The Legal 500.

Riverway Law is led by Fahad Ansari, a practising solicitor with over 15 years of immigration, asylum and nationality law experience.

Fahad is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2020 edition of
The Legal 500 in the areas of Immigration: Human Rights, Appeals & Overstay / London and Civil Liberties & Human Rights / London.


“Fahad Ansari is incredibly committed and dedicated to each and every client.”

Legal 500, 2020
(Immigration: Human Rights and Appeals)


“Fahad is a committed fighter for his clients. His passion and determination is evident in the way prepares for cases. Fahad is experienced in all areas of immigration and asylum law. Clients would do well to have him in their corner.”

Adam Pipe, Barrister
No. 8 Chambers


“Fahad is a passionate, knowledgeable and highly skilled individual with great integrity, a pleasing personality and the ability to work hard.”

Professor Joshua Castellino
Executive Director & Professor of Law at Minority Rights Group International


“Fahad was fantastic from start to finish, really going out of his way to help and advise on the case. I would certainly use Riverway Law again!”

Omar, Keston
Application for Tier 2 Sponsor Licence


“The most professional immigration law firm I have ever encountered. They handled my case with all due diligence and care resulting in a positive outcome. Highly recommended to anyone who has an immigration case.”

K’mal, London
Application to join child in the UK


“Amazing experience; fully recommend for immigration services; the best solicitor I ever worked with for me”

Xhemali, London
Judicial review of Home Office delay, applications to register children as British


“Fahad excellently handled my case in a long fought battle with HO and we won. He is a professional solicitor well versed in human rights matters and UK immigration laws and can assist you to figure out where you stand.”

Moiz, London
Para 322(5) Settlement Appeal


“Good very honest solicitor who always wants his client’s to be successful. Great service all the way through.”

Yasin, Coventry
Application for settlement


“Honest, precise and clear advise -Explored and explained all legal options…interested, motivated and worked at completing the case quickly.”

Satnam, Birmingham
Challenge to delay in making a decision


“…honest and upfront and no matter how complex the case you will be sure to get a realistic and genuine advice (no sugar coating)… excellent value for money.”

Helina, London
Judicial review of refusal to register child as British


“… had the capability to think out of the box … very responsive to communications made even on non-working hours.”

Saqib, Manchester
Human rights application


“His articulate and intelligent manner coupled with his dedicated approach provided us with the combination of expertise and honesty that we desperately needed in a solicitor.”

Kiran, London
Criminal deportation appeal


“…very informative and supportive throughout … always available for any questions and provided brilliant advice about the whole process.”

Jasjeet, London
Application for citizenship


“… fascinates you with his sense of humility and calm style.”

Sara, Birmingham
Entry clearance applications for children


“… provided a high level of client care throughout.”

David, Herefordshire
Spouse visa


“..very impressed of his Immigration knowledge, research done and his good listening capacity.”

Larry, Birmingham
Judicial review, unlawful detention, EEA Residence Card appeal


“I was advised about any law changes …questions were answered fully and in effective time.”

Michelle, Birmingham
Spouse visa


“The experience was made easy with great detailed communication.”

David, Nottingham
Deportation appeal


“…a truthful, reliable solicitor keen to represent his client efficiently.”

Abderrazak, Birmingham
EEA permanent residence application


“Although he was on holiday but he accepted to take my case and started working on it while he was not in office.”

Mohamed, Swansea
Asylum appeal