No5 opens immigration practice in Brum

No5 opens immigration practice in BrumNo5 Chambers is set to launch a human rights and ­immigration practice in Birmingham.

The new department will be led by former No 8 Chambers head of ­immigration Abid Mahmood. The move coincides with the launch of an ­Administrative Court in the city.

A large portion of the cases heard at the court are traditionally ­related to human rights and ­immigration. Mahmood said: “There are currently huge concerns among employers in the UK ­regarding the tier points scheme, which is the biggest shake-up of the immigration ­system for almost five decades.”

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