Yasar Mehmood

Yasar is a shareholding director at SMA Solicitors since its incorporation. He graduated with an LLB Honours degree in 2009. He successfully completed the Legal Practice Course in 2011. Upon completing a Training Contract, he was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales in August 2014.

After completing his studies, Yasar worked for a specialist immigration practice for six years where he earned valuable experience. Yasar’s practice involves advising individuals on all areas of immigration law with particular emphasis on the following:

  • Deportation
  • Immigration detention,
  • Asylum and Human Rights applications.
  • All Immigration Appeals at the First-Tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)
  • All Immigration Appeals at the Upper Tribunal (UTIAC)
  • All Immigration Appeals at the Court of Appeal
  • All Entry Clearance applications
  • Visit Visas
  • Discretionary Leave applications
  • All Family and Relationship applications,
  • Settlement applications
  • EEA applications for Family Members and Extended Family Members.
  • Retained Rights and Permanent Residence applications under the EEA Regulations.
  • Judicial Review applications
  • Applications under Tier 1 to 5 of the Points Based System under the UK immigration rules.
  • Naturalisation as a British Citizen

Yasar takes great pride in his work and has a proven track record in achieving successful outcomes for his clients.

Yasar is currently acting for an individual at the Upper-Tribunal whose case has been heard as a country guidance case, details of which are to be published in the near future.

Yasar is also the firm’s Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration in addition to having a supervisory role within the firm.