Abid Mahmood is a barrister with over 25 years experience. He has appeared in some of the most important cases shaping immigration law in this jurisdiction. He has appeared in and succeeded at many levels of courts, including at the Supreme Court of England and Wales and at the Court of Appeal.
He is regularly instructed by individuals, solicitors, government departments, local authorities, public bodies, commercial enterprises both within the United Kingdom and outside of the jurisdiction.
He is recognised in the legal directories such as the Legal 500 and Chambers UK as being one of the foremost practitioners in his areas of practice.
In respect of immigration work he is regularly instructed in business and commercial issues concerning high net worth clients and ultra high net worth clients from around the world. Recent clients have been from the Middle East, USA, India, Pakistan, Russia, China, and South Korea.
These applications have included Tier 1 investor applications and extensions, entrepreneur applications, business visas, medical visas and numerous others.
In appropriate cases, he will visit the client at their place of business, both in the United Kingdom and abroad.
He is known for having a commercial outlook to his work and to being able to assist with providing tailor made solutions for challenges which arise in more difficult cases.
Punjabi, Urdu, Basic French and Spanish
“He is very good on technical defences.”
Legal 500 2019
"He is responsive and gives clear advice. He is very courteous and has undeniable knowledge.”
Chambers UK 2019
Deputy Upper Tribunal Judge (IAC)
First-Tier Tribunal Judge (IAC)
Recorder of the County Court (civil and family law)
Recorder of the Crown Court
Finalist: LALY Awards
Finalist: Law Society Barrister of the Year
Chancom Bar Association