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Our Founder

A Majid Tramboo

Background

a_m_trambooA Majid Tramboo is a human rights, immigration, asylum and nationality lawyer of more than 35 years experience in the UK, EU and UN.

His distinguished legal career began in 1983 at his birth place Kashmir where he practiced in conducting civil and criminal litigation and human rights and humanitarian laws.

He is recognised as a leading expert in business and personal immigration, nationality, asylum and human rights including EEA issues. A Majid Tramboo has a particular interest in family and children’s issues relating to immigration and EEA risks including corporate and employment-related immigration.

A Majid Tramboo is committed to work for fundamental freedoms by providing assistance to the people within the United Nations framework. For this purpose he has organised international conferences on critical issues such as women’s rights, children’s protection, terrorism and human rights, defending human rights in conflict zones and the right to self-determination.

He continues to advise and represent victims of human rights within the UN human rights system and conducts all this work on pro bono basis.

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The focus of A Majid Tramboo’s legal research is on the immigration & asylum law, British nationality, EEA, family & employment law linked to immigration and the International human rights law. He developed his administration, supervising and management enterprise through his experience at several different law firms and at the Immigration Advisory Service (IAS).

Qualifications

The Law                       Admitted as a Solicitor

Society                         

Lincoln’s Inn,               Called to the Bar – Barrister

London

University of                LL. B – Advocate

Bombay

University of                B.A. Graduation

Kashmir

Work Experience

2013 – Present             MT UK Solicitors (Formerly AMT Solicitors)

Providing legal services in the fields of: Divorce & Family, Crime & Fraud, Immigration & Nationality, Employment Law, Corporate & Commercial, Asylum & Human Rights, Professional Negligence, Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury, Public Law, Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Property Dispute Resolution, Wills & Probate, Insolvency and Professional Regulation.

Performing duties of COLP, COFA and the supervisor of the firm.

Providing training to all legal and administrative staff.

 

1999 – 2013                Tramboo & Company

Registered with the Office of Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC), Managing, administering, supervising and training all the legal and administrative work of the registered advisers and the administrative staff.

Advising and representing clients on all the areas of law undertaken by Tramboo Partnership (see below) that had been incorporated in Tramboo & Company and to that adding the following:

Introduction of Point Based System (PBS) on:

Tier 1 – Entrepreneurs, Investors, Highly Skilled (now closed) and Post Study Work (now closed);

Tier 2 – General migrants, Minister of Religion, Sportsperson;

Tier 4 – General Students;

Tier 5 – Youth Mobility Scheme and Temporary Worker Migrants.

Monitoring changes and developments on the PBS.

Human Rights Law: The Human Rights Act 1998, European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), other International obligations, Human Rights Appeals;

Particularly advising and representing on: Article 1- Obligation to respect Human Rights; Article 2 – Right to life; Article 3 – Prohibition of torture and of inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; Article 5 – Right to liberty and security of persons; Article 6 – Right to a fair trial; Article 8 – Right to respect for private and family life, home and correspondence; Article 9 – Freedom of thought, conscience and religion; Article 10 – Freedom of expression; and Article 11 – Right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.

E.U Law: The European Migrants Service and Posting of Workers to U.K by Companies in their Jurisdictions.

Family Law: Immigration related matters on divorce, separation, financial & property issues and children particularly in relation to Residence & Contact Orders and Article 8 of ECHR.

Employment Law: Immigration related issues both for employers and employees. Having thorough understanding of the law and apply it in a pragmatic fashion.

Corporate & Commercial: Advising and representing on the business issues with regard to immigration matters including formation of company, partnership, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and the application for sponsorship to employ overseas labour.

New Appeals System: Appeals to the Immigration and Asylum (First Tier) Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber); Further appeals to the Upper Tribunal (IAC) including applications for leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal.

2007 – 2009               Sohal and Company (part-time) Litigation Caseworker

Matrimonial: Divorce, Ancillary Relief, Children Matters, 80% contentious work including Defended Divorce, Contact and Residence Orders and Article 8 of ECHR.

Criminal Law: Assault, Dishonesty, Deception, Murder; Tax Frauds (VAT). 100% experience practising the law of England and Wales.

