Gherson is a firm of immigration lawyers. However, it has come to our attention that emails are being dispatched using hoax Gherson addresses. Hoaxes have ranged from those informing individuals that they are beneficiaries under a will to those purporting to offer jobs and immigration clearance for a fee. These emails are a hoax and they are not from Gherson. Please do not respond to them.
Please note that Roger Gherson is Solicitor and the Principle Partner in the law firm, Gherson. Gherson is an Immigration Law practice and Roger Gherson specialises in Immigration, Extradition and Asylum law. He is a solicitor, not a barrister and his credentials can be checked using The Law Society 'Find a Solicitor' database at http://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk
Should you have any reason to doubt the authenticity of any communication purporting to be from Roger Gherson, or any other solicitors at Gherson, please contact us directly through the 'Who we are' page on this website, or contact or our Compliance Manager Diana du Bruyn, or on telephone on +44 (0)20 7724 4488.
You can also report a scam to Action Fraud
CAUTION: RECENT SCAMS WE ARE AWARE OF
We have recently reported the fraudulent use of Roger Gherson's name to the SRA and they have published a scam alert on their website, this can be found here.
It has also been reported to us that fraudulent emails are being sent, alleging to be from one of our solicitors Kate Hollyer. If you are in any doubt as to whether or not the email you have received is from Kate, please contact her via our Contact Us page.
2016 Update : It has been brought to our attention that once again Kate's name is being used in a scam, in particular the name, Barr. Kate Hollyer and a fraudulent email address starting ' barr.Katehollyer@representative' . Please note that Kate is not instructed to assist obtaining visas for newly hired au pairs.
Other scams have concerned employment at Thistle Hotels or related to an enquiry made through www.workpermit.com:
We do not act on behalf of Thistle Hotel, Carlisle Fuels or any other employer listed on www.workpermit.com. The email address firstname.lastname@example.org is not a valid email address. If you receive an email apparently from Gherson in this regard, please view this as a scam. Do not pay any money and we recommend that you report this to your local police.
If you receive an email relating to an inheritance:
This is fraudulent and is a scam. Do not provide any further information to the scammers. We recommend that you report this to your local police.