Mohammad Shamsher Alam

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He achieved his LL.B (Honours) degree at the University of East London in 1999. He is a senior Consultant & Head of Human Rights Department at Taj Solicitors and has over 15 years of experience practising mainly in Immigration including all entry clearance applications, point based system, human rights, nationality including child’s registration as British citizen under Home Secretary’s discretion and EEA/EU law including derivative rights. During the period of his law degree course and upon its successful completion, he extensively worked mainly in immigration, asylum and human rights law at Malik & Michael Solicitors in East London. He commenced his legal practice at Blavo & Co Solicitors in Central London specialising in immigration, nationality, human rights and mental health law.

Mr. Alam is an Executive Committee Member and Treasurer of the Bangladesh Lawyers’ Association, UK. He is also an Executive Committee Member and Welfare Secretary of All Friends Welfare Forum, UK and he actively takes part in community activities and their welfare in the UK.

Before embarking on the legal profession, he was actively involved in civil service of the Government of Bangladesh (1974-1990) extensively with Ministry of Education, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Livestock, Bangladesh UNESCO Commission and Public Works Department officially based at Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka. In 1990, he was assigned to the Bangladesh High Commission in London through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Bangladesh and he completed his active tour of duty (1990-1996) in both Education and Consular Departments in this diplomatic mission.