Civil Litigation: Personal Injury, Debt Recovery, Enforcement of Contract, Partnership Disputes and Landlord and Tenant. 90% of the work undertaken was contentious.

Probate and Wills: Drafting Wills, Handling contentious and non-contentious Probate matters and defended Probates.

70% of the work undertaken was contentious. 100% practising the law of England and Wales.

Immigration, Asylum and Nationality:

Applications for LTR/LTE to the Home Office. Representations concerning detentions, removals etc, and bail applications before adjudicators, the Immigration Appeal Tribunal and the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal; Settling, preparing and initiating proceedings for Judicial Review in the administrative Court.

In addition, appearing before the Registrars (District Judges) in County Courts and the High Court of Family Division.

1996 – 1999               Tramboo Partnership, London (Senior Partner)

Advising and representing clients on the following:

Immigration: Entry Clearance matters for Visitors, Students, Families including Husband/Wife, Fiancé/Fiancée, Children, Parents/Grand Parents.

Commercial Immigration – Business and Investments, Working/Employment and Retirement in the U.K.

Asylum: Refugees, Welfare and Housing related matters including Matrimonial and Criminal related matters.

European Community Law: E.U Free Movement, Workers, Establishment Services, Students, Spouses and Civil Partners etc.

Nationality: Matters related to right of abode and citizenship.

Family Law: Immigration related matters on divorce, separation, financial & property issues and children particularly in relation to Custody & Access.

Employment Law: Immigration related issues both for employers and employees. Having thorough understanding of the law and apply it in a pragmatic fashion.

Corporate & Commercial: Advising and representing on the business issues with regard to immigration matters including formation of company, partnership, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and the application for sponsorship to employ overseas labour.

Appeals: Immigration Adjudicators, Special Adjudicators and the Immigration Appeal Tribunal.

As a Managing Partner managing, administering, supervising and training all the legal and administrative work of the legal staff and the administrative staff.

1994 – 1996                Immigration Advisory Service (IAS), London, as the Head of Legal Services

 Providing training to the legal staff including preparing training manuals, preparing up-to-date in-house law reports (including commentaries on new rules, regulations and case law), assessing the competence of the legal staff, preparation and presentation of complex cases, that involved intricate points of law before the Immigration Appeal Tribunal, Adjudicators and Special Adjudicators. And Immigration related matters including family law, divorce, separation and children

1990 – 1994                United Kingdom Advisory Service (UKIAS), London, as a Tribunal Counsellor (Higher  Legal position in the Organisation)

Reviewing cases dismissed by adjudicators. Settling grounds to leave to appeal and representing appeals before the Immigration Appeal Tribunal.

The legal areas covered related to Immigration issues i.e.; Right of Abode, Control of Entry, Control after Entry, Immigration for Temporary Purposes, Families, Partners and Children, Welfare provisions for Migrants, Deportation, Asylum Issues i.e.; Refugee, Humanitarian Protection and Discretionary Leave, Nationality Issues i.e.; Citizenship and British Nationality Acts 1981, 2002 and the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009. And Immigration related matters  including family law, divorce, separation and children.

1987 – 1989               Khambati and Sohal, London

Civil Litigation: Debt Recovery, Landlord and Tenant Disputes, Partnership Disputes, Enforcement of Contract etc.

Criminal Law: Theft, Assault, Deception, Burglary, Manslaughter, Murder and VAT Frauds.

Family Law: Separation, Divorce, Children (Custody and Access issues) Ancillary Relief, Domestic Violence, injunctions etc.

Immigration and Asylum: Visitors, Spouse Settlements, Parents and Grand Parents, Children, Students, Work Permits, Business and Retirement, Refugees, Deportation and Repatriation, Removal and Expulsion, Detention and Bail and Appeals.

 

1983 – 1987                Jammu & Kashmir High Court Bar Association. Srinagar, Kashmir; practising in the following areas of law:

Constitutional Law: Issues relating to the J&K state subject matters, fundamental rights, issues arising out of the J&K Constitution and the Indian Constitution particularly in relation to Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.

Family Law: Matrimonial matters on divorce, children and property matters both under the Mohammden Law and the Hindu Law.

