Jamil Dhanji

Jamil is a public and human rights barrister, practising at Goldsmith Chambers and specialising in all areas of personal and business immigration, international protection and nationality law.  He has over a decade’s experience representing individuals at all levels in appeals and judicial reviews raising issues of asylum & international protection, trafficking, unlawful detention, private & family life, EU law and nationality law. He also regularly advises and acts for businesses and charitable organisations in immigration matters.

My approach

Jamil has developed a reputation for excellent client care, thorough preparation, clear advice, creative problem-solving and fearless advocacy. His practice is built on the principles of being accessible to the lay and professional clients who instruct him, fighting his hardest for those he represents and leaving no stone unturned in trying to secure a successful outcome for his clients.

About me

Jamil has a number of reported cases, has been published and lectures extensively in public and human rights law. He is Visiting Lecturer at the University of Law.

Jamil appears on various media platforms, including The Victoria Derbyshire Show to commentate on developments in immigration law.

Jamil runs pro bono legal advice clinics at a number of charities. He is committed to ensuring that everyone has access to honest, accurate legal advice and professional legal representation, regardless of their means.

Professional & academic

BA (Hons) Social & Political Sciences, University of Cambridge

GDL, BPP Law School

BVC, BPP Law School

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