Taher Gulamhussein

Consultant Solicitor
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About

Place of birth: Leeds, UK
Job Role: Consultant Solicitor
Start Date with Kalsi Solicitors: Jun 01, 2020
Office based in : Leeds
Languages spoken: English, Gujarati, ‘Lisan al-Dawat’, Brazilian Portuguese (semi-proficient), Hindi/Urdu, Arabic, French and Spanish (basic)
Favourite sports team (if any!): Team Khabib!
Favourite movie: I like a range of films from comedy (Trading Places) to When We Were Kings (Boxing) to politics (Keenie Meenie Services)
Best concert / live performance you have ever been to: There are many for different reasons but Lowkey when he came back the 1st time stands out.
Last 3 holiday locations you have been to: Isle of Arran (Scotland), India, Cabo Verde, Kenya/Tanzania
Dream holiday location you have yet to have travelled to : Makkah for the Hajj
A fun fact about you! : I like to have a good dance off
What made you want to practice law: I have been helping people since I was young and realised I could make a difference

Education/Training

Academic Education: Bachelors Degree
University for Bachelors Degree: UCL
University for Bachelors Degree: UCL
Subject/Course for Bachelors Degree: BA Philosophy
Grade for Bachelor Degree : 2.1
Institution for Other: University of Westminster
Subject/Course for Other: LPC and Level 1 Immigration and Asylum Accreditation
Grade for Other: Commendation including Immigration (Distinction – 75% one of top in year), Housing (Commendation) and Employment (Commendation)
Professional Qualifications: Law Society Immigration & Asylum – Senior Caseworker Accreditation

Experience

Background: Declined a training contract at a Magic Circle law firm Clifford Chance LLP to pursue a career in other areas.
Lengthy background of working and volunteering in a number of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Charities including the Network for Police Monitoring, Islamic Human Rights Commission, StopWatch, Release and Y-stop. One of the founders of the Anti-Raids Network and the Stop Deportations Network.
Contributed to Home Office consultations that have led the Home Office to change their policy guidance.
Sat as a member on the following panels: British Transport Police Stop and Search Community Consultation Group, the College of Policing Stop Search Strategic Scrutiny Group and Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary Stop and Search External Reference Group.
Trained as a Solicitor at both leading Human Rights law firms and charities – Birnberg Peirce Solicitors under supervision by some Chambers and Partners ranked Fee Earners, and the Prisoners’ Advice Service.
Expertise: All areas of asylum and immigration especially human rights legal aid matters even where they are complex matters including Judicial Review and Fresh Claims and Deport matters.
Ancillary matters including unlawful detention, and data breaches.

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