Syed Naqvi

Solicitor
Syed Naqvi

Syed Naqvi is a Solicitor and a Head of our Immigration Department. Syed is also accredited as the Legal Aid Agency's Immigration Supervisor.

Syed has experience in all aspects of immigration law, from asylum and human rights cases to business and work visas. Syed also has experience of advising businesses on the sponsorship licence system.

Syed regularly appears in both the First-Tier and Upper-Tier Tribunal and has had conduct of numerous judicial reviews in the Upper-Tier Tribunal. He is also an experienced litigator and has worked on a number of important cases including SF, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWHC 2705 (Admin) which was a successful judicial review challenge in a trafficking case and Secretary of State for the Home Department v Gedi AA/02649/2015 which was a successful judicial review concerning whether the Secretary of State's use of a second deportation order to deport following a successful appeal against a first order constituted an abuse of process.

Syed has acted for a number of high profile clients including senior members of the deposed Egyptian government, prominent members of the Muttahida Quami Movement (Pakistan) and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party. 

Syed has a large following from the South Asian and the Latin American community and often gives talks at community events and forums.

Syed has previously worked for a Legal 500 conveyancing firm and has headed Housing Law Departments where he dealt with most types of housing matters and achieved commendable results in the Legal Aid Agency’s peer reviews. Syed also undertakes commercial property work and accepts instructions on all types of commercial conveyancing matters.