Kabir studied History (BA) at SOAS, University of London, where he received a first class honours. Thereafter he served as Co-President of the SOAS Students’ Union. He was then in receipt of the Law Society Diversity Access Scheme scholarship to study towards an LLM/LPC at the University of Law, where he was awarded a distinction.
Kabir joined Wilsons in 2016 as an immigration caseworker. He became accredited as a Senior Caseworker under the Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme. He undertook his training contract at Wilson Solicitors and qualified as a solicitor in November 2021.
Kabir has a caseload of immigration, asylum and human rights law. He has experience in assisting vulnerable clients, such as victims of trafficking, victims of torture and those with mental health problems. He also has a particular interest in cases involving those fleeing political persecution, deportation, Article 8 ECHR and challenging detention. He undertakes both legal aid and privately funded work.
He has appeared in the film ‘Every Day Borders’ produced by the Migrants Rights Network and the Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging at the University of East London. The film illustrates the effect that Immigration Act 2014 has had in requiring different sectors of civil society to police the border, namely; health, employment, education and housing.
Interests: food, music and sports.