Legal 500 2017 Rankings: Gherson Secures Tier 1 Status

14 Nov 2017, 00 mins ago

Gherson is recorded in the top tier (Tier 1) firm in Immigration: Human Rights, Appeals and Overstay in the annual Legal 500 rankings.  The Legal 500 is the leading guide to law firms in the UK and their ranking highlights the firms providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice in the legal sector. 

Legal 500 award of Tier 1 status recognises Gherson’s place as one of the top law firms in the country with ‘incredible expertise’ across the full spectrum of immigration matters. In addition to the UK, the firm has handled a range of complex asylum, human rights and extradition cases in many jurisdictions.

Gherson provides specialist advice and legal representation to assist our clients with their immigration needs; from visiting the UK and the points-based system Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 4, Tier 5 as well as spouse, fiancé, cohabitates and immigration appeals i.e. the full range of immigration categories. Gherson also specialises in complex human rights and asylum claims as well as defending extradition requests and applications for annulment at the General Court of the EU in respect to sanctions imposed by the Council of the EU. In addition, Gherson now represents individuals and companies who find themselves targeted by civil and criminal investigations under the Proceeds of Crime Act.  An impressive reputation, a consistent track record of success alongside over 29 years of experience, has attracted some of the best immigration lawyers in the UK to the firm. 

Our principal partner, Roger Gherson, has been named for many years as a leader in the field of immigration, nationality, human rights, asylum and extradition and is regularly cited as an expert in all the leading guides to immigration lawyers.

Our business immigration team headed up by Lisa Amos advises national and international corporates on sponsor licenses, Tier 2 (General) applications, Tier 5, Tier 1 entrepreneurs as well as sole representatives and inter-company transfers. 

Our general immigration team, consisting of Alina Fosh and Isobel Neilson, has extensive knowledge in advising in a wide range of cases alongside unparalleled commitment to their clients working in a very broad range of personal immigration requirements.

Roger Gherson, Joe Levtov and Charles Burnett form our specialist human rights, 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 high profile transnational cases of enormous complexity in the UK and in other jurisdictions including in Cyprus, Czech Republic, Italy, Spain, Austria, Monaco, France, Germany and Latvia amongst others. 

If you wish to make an application or require advice in regards to your immigration or other matters please do not hesitate to contact us.


The information in this blog is for general information purposes only and does not purport to be comprehensive or to provide legal advice. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information and law is current as of the date of publication it should be stressed that, due to the passage of time, this does not necessarily reflect the present legal position. Gherson accepts no responsibility for loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on information contained in this blog. For formal advice on the current law please don’t hesitate to contact Gherson. Legal advice is only provided pursuant to a written agreement, identified as such, and signed by the client and by or on behalf of Gherson.

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