Amir undertakes work in Sehgal’s Civil and Immigration departments, where he has proved exceptionally able in assisting senior solicitors. He has a particular interest in litigation matters, judicial review and cases related to asylum and human rights law, having represented clients before the First-tier Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber) and in minor hearings before the County Court at Birmingham.
Amir graduated from the University of Liverpool with a First-Class LL.B Honours degree in 2016 and joined the firm in September 2017. He then earned an LLM with Distinction at the University of Warwick in 2019 alongside working for the firm. As of October 2021, Amir has also completed his LLM Legal Practice (Barristers) with a Distinction. He was awarded major scholarships to undertake the Bar course by Gray’s Inn and BPP University.
As an undergraduate he won the DLA Piper Negotiation Competition 2016 and was awarded the Dean’s Prize for “Most Outstanding Contribution to Life at the Law School”. He had also worked as an intern at the Supreme Court of Bermuda and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
Amir currently provides freelance legal assistance to the firm on an ad hoc basis.
Outside of work, Amir’s hobbies include gaming, watching anime and travelling.