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Irim Ali

  • Legal Assistant
  • I feel relieved and happy, I was helped by David Gray Solicitors to apply for settlement, I got the outcome so quick; it took less than 3 months.  Irim put in a lot of work and time to help me and updated me quickly.  A big thanks to all the staff in the office.

    Client testimonial about Irim Ali - Immigration

    I am a Legal Assistant in the immigration team with over 2 years of experience working in various areas of immigration law.

    I advise clients on all areas of Personal Immigration including citizenship and nationality, EU applications, private life and family visa applications (spouse, partner and children) and visit visas.

    With a keen interest in connecting families and a passion in protecting human rights, I understand that clients may find dealing with immigration issues a daunting experience. I offer friendly and accessible advice to help clients to find the best options for them and their family.

    Being bilingual in Urdu and Punjabi I am able to break down language barriers for many of our clients helping them understand immigration systems and working to achieve the best outcome for them and their loved ones.

    I am also an Elected Councillor for the Wingrove Ward (since 2008) and represent Newcastle City Council on a number of Management Committees including Newcastle Centre for Life and the North East Law Centre.

    Before coming to work here, I worked as an anti-trafficking advocate in a Senior Support Worker Outreach role working with victims of human trafficking in the North East region for a well-established charity.  I also worked at Kube Law as a Paralegal undertaking immigration work.

    Qualifications

    I graduated in 2011 with a Law Degree from the Open University. I then studied the Legal Practice Course at Northumbria University and graduated in 2014. I have recently completed the OISC Level 1 training in Immigration and am currently studying level 2.