Baldip Singh

Baldip is a versatile and experienced practitioner.  He specialises in International Human Rights law, European Union free movement law and Immigration and Asylum law. Baldip has worked at leading immigration law firms throughout the course of his legal studies; he has worked in the field of immigration for the past 10 years. He represents clients at all levels of Court and this year he was instructed on the advocates panel in the Court of Justice of the European Union. Baldip has acted as an Immigration advisor to five Middle Eastern Embassies. He is a human rights activist, academic and advocate. 

Baldip specialises in drafting grounds of appeal and to challenge decisions of the Secretary of State by way of Judicial Review. Baldip enjoys the fast pace that immigration and public law work has to offer and has successfully represented clients with respect to emergency injunctive relief to stop removal via High Court applications.  He has developed a specialty niche in making urgent applications out of hours when essential to prevent injustice.

My approach

He is a very passionate and fearless advocate both inside and outside of court. Baldip regularly goes above and beyond the call of duty, regularly working outside of office hours. Baldip enjoys the fast pace that immigration and family law work has to offer and successfully represents clients with respect to emergency injunctive relief to stop removal via High Court applications during and out of office hours.

He understands that clients are usually going through difficult times, both emotionally and often financially too.  Baldip has natural calming ability and is able to explain step by step the process and procedure in order to get the best result for his client, in the most cost effective way.  

Baldip takes on cases right from the outset when making applications all the way through the appellate courts if required.

Baldip works on a fixed fee basis so clients know exactly what they are paying for and what to expect. He is able to arrange a fee structure to suit his clients.

My work

The type of work Baldip undertakes includes but is not limited to;

  • Advising in conference
  • Advising and drafting applications to the Home Office and Court
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Drafting grounds of appeal
  • Drafting grounds for Judicial Review
  • Representing clients at the First-tier, Upper tribunal, High Court, County Court and the Court of Appeal.
  • Bail applications
  • Making urgent applications for injunctive relief in and out of office hours.

Immigration Cases

  • Entry clearance applications in all categories of the Immigration Rules, including applications for Administrative Review in Points-Based System refusals
  • Domestic workers in private households
  • Persons seeking to enter or remain in the United Kingdom as a businessman, self-employed person, investor, writer, composer or artist
  • Retired persons of independent means
  • All applications under the Points-Based System, including Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 4 migrants and their dependent family members
  • Tier 2 sponsors, Tier 5 sponsors and employers of work permit holders
  • EEA nationals and their families
  • Long residence
  • Family members, including fiancé(e)s/proposed civil partner, spouses/civil partners; unmarried and same-sex partners, victims of domestic violence, bereaved spouses
  • Children
  • Parents, grandparents and other dependent relatives
  • Asylum seekers and refugees, including their family members
  • Asylum and Human Rights claims, including fresh claims
  • Deportation
  • Bail applications and unlawful detention, including damages claims
  • Appeals
  • Judicial Review
  • Stateless persons
  • British and British Overseas Territories Nationality

About me

He undertakes cases at all levels of court right up to the Court of Appeal. He is Deputy Head of Immigration at 33 Bedford Row. Baldip has worked at leading immigration and family law firms and has worked in these areas of law for the past 10 years in the Midlands and in London.

Baldip speaks fluent Punjabi and conversational in Hindi and Urdu dialects and currently learning Arabic.

Baldip has worked, volunteered and acted as a trainer for various organisations and provides training and seminars to solicitors, law centres and community groups. He has lectured at prestigious universities in India and visited several Bar Associations lecturing on 'The importance of an independent Judiciary' and 'Collecting best evidence'. He has been invited to do so again in February 2018.

What my clients say

“Baldip just lives and breathes immigration law and Human Rights Law and that is why he is our ‘go to Barrister’ from the outset of any complex case we take on. He has an eye for detail and can spot the merits of the case, and the arguments that we need to push immediately” - Justin Law Solicitors, Immigration Solciitor

“Baldip is our first choice when it comes to instructing an immigration Barrister. I observed that he is fearless in the pursuit of excellence for our clients. Clients have commented on his warm approach in making them feel as comfortable as possible, talking them through the process step by step, in what can be a life changing moment for any client.”  - JC Law Immigration Solicitor

“I am grateful to Mr Baldip Singh who has striven valiantly to persuade me that this is a proper case to grant permission to appeal” - Lord Justice Tomlinson Court of Appeal

Professional & academic

Memberships

Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association 
Human Rights Lawyers Association 
Family Law Bar Association 
Criminal Bar Association 
Secretary of the Society of Asian Lawyers

Education

BPTC University of Law (2012-2013) 
LLB (Hons) Birmingham (2012) 

Awards

Frank Burris Gahan Scholarship 2012
Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award (Inner Temple 2013)
Inner Temple Exhibition Award (2012)

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