 158 Edmund House
B3 2HB

Work Department

Public Law


Public law director, Ahmed Aydeed has extensive specialist experience in advising individuals on all types of public law issues. He has a broad practice in public law and human rights matters, including; asylum, international protection, EU law, nationality law, administrative detention, discrimination and equality, family and child care proceedings. He has represented individuals in Judicial Review proceedings against the Lord Chancellor, the Secretary of State for the Home Department, the Crown Court and Local Authorities.

Ahmed has also been at the forefront in the battle against unlawful detention of migrants in the UK, focussing in particular on the criminalisation and detention of victims of trafficking and unaccompanied minor refugees. The litigation Ahmed has brought against the Secretary of State for the Home Department has had a significant impact on thousands of asylum-seekers, by ensuring that the Secretary of State implements effective safe-guards to prevent the unlawful procession of asylum claims and the unlawful detention of the most vulnerable individuals in our society.


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.



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.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Human resources > Immigration

Duncan Lewis Solicitors fields a large team nationally. In Birmingham, it is known for acting for claimants in significant immigration (including related judicial reviews) and asylum matters. Niche specialisms include representing vulnerable clients/victims of torture or trafficking in asylum and human rights matters, as well as immigration cases involving detentions. Ahmed Aydeed  and Sangita Shah are the names to note.

South East > Human resources > Immigration

The immigration team at Duncan Lewis Solicitors ‘is highly experienced with a wide range of excellent practitioners‘ who are best known for undertaking a steady stream of Legal Aid work representing individuals in all aspects of personal immigration, asylum, human rights and public law matters. It also has expertise in judicial review immigration claimant cases. Key advisors include Bahar Ata, Ahmed Aydeed,  Tamana Aziz, Toufique Hossain and Zofia Duszynska.