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Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors awarded two prestigious awards
 
 
 
Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors has picked up two prestigious awards from the ACQ 5 Global Awards 2017. The ACQ Annual Award Programs recognise organisations and individuals that have achieved outstanding success in designated areas of expertise and have international recognition and prestige as an independent industry assessor. 
 
Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors has been awarded the Regional Immigration Advisory Firm of the Year 2017 and Regional Public Law Advisory Firm of the Year 2017.
 
Both awards have been in recognition of Gulbenkian Andonian’s appellate work in the field of immigration, asylum and human rights work as well as Gulbenkian Andonian’s public law advisory work on complex judicial review matters. The Appeals and Public Law department is headed by Mr. Fadi Farhat who conducts his own advocacy for statutory appeals. Under his direction, the Appeals and Public Law department has seen unprecedented success over the last 18 months. The firm takes a very strategic approach to Immigration and Public Law litigation at every level including research, identification of the approach evidence, expert evidence as well as sound knowledge of the case-law. 
 
The firm has the benefit of Dr. Bernard Andonian’s overwhelming 30 plus years of experience as well as his lengthy experience as a part-time Judge of the First-tier Tribunal.  The firm’s Managing Partner, Dave Vasoodaven, has also been awarded the award of Regional Lawyer of the Year 2017 for his outstanding success, supervision and overall strategic direction of the firm.
 
Founded in 1985, this firm is one of the UK’s leading specialist immigration, human rights and nationality practices, acting for businesses on various matters including the full spectrum of the Points Based System as well as individuals in personal immigration matters. Family and Employment law as well as Commercial and Residential Conveyancing are also specialisms.
 
The firm is led by Dr. Bernard Andonian and Dave Vasoodaven, two of the most experienced immigration practitioners in this country, specializing in all aspects of UK immigration law with a particular emphasis on immigration litigation. Dr Bernard Andonian also sits as a part-time judge of the First-tier Tribunal (IAC) and calls on more than 30 years as an experienced solicitor in this field. Dave Vasoodaven has extensive experience in immigration litigation where he has dedicated his legal career to assisting individuals as well as businesses of all sizes to meet their immigration objectives.
 
The firm’s immigration litigation practice is extensive. Fadi Farhat heads up the Appeals and Public Law department where it has seen unprecedented success over the last 18 months and his in-depth knowledge has been vital to the firm’s success. His well pleaded grounds of claim and in-house advocacy continue to receive judicial praise. The firm also has a prominent public law practice in the High Court in relation to business immigration including high profile challenges to the revocation of sponsor licenses of large companies.
 
The firm aims to provide a ‘one stop shop’ service whereby it carries out all work on behalf of clients from initial applications through to appeals and in-house advocacy.

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