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Muhunthan Paramesvaran

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Muhunthan manages a team of trainees, solicitors and caseworkers. He specialises in asylum, immigration, nationality and human rights. He has extensive experience in Judicial Review and Court of Appeal work. He is a trainer for the Immigration Law Practitioners Association and other professional organisations. Muhunthan assisted in the design and presentation of the Somalia course that formed part of the Immigration Advisory Service lottery-funded research project on the use of country of origin material in asylum cases. Muhunthan has also appeared on a live television phone-in answering viewer’s questions on immigration issues. He has specialist experience representing applicants from Sri Lanka and Somalia. He has a growing practice in unlawful detention claims and privately funded applications within and outside the Immigration Rules. Muhunthan’s reported cases include: Miao [2006] EWCA Civ 75; MY (Turkey) [2008] EWCA Civ 477; AM & AM (armed conflict: risk categories) Somalia CG [2008] UKAIT 00091; SN (Pakistan) [2009] EWCA Civ 181; Kalombo [2009] EWCA Civ 302; AS (Afghanistan) and NV (Sri Lanka) [2009] EWCA Civ 1076.


Trained Wilson Solicitors LLP; qualified 2003; partner 2010 to date; awarded Level 3 (advanced caseworker) accreditation 2010.


Immigration Law Practitioners Association.


City of London School for Boys; Sussex University (1995 BA Hons Philosophy with Literature); College of Law (1997 CPE Dip Law); College of Law (1999 LPC).


Football, cricket, cooking, reading, travel, socialising with friends.

London: Human resources


Within: Immigration

The ‘exceptional’ team at Wilson Solicitors LLP ‘works tirelessly and demonstrates a commitment to its clients that is second-to-none’. It specialises in a full range of asylum, nationality and personal immigration cases for individuals. Immigration head Matthew Davies and 'outstanding' senior partner Michael Hanley have ‘tremendous knowledge and experience’. Ana Gonzalez handles a range of asylum and personal immigration cases, and has ‘fantastic knowledge of EU law, trafficking and immigration rules in general; she has a great tenacity pursuing a case to get the absolutely best for her client and a remarkable insight as to how to get there’. Anita Vasisht is ‘brilliant’ and specialises in complex asylum, nationality and security cases. The ‘fantasticMuhunthan Paramesvaran is also recommended.

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