Mazharul Mustafa

Year of Call - 2008

Full Profile

Mazharul is a specialist in immigration, nationality and asylum law. His practice encompasses the full spectrum of appeal and judicial review work.

 

Immigration Law

Mazharul has an extensive immigration law practice, having appeared in hundreds of immigration appeals. His immigration law work includes appeals/litigation arising from decisions concerning family and private life cases, EEA law, visit visas, points-based system, detention, removal and deportation.

 

Nationality Law

Mazharul has a strong nationality law practice. He appears in the Administrative Court and his nationality law work often includes litigation arising from complex right of abode claims.

 

Asylum Law

Mazharul has a broad asylum law practice which sees him acting for clients from a range of countries. He has particular experience of acting for clients who fear persecution on account of their political opinion

Prior to joining Chambers, Mazharul was a solicitor-advocate specialising in immigration, nationality and asylum law with an extensive advocacy and drafting practice.

Awards

Sir Thomas More Bursary, Lincoln’s Inn

Memberships and Appointments

Lincoln’s Inn Denning Society

UCL Bentham Association

Professional Ethics Marker - Bar Standards Board

Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association

Scholarships and Education

LLB (Hons), Brunel University

LLM, UCL

BVC, BPP Law School

LPC, BPP Law School

Higher Rights of Audience (Civil & Criminal), City Law School

Languages

English

Bengali

Languages

English
Bengali

Cases of note

  • immigration law
    SM v SSHD IAC/2020/376

    Upper Tribunal considered the scope of para S-LTR.1.6. of Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules, and construction of para S-LTR.4.2. of Appendix FM, including the Home Office’s duty to plead and reason decisions under one or both clauses of para S-LTR.4.2.

    YM v SSHD C7/2016/3644

    Secured permission on the papers to appeal to the Court of Appeal. The case concerned the interpretation of paragraph 245ZX(ha) of the Immigration Rules. Appeal allowed by consent.

    R (on the application of NB & Ors) v The Upper Tribunal (IAC) CO/4056/2015

    Secured permission on the papers in a ‘Cart’ judicial review. The case concerned paragraph A280(f) and paragraph 301 of the Immigration Rules.

Shortlist ( )

Criminal Law

Business Crime

Extradition

Immigration Law

Regulatory and Disciplinary Law

Sports Law