Evin Atas

I am an immigration and civil law barrister with particular expertise in unlawful detention, EEA, asylum and nationality law. I do both immigration applications and appeal hearings. I am extremely thorough in my approach and ensure the case is prepared in the highest light possible.

My approach

I am extremely thorough and conscientious. I adopt a hands-on, practical approach to your problems and ensure that you know and understand what is happening at each stage of the process. You can expect realistic, cost-sensitive and practical advice. I am dedicated to working hard for my clients and you can instruct me at any stage of the case. I have extensive court experience and I aim to make the process as understandable and as stress-free as possible.

My work

  • A multi-track unlawful detention case where a Claimant was held in immigration detention for 45 months.
  • A proposed judicial review of a refusal to naturalise a prominent international professor on the grounds of good character.
  • An appeal relating to the refusal of an asylum case under Article 1F (war crimes)
  • Fresh claim for an Applicant who was appeal rights exhausted, who suffered from severe psychosis and HIV.
  • A proposed judicial review of a refusal to grant indefinite leave to remain of a Tier 1 entrepreneur due to allegations of TOEIC fraud.
  • An overseas adoption case regarding two children, which involved concerns of child abduction.
  • A proposed judicial review of a refusal to register children born to a surrogate mother as British citizens.
  • An application to naturalise adopted children as British.

About me

I specialise in all areas of immigration law including:

  • Citizenship, Nationality and Right of Abode
  • Settlement
  • Bail
  • European Community Law ( EU Law/ EU Settlement Scheme)
  • Human Rights Law
  • Visits and Temporary Purposes
  • Students
  • Families, partners and children including family reunion
  • Refugees, asylum, humanitarian protection, discretionary leave & Statelessness
  • Deportation
  • Detention and Bail
  • Points Based Applications & Administrative Reviews
  • Appeals to First Tier and Upper Tier tribunal
  • Appeals to the Court of Appeal
  • Judicial Reviews

What my clients say

“Even if we lose today, I won’t be as upset as I saw how you fought my case. I am so lucky to have you as my barrister”- Asylum Seeker

“After several years of trying to regularise my stay in the UK through assistance from various lawyers, I thank God that Evin came to my assistance. I cannot thank her enough. She didn’t just treat my case as part of a 9-5 job. She really went above and beyond to prepare my case in a clear and concise way. I cannot thank her enough”- Human Rights Client

“Always reliable. One of the few barristers who always makes herself available, even if she has several other cases on the go”- Immigration Solicitor

“Rest assured Mr X, your barrister has been very helpful and covered every possible point there is to cover in your case.”- Immigration Judge

“That was one of the most persuasive advocacy I have seen from a Pupil in a long time. Please pass my comments on to your supervisor, she is very lucky to have you as a member of her Chambers and so is your client”- Immigration Judge, High Court Injunction

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