Shahadoth Karim 2008
  • Areas of Expertise

    Immigration, Asylum, Public Law & Human Rights

  • Education

    LLB (Hons), BVC

Profile

Shahadoth specialises in Immigration, Nationality, Asylum and Human Rights law as well as Public & Administrative law.

His practice comprises of work at the First Tier Tribunal as well as the Upper Tribunal and is regularly instructed to draft grounds for judicial review and appear for oral hearings at the High Court and Court of Appeal.

Shahadoth is often held in regard for achieving positive results for his clients in a steadfast and efficient manner.

Shahadoth has a genuine passion for human rights law and this is highlighted by his involvement with several human rights organisations as well as the pro bono work he often undertakes.

Reported Cases

Miah v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 1719
Alam & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 960
Lamichhane v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 260
Miah v SSHD [2012] EWCA Civ 261
R (on the application of Manikathiyagarasa) v Secretary of State for the Home Department - [2011] All ER (D) 148 (Mar), [2011] EWHC 440 (Admin)
SD (paragraph 320(11): Forgery) India [2010] UKUT 276 (IAC)
HM and others (PBS – legitimate expectation – paragraph 245ZX(l)) Malawi [2010] 446 UKUT (IAC)
Thebo, R (on the application of) v Entry Clearance Officer Islamabad (Pakistan) [2013] EWHC 146 (Admin)
Patel & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2013] UKSC 72 (20 November 2013)
R (on the application of Esther Ebun Oludoyi & Ors) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Article 8 – MM (Lebanon) and Nagre) IJR [2014] UKUT 539 (IAC)
R (on the application of Bilal Ahmed) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (EEA/s 10 appeal rights: effect) IJR [2015] UKUT 436 (IAC)

Interests and other activities

Outside of the law, Shahadoth is the founding editor of the prestigious British Bangladeshi Who’s Who publication.
Shahadoth enjoys travelling, politics and sports. He is fluent in Bengali (Sylheti).