Sorour is a specialist in asylum, immigration, EEA and human rights law. She has appeared significantly before Immigration Judges both at first instance and appeal in asylum, human rights and Immigration cases as well as Judicial Review cases. She has dealt with many entry clearance appeals before Immigration Judges and has an interest in business immigration and European law. She is known to be approachable, with a hands-on approach to casework and works closely with solicitors advising on evidence at an early stage of an appeal. This approach leads to a better service to clients and solicitors and good success in the litigation process. She is able to explain complex points of law in a simple way both to clients and tribunals, a critical skill doing specialist tribunal work.
Sorour’s in-depth areas of expertise include cases involving:
Family and private life, Deportation, Asylum, EEA, Family reunion, Entry clearance and Points Based System
Sorour is a busy practitioner and works for a wide range of clients. She has extensive knowledge and experience in claims, appeals and judicial review which enables her to authoritatively advise in a range of case-types and appear in hearings in the Immigration Tribunals and Higher Courts. Sorour is also an experienced Public Access trained and qualified practitioner and regularly takes instructions direct from the public.
Sorour is a well-regarded member of the family team representing clients in all areas of public and private family law matters, as well as financial relief. She has a fine forensic mind and is always immaculately prepared. Sorour works hard to try to negotiate the best outcome for her client, but does not shy away from battle in court if the case requires it. Sorour has the ability of delivering the best results for the client even on last minute instructions.
Local authorities and parents instruct Sorour at all stages of public law proceedings, in particular, care proceedings. Sorour is experienced in cross examining experts and has acted in cases involving vulnerable adults and adoption prcoeedings. Sorour is known for giving practical, straight forward, focused advice whilst maintaining the necessary sensitivity when dealing with public law proceedings.
Private law proceddings involving residency, contact, occupation and injunctive order feature regularly in Sorour’s family practice. Sorour has a loyal following of solicitors who reconfinse her ability to interact and communicate with lay clients, building trust and confidence through ther representation. She is thoroughly prepared and pursues her cases rigorously.
With considerable experience in financial relief, Sorour is familiar in conducting all stages of proceedings. She strikes the balance between a forensic approach when compiling schedules of assets and a human approach when dealing with clients and opponents alike. Sorour has provided written advises on finical relief proceedings and is able to keep her client’s longer term goals tat the forefront of her mind. She has conducted final hearings involving issues unreasonable conduct and alleged fraud
Direct Public Access
Sorour is also an experienced Public Access trained and qualified practitioner and regularly takes instructions.
Alarape and anr (Article 12, EC Reg 1612/68) Nigeria (2011) UKUT 00413 (IAC)
Obed and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department
(2008) All ER (D) 03 (Jul) (2008) EWCA Civ 747
Mr Mohammad Afzal Shah
(No Anonymity Direction)
Secretary of State for the Home Department
(Immigration and Asylum Chambers) IA/29406/2014.
- 1995-96 Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law
- 1991-95 University of Central England, Birmingham LLB (Hons)
Fluent in Spoken and Written Farsi