Criminal Law: From petty Criminal matters to Habeas Corpus applications in the High Court under the Public Safety Act and the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act. Assault, Theft, Burglary, Molestation & Rape and Homicide etc.

Company & Partnership Law: Company/Partnership formation, preparing & settling of Memorandum and Articles of Associations, Advising & representations on Share Capitals, Acquisitions; Securities, Debentures, Arrangements & Reconstructions, Mergers and Takeovers, Dissolutions and Restorations and Company Frauds.

Civil Litigation: Enforcement of Contract, Partnership Disputes, Landlord and Tenant, Property Disputes, Wills Disputes etc.

NB: The practice involved both contentious and non-contentious cases involving lower to higher courts both in crime and civil matters.

Professional Skills

 Practising Consulting

British Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Law, The Geneva Convention 1952, The Human Rights Act 1998 and the European Convention on Human Rights, International Human Rights Law, International Minorities Rights Law and the Law of Trusts and Charities; Family Law, Criminal Law Company Law, Partnership Law, Constitutional Law and the European Law.

Legal  Research

British Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Law and the Human Rights Law, the International Law and the International Human Rights Law; Company Law, Law of Contract, Anti-terrorism and Money Laundering Laws, Indigenous and Minority Laws.

Administration Supervision, training & Management Including Financial Affairs

Managed, supervised, trained and administered the offices and the staff at the Immigration Advisory Service, the Tramboo Partnership, the Tramboo & Company and the International Council for Human Rights. Extensive experience in the management of finances including carrying out reviews of client and office bank accounts, bank reconciliations, ledger reviews, billing and recovering, controlling and preparing budgets.

International Conferences Roundtables and seminars and Presentation of papers (1995 – 2017)

September 2017      

Participated as a panellist on the side event on “Arbitrary Detention and Prisons in Yemen” organised by the International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM) in cooperation with the Yemeni Coalition for Monitoring Human Rights Violations (YCMHRV); participated as a panellist on “Free Political Institutions Decolonization – Occupation and Human Rights” organised by the Indian Council of South America (CISA) and IHRAAM; organised, participated and moderated on “Self Determination in Conflict” by IHRAAM and CISA. All events were held at the United Nations, Geneva.

June 2017              

Participated and organised “Self-determination and Human Rights – Alaska – Kashmir – Hawaii – Indigenous and others” by IHRAAM and CISA held at the United Nations, Geneva.

March 2017            

Participated as moderator and organised “Self-determination in Conflict Zones” by IHRAAM and CISA held at the United Nations, Geneva.

March 2016              

Participated as moderator and organised “Self-determination” by IHRAAM and CISA held at the United Nations, Geneva.

March 2015            

Held side event on “Self-determination & Human Rights – Situation Review People’s Rights” at the United Nations, Geneva.

September 2013      

Participated as President of the “Official Opening Ceremony” of the “Fifth International NGOs Forum on the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Women” organised by OCAPROCE International with the support of UN NGO Liaison office, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), International Telecommunications Union (ITU), UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), UN Development Program (UNDP) and UN Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA). 

June 2013              

Hosted an International conference entitled “Innocent Children Victim of Aggression – Children in Conflict – Peace for upcoming territories,” held at the United Nations, Geneva.

March 2013            

Organised an Interactive dialogue and roundtable on water entitled “Thirsting for Justice” at Residence Palace, Brussels.

March 2013            

Hosted a full day conference entitled “Protecting & Promoting Women’s Rights” at the United Nations, Geneva.

December 2012

Organised a seminar on UN Human Rights Day –“Human Rights in Flames”.             

September 2012

Addressed the Roundtable on “Human Rights in India” at the Palais des Nations.

July 2012

Hosted “India UPR 2012 Seminar” in the European Parliament.

March 2012

Organised a seminar on “Arbitrary Detention & Democracies” at the Palais des Nations.

December 2011

Addressed a Seminar on “Humans without Human Rights” on the UN Human Rights Day.

September 2011

Participated in a Conference on “What Next For Durban? Women & Children”  at the United Nations.

March 2011

Organised an interactive dialogue on “Consequences of the Denial of Self-Determination” at the Palais des Nations.

