Roger Gherson

Roger Gherson

Senior Partner

+44 20 7724 4488


Roger Gherson founded Gherson Solicitors in 1988, and it subsequently transitioned into a Limited Liability Partnership on 1 April 2022.

With over 40 years in practice, Roger has dedicated himself to advising, assisting and defending individuals requiring international protection in the most complex of circumstances. As such, he is recognised as the ‘go-to lawyer’ for individuals with multifaceted legal issues, and is considered one of the best in the industry for those requiring expert advice on international protection, as well as asylum, extradition, deprivation of leave and travel bans, international investment treaty matters, sanctions, unexplained wealth orders and other forms of asset seizure.

He offers unrivalled expertise, experience and an unparalleled level of defence to individuals facing abusive and unmeritorious proceedings abroad. His experience has touched on a wide range of jurisdictions, including Russia, Ukraine, Italy, Spain, France, Monaco, Switzerland, Italy, Latvia, Cyprus and Germany, to name but a few.

Roger is named as an expert in all the leading legal guides and has a reputation for tenacity, reflected in the firm’s breadth of litigation work, which includes immigration tribunal cases, judicial reviews in the High Courts, as well as appearances at the Special Immigration Appeals Commission and the European Court of Human Rights.

In his management role, Roger leads a significant team of advisors that includes solicitors, barristers, immigration consultants, paralegals, translators and international lawyers. In addition, his expertise covers the full spectrum of business, investor and employment-related immigration, as well as personal immigration matters.


  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales: 1981



Chambers & Partners, 2024

Gherson is a very strong team of lawyers that conducts its work to a very high standard.

Chambers & Partners, 2024

The client service is excellent. Gherson is always in touch, all questions are answered immediately and there is constant support.

The Legal 500 Ranking and Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2021

Roger Gherson is a one-off. He has handled more asylum/criminal/extradition cases than anyone else. He has a list of contacts that is the envy of all others in the field. He will offer clients a level of care which goes beyond anything that is on offer elsewhere. He lives and breathes every case as much as his clients

The Legal 500 Ranking and Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2021

Gherson is unique in its expertise in the areas of extradition, asylum and immigration, and crime. There is no better firm to handle cases where all three are engaged

The Legal 500 Ranking and Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2021

The firm has its own team of skilled translators, who translate the client’s highly confidential documents and statements in-house. This provides an added layer of security and confidentiality, greatly valued by the clients, especially those whose matters concern sensitive and politically motivated arguments

The Legal 500 Ranking and Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2021

Roger “is an institution in himself for immigration and can handle very difficult cases,” enthuses a source, who states: “The breadth of what he does is incredible

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