Waqar works closely with Mr Paul Turner on various immigration matters such as human rights, indefinite leave to remain and asylum. He assists Mr Turner in providing casework support and with the preparation of immigration appeals. He has recently assisted Mr Turner on a complex TOEIC matter which has resulted in the client being granted indefinite leave to remain.
Waqar has previously worked in various immigration law firms where he directly assisted partners, barristers and solicitors with various immigration matters such as asylum, EUSS and appeals.
Waqar has also undertaken pro bono work. He has previously worked for the National Centre for Domestic Violence where he assisted victims of domestic violence in drafting witness statements. He has also worked for Advising Communities, assisting individuals on welfare benefits’ applications.
Extra-curricular / other:
- Mooting (2019), The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
- Cumberland Lodge Residential Weekend (2019), The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
- Student Ambassador for Bar School (2019-2020), City, University of London
- Leadership Academic Award (2018), City, University of London
- CityBuddy Lead Mentor Award (2018), City, University of London
- Micro-Placements Programme Award (2018), City, University of London
- Programme Representative of the Year – shortlisted (2018) – City, University of London
2021 Bar Professional Training Course (City, University of London) – Very Competent
2019 LLB Law (City, University of London) – 2.1 Classification
English, Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi