Ahmed Sesay

Partner / Solicitor Advocate

Ahmed Sesay is a Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Rights of Audience – Civil) and has a wide experience and expertise in immigration, asylum and human rights cases including judicial review applications in the High Court and Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber).

Ahmed also has litigation work experience in the Upper Tribunal, High Court and Court of Appeal in cases involving public law challenges such as unlawful detentions, removal and deportation cases, denial of appeal rights, delay in making decisions and refusal of citizenship applications. He is Level 2 accredited, with supervisory status under the IAAS Law Society Accreditation Scheme providing advice, representation and advocacy in Immigration and Asylum cases.

Ahmed has worked on a Supreme Court case making his litigation experience a complete judicial ladder life cycle.

Ahmed has a clinical approach to legal problem solving. He has always devoted his legal work to achieving the best possible outcome for his clients. He has acted for a variety of clients and he is a passionate believer in helping the most vulnerable and those with unmet needs.
Notable and conjoined cases

  • Tabrizagh & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWCA Civ 1398 (1 September 2014) –
  • Tabrizagh & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 1914 (Admin) (11 June 2014) – these cases in the High Court and Court of Appeal are about whether the SSHD has a duty not to return to a safe third country where the returnee suffered inhuman and degrading treatment previously
  • Tesfay & Ors, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 415 (04 May 2016) – what are the appropriate costs where the SSHD withdraws his decision and agrees to reconsider a judicial review case
  • Mohammed (Family Court proceedings-outcome) [2014] UKUT 419 (IAC) (5 September 2014) – whether the mere lodging of family proceedings is enough to be relevant in immigration proceedings.

Ahmed Studied law at Queen Mary College, University of London obtaining LLB in Law and MSc in E-commerce Engineering and Law.

Ahmed enjoys reading, poetry, culture and travel.

What they say about Ahmed

My case was one of the most difficult cases and Ahmed Sesay dealt it very professionally and eventually succeeded. Throughout that difficult period he been very kind, helpful and responsive to my queries and concerns. He efficiently used his experiences and knowledge regarding law and proved himself to be my biggest friendly support in every step of my legal matters. His entire team delivered excellent services and displayed extreme professionalism. Overall, Ahmed Sesay and Freemans made this stressful journey quite easy for me. I highly recommend.
Ahmed Sesay is the best Solictor I have ever encountered with 100% success rate . My case was so smooth and well proceed without any problems. Ahmed Sesay is a very great Solictor who stands with you through out your case, checks up on you and supports you in every way he can to ensure victory in your case. He is very gentle, kind , patient and hard working and has put such a great smile on my face as a client . I am happy to meet him at Freemans Solictors and I will recommend him anytime to anyone I know because I know he will do a great job .
Ahmed Sesay is simply the best for any immigration matters and a true credit to Freemans. I was extremely happy with the way our renewal application - spousal visa was dealt with. He is an incredible lawyer. I highly recommend this firm for excellent service and I'm sure their other department are equally proficient’’

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