Named as an expert in all the leading guides to immigration lawyers, Roger Gherson 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 and appearances at the Special Immigration Appeals Commission and the European Court of Human Rights. Roger also has in-depth knowledge of human rights and asylum claims (private only), whether in the context of extradition, national security proceedings or otherwise. He is also regularly quoted in the legal and business press on immigration and nationality matters.
Roger holds a law degree from University College London. He established Gherson in 1988 and has over 30 years' experience in all aspects of UK immigration and nationality law and related human rights work both within the UK and internationally. Roger leads a significant team of advisors that includes solicitors, barristers, immigration consultants, paralegals and translators. His expertise covers the full spectrum of business, investor and employment-related immigration as well as personal immigration matters.
Roger is "active across business and personal immigration; he is a ‘master at handling complex, politically sensitive cases’; and is the ' ‘go to’ lawyer for clients facing the most challenging of circumstances’ " in 2019's The Legal 500.