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London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general
Crime: general - ranked: tier 4


Boutique extradition specialist Gherson is ‘the only firm to go to if the case has any asylum/immigration dimension’. The firm undertakes a large number of INTERPOL cases, and complex SFO matters in relation freezing orders. Roger Gherson Roger Gherson, who is ‘second to none in his devotion to clients’ heads the team alongside associate Thomas Garner  who is ‘clever, thoughtful, and has excellent judgment’.

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London: Human resources

Immigration: business - ranked: tier 2


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


With expertise spanning business and human rights immigration cases, the team at Gherson regularly handles complex human rights and asylum cases, both in the UK and internationally, and is particularly adept at handling politically sensitive and high-profile cases. The team represents internationally based clients in matters relating to INTERPOL and Red Notice notifications, and also manages a growing number of international sanctions cases. Solicitor Thomas Garner heads the extradition department. Associate Joe Levtov handles human rights and asylum cases. Roger Gherson is active across business and personal immigration; he is a ‘master at handling complex, politically sensitive cases’; and is the ‘‘go to’ lawyer for clients facing the most challenging of circumstances’. Consultant Lisa Amos heads the business immigration team which acts for over 100 companies, and handles a full range of business immigration work. Solicitors Alina Fosh and Isobel Neilson head the general immigration team, advising individuals on UK immigration applications.

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London: Public sector

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


Gherson handles complex human rights, immigration and asylum cases both in the UK and internationally. Roger Gherson has successfully acted for several clients in respect to immigration appeals. Charles Burnett  is another name to note.

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