LEQA AL HABIB joined Garth Coates Solicitors in 2016 as an associate solicitor and became a partner in 2023. With over 7 years’ experience in UK Immigration Law, Leqa advises our corporate and individual clients on all aspects of UK Immigration including the Points Based System (PBS), as well as Nationality Law, Human Rights and the Refugee Convention. She has worked with leading legal experts and other predominant professionals. Leqa has a proven track record of successfully challenging and overturning the most complicated of Home Office refusal decisions and represents clients at both the First Tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal. 

Leqa also advices on Family Law matters including private child arrangements proceedings, injunction applications as well as financial remedy proceedings.

She acts on behalf of celebrities, former politicians, influential figures, and wealthy international businesspeople as well as multi-national companies and is responsible for developing our existing MENA practice area. Leqa is particularly skilled at helping companies set up their UK branches under the Representative of an Overseas Business visa. Leqa has represented companies in the Middle East, East Asia, central Asia and Europe. With her extensive experience in all UK immigration categories, she is an expert at providing individual advice tailored to our clients’ specific needs. 

Leqa graduated with a First Class Honours in LLB Law. She completed her Legal Practice Course at BPP University, achieving Distinctions in all electives (Advanced Commercial Property, Private Client, Wills, Probate and Estate Planning and Employment Law).  She was awarded the BPP University Dean’s Scholarship, an award to support the brightest future lawyers. 

Leqa speaks English and Arabic.

Leqa Alhabib

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