Started by Roger Gherson in 1988, Gherson is an award winning immigration solicitors in London, specialising in UK immigration, nationality, extradition and human rights law.
In a constantly changing arena of Immigration Law, Gherson is a specialist law firm providing tailored advice and legal representation to assist our clients with all of their immigration needs suited to their particular circumstances. Gherson offers services that cover the full spectrum of UK immigration categories, including but not limited to advice on UK visit visas and the Points-Based System (Tier 1, Tier 2 work permits, Tier 4 students and Tier 5 Temporary Workers) as well as Innovator, Start-up, spouse, fiancé, cohabitating partners applications and immigration appeals. Gherson also specialises in complex Human Rights and asylum claims (private only), as well as defending extradition requests, applications to the European Court of Human Rights and applications for annulment at the General Court of the EU in respect to sanctions imposed by the Council of the EU.
With over 30 years of experience, Gherson's expertise extends from meeting the migration needs of international business people and those of UK-based companies to litigation in all UK jurisdictions as well as in the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice.
Named as an expert in all the leading guides to immigration lawyers, Roger Gherson has a reputation for tenacity which is reflected in the firm's breadth of immigration and litigation work. Roger has attracted some of the best immigration lawyers in the UK to the firm. He and our other immigration solicitors have extensive experience of human rights and asylum claims (private only), whether in the context of extradition, national security proceedings or otherwise.
Clients seek our help and expertise from all over the world. Clients include private clients and corporations from the USA, Canada, Australia, Africa, Russia and the CIS states, the Middle East, South America, China and other emerging markets. The firm has a wide private and corporate client base, including public companies, law firms and banks. Our advantage is that we are independent and at the same time have the ability and experience to handle the very largest cases for our clients both in the UK and across other jurisdictions.
Our business immigration team, advises national and international corporates on sponsor licenses, Tier 2 and Tier 5 applications. Alongside visa applications, the team advise corporates on right to work checks and provide Human Resources Strategy and Support. In light of the decision for the UK to leave the European Union, the team has begun providing bespoke advice to clients regarding the rights of EU nationals and assisting them to register with the EU Settlement Scheme.
Private Client Immigration
Our private client immigration team advise individuals on the full spectrum of immigration options. They have extensive expertise in working with a client to find the best strategies for them to relocate to the UK. They also assist with in-country switch applications, extension applications, applications for Indefinite Leave to Remain and Nationality applications. The team offer a bespoke service, aiming to make the process straightforward.
Complex Immigration and Other Services
Charles Burnett, Thomas Cattee, Alfred Gherson, Roger Gherson, Joe Levtov form our specialist Human Rights, Extradition, Judicial Review, Appeals and Overstays Team. The team’s track record of dealing with a full range of immigration appeals and politically sensitive matters including asylum, Human Rights and extradition, has resulted in a reputation of expertise in handling large and complex high-profile transnational cases in the UK and other jurisdictions including in Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dubai, Italy, Spain, Austria, Monaco, France, Germany and Latvia, amongst others.