Atiqa Gilani, Solicitor
Atiqa Gilani is a Solicitor and Supervisor in the Immigration/Public Law Department at KB Law Solicitors. She has vast experience representing clients in all types of immigration, asylum, civil liberties and detention matters from providing initial legal advice at the Immigration Removal Centres across England particularly at the IRC Legal Surgeries to representing clients on their appeal matters before the First Tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal, of the Immigration Asylum Chamber (IAC).
Atiqa is committed to the publicly funded work KB Law solicitors offers to those people in the community who are unable to afford legal representation.
Atiqa represents clients at the IAC Tribunals, the Administrative Court and the Court of Appeal with challenges concerning issues such as unlawful detention, false imprisonment, removals to European countries under the Dublin Conventions, those detained clients facing removal from the UK who have been exercising EEA Treaty rights in the UK, removals on asylum and human rights grounds, challenges to policy/law relating to vulnerable clients including victims of torture, and various other challenges to decisions made by the Secretary of State for the Home Department.
Atiqa regularly deals with immigration, asylum, human rights, and bail applications particularly vulnerable clients detained in prisons or the immigration removal centres. She has successfully represented clients in a variety of asylum applications and appeals, including minors, survivors of domestic violence, those subject to deportation orders and those fearing persecution on the basis of their sexuality.
Atiqa has supervised a number of solicitor's, trainees and paralegals undertaking legal aid immigration and asylum work. As part of providing services to local community, Atiqa offers pro-bono advice sessions in partnership with local Citizen Advice Bureaus and charities.
Atiqa speaks English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu languages.
For more information or to book an initial consultation with Atiqa, please contact us.