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Areas of law
• Public Law
• Immigration & Nationality
Chengetai has a busy practice and regularly appears in the First-tier Tribunal (“FTT”) and Upper Tribunal of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber, County Court, Crown Court and Magistrates’ Courts.
Chengetai’s public law practice primarily involves judicial reviews of immigration decisions, unlawful detention, nationality and long residence matters. He is regularly instructed in urgent applications seeking injunctive relief against removal.
Chengetai’s immigration tribunal work consists of asylum, human rights, deportation, detention, citizenship/nationality, work visas, student visas, family reunion, entry clearance cases etc. Chengetai has vast experience as an advocate at the FTT and the Upper Tribunal starting in 2008.
Chengetai also regularly appears as defence counsel in the Magistrates Courts and the Crown Court. He is regularly instructed to represent defendants facing allegations of violence, public disorder, drugs- related offences, theft and dishonesty, criminal damage, etc.
Chengetai’s civil practice involves breach of contract matters, claims for damages, challenging CCJs, etc in the small Claims Court and the County Court.
Chengetai is eligible to take work on a Direct Access basis and has the right to conduct litigation.