The Legal Rights Partnership provides a dedicated expert service for clients requiring immigration law advice and assistance. We have over 65 years combined experience in dealing with every aspect of UK immigration law and are regarded as leading experts in immigration, nationality and refugee law.
Mohammed Amjad LLB (Hons)
Mohammed Amjad LLB (Hons)
Mohammed Amjad was formerly a partner and head of the highly regarded immigration department at Dexter Montague LLP. Mohammed has extensive experience of representing clients at all levels and is a leading expert in his field. He was also a consultant Peer Reviewer for the Legal Services Commission undertaking quality of advice audits for them. His own work was reviewed by an independent Peer Reviewer appointed by the Legal Services Commission who made the following comments regarding the quality of his work;
Tactical awareness and strategic thinking on cases very impressive…. Clearly a highly efficient and incisive lawyer who quickly identified the issues in a case
Notable cases that Mohammed has been involved in include:
- Mugisha v SSHD  EWHC 2720 (Admin) (conspicuous unfairness resulting from Secretary of State’s failure to apply a policy);
- R (Straka) v IAT  EWHC 1981 Admin (The relevance of mental illness to the question of internal flight);
- NM (what constitutes “leading an independent life” ) Zimbabwe  UKAIT 00051;
- SB (Bangladesh)  EWCA Civ 28 (factors a tribunal ought to take into account in considering an appeal under Article 8; right to family life).
- AF Jamaica  EWCA Civ 240 (when considering the right to respect for family life the courts should look at the issue of deportation from the view of the wife and the children and not just focus on the offence and the offender; client succeeded in avoiding deportation despite receiving 7 year sentence for supplying class A drugs)
- MH (pending family proceedings-discretionary leave) Morocco  UKUT 439 (IAC) (the decision to remove an applicant in the process of seeking a contact order may violate Article 8 ECHR, in particular on the basis that removal of a parent/applicant during contact order proceedings would be unlawful because it prejudged the outcome of the contact proceedings and, more importantly, denied the applicant all possibility of any further meaningful involvement in the proceedings which may breach Article 6 ECHR)
As well as receiving instructions from individuals, Mohammed is also instructed by businesses and local authorities on behalf of children in care, with immigration issues. He is also regularly involved in discussion and advice programs on national TV regarding immigration issues.
Solange de Carvalho LLB (Hons) LLM
Solange de Carvalho LLB (Hons) LLM
Solange de Carvalho has a longstanding interest in human rights and immigration law. She studied International Human Rights Law and worked for a number of years with organisations concerned with human rights and civil liberties. In particular she worked assisting individuals sentenced to death and those requiring representations or guidance in lodging applications to the European Court of Human Rights. Prior to qualifying as a solicitor she worked as a research assistant and legal assistant at the Parliamentary Human Rights Group, the Human Rights Centre (University of Essex), the Centre for Capital Punishment Studies and Interights. After starting a family she spent some years volunteering for the Citizens Advice Bureau and then commenced work as an immigration caseworker at Dexter Montague LLP in 2003. She then qualified as a solicitor at Dexter Montague LLP in 2006 and worked as a solicitor in the immigration department until March 2011 when she left to set up LRP.
Solange has a built up a local following in immigration law and is instructed in all aspects of immigration law including human rights cases, asylum, deportations, spouse and dependent applications and all other areas of immigration law. She has a particular interest in cases involving families with young children who face separation.
Haroon Khan LLB (Hons)
Haroon Khan was formerly a Partner at an international law firm based in London. He established and managed their central London branch. He is an expert multi-disciplined Solicitor with over 14 years of experience in legal practice. Haroon specialises in all areas of Immigration and Nationality law and he handles complex and difficult cases from the initial application stages, to appeals in the Immigration Tribunals, High Court and Court of Appeal.
Haroon is a specialist and our go-to person for all business immigration work and skilled worker applications. He has assisted many SME's from a wide variety of sectors (IT, Telecoms, Construction Industry, Care Homes, Restaurants & Take-aways, Food Caterers, Dessert Parlours, Slaughter Houses, Grocery Stores, Places of Worship etc) in securing Sponsorship licences to take on skilled workers from overseas. Haroon takes a holistic approach and will discuss all your business staffing needs and advise on how best those needs can be met via the skilled worker routes. He also advises on sponsor license compliance requirements and issues.
Haroon is also an experienced practitioner in private client law, including Wills and Probate and Powers of Attorney. He prepares bespoke Wills to take account of individual client needs including Shariah compliant Wills. Haroon has a wealth of experience in administering both simple and complex Probate matters from obtaining the Grant of Probate to distributing the Estate and preparing Estate Accounts.
Furthermore, Haroon specialises in Employment law. He takes a particular interest in cases involving unfair dismissal and he has acted for both employers and employees. Haroon also provides legal advice on Divorce matters including overseas divorces.
Haroon has developed an excellent reputation across the fields that he practices in and is renowned for giving frank, robust and honest advice. He joined LRP in 2020 and has now been promoted to the position of director within a very short period of time. He has helped further enhance the practice and the client experience.
Alex Beadon LLB (Hons)
Alex Beadon is a very experienced Solicitor and works as a Consultant Solicitor for LRP. He is qualified under the Law Society’s Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme as a Senior Caseworker and Supervisor. Alex is also an Assessor for the Law Society’s Accreditation Scheme. He has extensive experience of managing very complex cases and has been practicing Immigration Law for 14 years. Alex advises on and deals with applications and appeals involving all aspects of immigration law including entry clearance, leave to remain, EU and nationality applications as well as complex human rights, deportation and asylum cases. Alex is also hugely experienced in dealing with Judicial Reviews challenges and appeals to the First and Second Tier Tribunal, High Court and Court of Appeal.
Alex gained his early experience working at two leading publicly funded charities, the Immigration Advisory Service and Refugee and Migration Justice, where he was a Team Leader. Since joining Legal Rights Partnership he has continued to undertake work with asylum seekers and unaccompanied asylum seeker children whilst also representing clients for spouse/family leave to remain applications and entry clearance applications. Alex is LRP’s go to person for all asylum applications, fresh claims and appeals. Alex has now worked with LRP Solicitors for over 10 years and has established a strong following generally and in particular amongst Afghan and Pakistani asylum seekers.
Humza Amjad Paralegal
Humza provides full casework support for Mohammed and assists him in managing his caseload on a day to day basis. He is experienced in completing all types of visa application forms, preparing those applications for submission to the Home Office and preparing court bundles. Humza is glad to be your first point of call and will assist you with any queries on a day to day basis.
Linda Wood Receptionist and Secretary
Lyn is an experienced Secretary and receptionist. She will be your first port of call and will happily deal with any queries and provide progress reports on your case.
Julie Alexander Senior Legal Secretary
Julie is a very experienced secretary and receptionist. She will happily deal with any queries and provide progress reports.