Shazia Akhtar

Head of Islamic Services & Immigration - Partner
  • Experience :
    20 Years

Personal Biography

Shazia Akhtar is a Partner at the firm with extensive experience in immigration matters. Her impressive success rate in entry clearance applications, further leave to remain and appeals against the Home Office has given her a strong client base in Bedfordshire. Shazia completed her law degree at Birbeck College, University of London where she obtained a 2:1 classification, before going on to complete her legal practice Course at Anglia Ruskin University.

Shazia has rapidly made a name for herself in the legal profession and her tenacious yet methodical approach makes her a valuable asset to the immigration team here at Deo Volente Solicitors.

She is able to advise in the following areas:

* Applications for Settlement

* Discretionary Leave

* Further Leave to remain in the UK

* Indefinite leave to remain in the UK

* Naturalisation

* Dependant relatives

* Asylum Applications

* Bail Applications

* Judicial Reviews

* EU Applications

* Immigration Appeals

Shazia has also been a School Governor on the Pupils and Curriculum committee and named Child Protection Governor she has also been responsible for engaging hard to reach families and a Class Teacher at Abu Bakr Islamic School in Cambridge. Such is her approachable nature; she has the advantage of being able to reach out to all walks of life, not only in the legal field.

In her spare time Shazia enjoys playing badminton and socialising with family and friends.