Ghulam Mustafa

Ghulam Mustafa is an immigration advocate specialising in various areas of law but mainly deals with Immigration, Public Law, Nationality Law and Human Rights. He also regularly advises on Employment and Criminal Law. Mr Mustafa was called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. Mustafa joined Holborn Chambers in 2022. He is a public Access barrister with the rights of audience.

Mr Mustafa is a well-known lawyer in the community. He has been working in the UK legal sector since 2005 when he started working with a west London based solicitor firm. From 2005 till 2010, Mr Mustafa worked with various Law firms in London and gained first-hand experience under the supervision of his seniors. Mr Mustafa obtained his authorisation to practise in the Immigration law in 2011 and since 2013 he has appeared in various immigration courts/tribunals and successfully represented clients in various types of Immigration & Human Rights cases.

Mustafa specialises in human rights and public law, with an emphasis on immigration, asylum, nationality and EU law. He has the unique experience of working at a law firm as well as an independent barrister. He regularly appears on TV and in online and print media. He is also a very active in the local community issues and provide his professional advice for free to members of various local and international organisations and charities.

Mustafa’s practice involves representing clients at immigration appeals before the Immigration and Asylum Chambers of the First-tier Tribunal, against Home Office decisions. He has advocated on behalf of individuals and families in numerous human rights appeals, asylum appeals, appeals relating to European nationals and their family members, deprivation of citizenship and deportation appeals and has often worked with vulnerable appellants and witnesses.

Mustafa has been involved in immigration law since before qualifying as a barrister, having undertaken work in the field of Immigration Law as an OISC regulated adviser since 2011 and quickly became accredited as a Senior (Level 2) Caseworker under the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme. Following that, Mustafa merged his Immigration law firm with Law Lane Solicitors in 2015 which is one of the leading immigration law firm in London and became accredited as a Supervising Senior Caseworker under the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme. Within that role, Mr Mustafa represented individuals in their dealings with the Home Office, as well as during proceedings before the Tribunals. He specialised in assisting individuals in immigration detention with matters of bail, asylum, deportation, trafficking, human rights and particularly with bringing public law challenges by way of Judicial Review.

National & International Membership

The Bar Council of England & Wales

The Honourable Society of The Inner Temple, London

International Lawyers Club United Kingdom (ILCUK)

Advocate High Court, Pakistan

Punjab Bar Council, Pakistan

The Law Society of England & Wales

The Criminal Bar Association of England & Wales

Liberty Human Rights Group

Areas of Expertise

Immigration & Point Based System

Judicial Reviews & Public Law

Nationality & EU Law

Asylum & Human Rights

Criminal Law

Road Traffic Offences

Employment Law

Property Law

Education & Qualification

Studied LLB (Hons) at The University of Wales

Studied Master of Laws (LLM) at The University of Buckinghamshire New University

Studied Legal Practice Course (LPC) at The University of Law, London

Studied Bar Transfer Training Course (BTT) at The BPP University, London