Our Team

UK Immigration Solicitors receives hundreds of calls or contact form requests for appeals cases every day and each one of them has its own unique circumstances. Many people who contact us have already checked the general guidelines, or have been a step further and submitted an application that has been refused.

Sarfraz Ahmad

Sarfraz is a renowned professional with many years’ experience in family, immigration and personal injury law. He frequently advises on some of the most significant and far-reaching cases in these areas. He is also highly respected in the matrimonial finance field and has expertise in all categories of family law, particularly child care, child abduction and ancillary relief.

A forward thinker, Sarfraz has considerable experience of professional and clinical negligence, personal injury, contract law and insolvency matters.

Sarfraz has a particular interest in immigration law, and can advise clients on all immigration law-related questions. This includes the interplay between family law, public law and immigration Law, and the impacts of the European Convention law and Human Rights on questions affecting family removals, deportation of ex-offenders and asylum cases, conscientious objectors, judicial reviews and appeals.

Sarfraz Ahmad is a founding Partner of SABZ Solicitors LLP, alongside Bilal Babar. Between them, the pair has proven to be a formidable force that has developed an enviable reputation within the legal profession. A vast exposure and experience in diverse and wide ranging areas of law make Sarfaz a natural choice to head and supervise SABZ Solicitors LLP.

Sarfraz has ultimate responsibility for managing the firm and ensuring that high standards are provided and maintained by all members of staff. Sarfraz also acts as the client care and complaints partner.

Bilar Babar

Bilal Babar is an extremely knowledgeable and pro-active senior solicitor who is widely regarded as a prominent and innovative leader in the immigration field.

Bilal Babar is quite simply one of the foremost immigration practitioners and has been involved in many leading cases in this field over the last 15 years. His work has often involved international law issues, involving detailed analysis of public and private international law.

He has advised extensively on all aspects of immigration including business, family, and EU related immigration issues.

Uk Immigration Solicitors is the brainchild of Bilal Babar, who is a partner in the firm. The team of highly skilled immigration specialists is headed by Bilal who takes great pride in being personally involved in the day-to- day operations.

In fact, it is rumoured throughout the firm that Bilal simply cannot resist getting personally involved in intriguing cases, especially the challenging and complex cases. Bilal is pragmatic, enthusiastic and fearless – never relinquishing a challenge to pioneer legal breakthroughs or question the fairness and fitness of immigration policies.


Ikram is a highly enthusiastic and self-motivated Solicitor that thrives on meeting key objectives and client expectations.

A confident individual with considerable experience of representing clients before the First-Tier Tribunal in all types of immigration cases, and drafting representations to Upper Tribunals.

Ikram is well known for his ability to explain difficult concepts to lay-clients in a manner that can be understood, putting them at ease and establishing good rapport.


Carl is a Training Principal and Head of the Civil and Family Departments at SABZ Solicitors LLP.
Carl has over 24 years’ experience of actively advising and representing clients in various areas of Law.

Carl is a real asset to the team, having demonstrated particular flair in high-profile, sensitive and difficult cases. An able and versatile solicitor who is prepared to roll up his sleeves and fight fearlessly for his clients. He has been described as an “ingenious” solicitor with particular strengths and strategic expertise.

Carl has covered many areas of law during the course of his legal career, and has now chosen civil and family as specialist areas.

Carl has particular interest in commercial contracts where his keen eye for detail and creative thinking has helped hundreds of clients for over two decades.
Carl takes pride in his role as training principal where he is able to use his vast experience and exposure to train junior members of the team to maintain and enhance quality of work at SABZ Solicitors LLP.


Muazzam Chughtai is a highly professional and Client-focused Solicitor with extensive experience in immigration, asylum and nationality laws.

Muazzam practises UK immigration and nationality law, representing corporate and individual clients on a broad range of temporary and permanent visa issues. He has represented and advised diverse clients in complex asylum and humanitarian matters.

Muazzam has demonstrated particular strength in Judicial Review challenges, Removal Casework and Human Rights Appeal matters. He is conversant with the ever-changing UK immigration laws and keeps himself updated with case law trends of the superior courts.


Muhammad Naveed is a thorough, efficient and forward-thinking Solicitor who prides himself on being able to offer a fresh perspective to client needs.

Muhammad is client-focused and always takes the initiative to ensure that clients understand even the most complex of cases in a format that is user-friendly and informative.

Muhammad’s strengths lie in application drafting, EEA cases and points-based applications which may present complex issues.


Shabnam Mughal is a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who plays a vital role in supporting the specialist immigration team.

Having spent more than 14 years in the Immigration field, Shabnam is well organised and well versed in most areas of immigration and lends integral support in all manner of immigration instructions.

Shabnam completed her law degree (LLB) at Manchester Metropolitan University and went on to complete her Legal Practice Course (LPC) at Demounford University, Leicester.

She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Legal Executives (FCILEX) and is a qualified FCILEX/Chartered Legal Executive.

Shabnam also holds LSC Level 1 Accredited Immigration Caseworker status.


Why choose UK Immigration Solicitors?

  • Expert legal advice: over 50 years of combined expertise from an award winning solicitors firm;
  • Individual Service: professional legal advice tailored to your specific needs, no matter where you are in the world;
  • Affordable: fixed payment plan with no hidden extra fees;
  • Peace of mind: all of our solicitors are qualified UK immigration solicitors and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority;
  • Confidence: we are proud members of Immigration Law Practitioners Association.

More examples of our solicitors work on appeal cases will be coming soon. This page will be updated regularly, so please come back to have another look.

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