Solicitor / Senior Immigration Caseworker
Immigration Law, Public Law
Hafeez Rehman is a Solicitor and a Senior Immigration Caseworker in the Immigration and Public Law Department at MTG Solicitors. Hafeez is accredited under the Law Society’s Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme as a Level 2 Senior Caseworker which demonstrates his skill and expertise in this area of law. Hafeez brings over four years’ experience in managing caseload in all aspects of asylum, immigration and EEA matters dealing with private and publicly funded clients.
Throughout Hafeez’s legal career, he has advised and assisted many clients both in the UK and overseas. Hafeez has dealt with a substantial quantity of immigration matters concerning Nationality Law, European Economic Area (EEA) citizens and their family members, asylum (including detained clients), Entry Clearance applications, naturalisation and settlement applications, victims of trafficking and domestic violence applications and Human Rights applications (Articles 2, 3 and 8). Hafeez has also assisted clients in Dublin III Regulation matters and bail applications.
Hafeez has extensive experience in advocacy, representing clients at their appeal hearings at the First Tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal of the Immigration Asylum Chamber and working with counsel in preparation for hearings at the Court of Appeal. Hafeez has also prepared letters before claim and instructed counsel for Judicial Review proceedings after preparation of bundles; prepared further submissions in line with fresh evidence, statements and instructed country and medical experts for fresh claim matters and prepared Exceptional Case Funding (ECF) applications in relation to clients with private and family life matters and deportation matters. Furthermore, Hafeez has developed a great deal of expertise with long residency applications, spouse and partner applications.
Hafeez has assisted many vulnerable members of the public such as children, disabled adults, clients with mental health conditions, detained persons and victims of trafficking, torture and domestic violence. Hafeez has also handled cases of UASC as well as attended at their asylum interviews after completion of their Statement of Evidence Forms (SEF) and witness statements.
Hafeez has a surgical approach to delivering legal services and has always devoted his legal work to achieving the best possible outcome for his clients. Hafeez works with integrity, with a focus on high standards and client care.
IAAS Level 2 Senior Immigration Caseworker