December 2010

Organised a seminar on “Human Rights & Terrorism” on the UN Human Rights Day.

September 2009

Hosted a Roundtable on “Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance: Myth or reality” at the Palais des Nations.

March 2009

Addressed the conference on “Peace & Security, Development & Human Rights as Pillars of the UN System” at the Palais des Nations.

December 2008

Participated at the UN Human Rights Day Celebration.

April 2008

Organised a conference on “Indo-Pak Changing Perceptions on Kashmir” at the European Parliament.

December 2007

Organised a seminar on “Human Rights First” on the UN Human Rights Day.

March 2007

Participated in a seminar on “Human Rights in The Crossfire” – Palais des Nations.

December 2006

Organised a seminar on “Human Rights in The Face of  Terrorism” at the UN Human Rights Day.

April 2005

Organised a Seminar titled “TERRORISM IN THE FACE OF SELF-DETERMINATION” during the 61st Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights.

August 2004

Organised and conducted “The Second International Conference on the Right to Self-Determination, the United Nations and International Civil Society” at Geneva. Jurists from all over the world participated in the above Conference.

April 2004

Organised Seminar titled “TERRORISM & THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK” during the 60th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights.

April 2003

Organised a Seminar titled “TERRORISM & THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK” during the 59th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights.

Addressed on the agenda item entitled “Right to Self-Determination” to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights at Geneva during its 59th Session.

September 2001

On the topic of “Human Rights Mechanism & the UN” at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Boston, USA.

April 2001

On the topic of “South Asia Conflicts: Women and Children in the Crossfire” at a Roundtable held at the Oxford University, Oxford.

August 2000

Introducing a resolution through a presentation of paper at the “First International Conference on the Right to Self-Determination and the United Nations” held at Geneva.

April 2000

On the topic of “Human Rights & Armed Conflicts” at a Seminar held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva.

March 1999

On the agenda item relating to the question of “Right to Self-Determination” at the proceedings of UN Commission on Human Rights in Geneva.

October 1998

On the topic of “UN Treaty Bodies” at the University of Regina, Canada.

August 1998

On the agenda item relating to the “Question of the violation of human rights and fundamental freedom” at the UN Sub Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination & Protection of Minorities in Geneva.

August 1998

On the agenda item relating to “Consideration of the future work of the Sub-Commission” at the UN Sub-Commission at Geneva. .

March 1998

On the agenda item relating to “Protection of Minorities: Women’s Rights and Protection” at the UN Commission on Human Rights at Geneva.

March 1998

On the agenda item relating to “Gross Human Rights Violations Anywhere in the World” at the UN Commission on Human Rights at Geneva covering the situation of South Asia.

November 1997

On the topic of “Double Standards of the United Nations” at the University of London.

September 1997

On the topic of “Kashmiris Right to Self-Determination” at the University of Warwick, Warwickshire.

August 1997

On the agenda item relating to “violations of human rights” at the UN Sub-Commission on Human Rights.

On the agenda item relating to “Indigenous People” at the UN Sub-Commission.

On the agenda item relating to “Protection of Minorities” covering minorities in USA, former Yugoslavia and India.

March 1997

On the agenda item relating to the “Rights to Self-Determination” at the UN Commission on Human Rights.

April 1996

On the agenda item relating “Involuntary Disappearances” at the UN Commission of Human Rights relating to “Freedom of Movement” covering various situations around the globe, at the UN Commission on Human Rights.

February 1996

On the topic of the “UK Immigration Procedure” at the Entry Clearance Officers Conference, the Home Office, UK.

October 1995

On the topic of the “British Asylum Law & Human Rights” at the Immigration Advisory Service.

August 1995

On the topic of “The Hard Facts About the Kashmir Dispute” at the Conference of the Society of Black Lawyers, UK.

July 1995

On the topic of the “Asylum – Third Country Situation” at the Immigration Advisory Service, UK.

June/May 1995

On the topic of “Changes in British Asylum Law, Procedure 1995 & Practice” at the Immigration Advisory Service at London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Cardiff.

Publications

Human Rights in Flames (2013)

Global Discourse on Kashmir (2008)

Global Discourse on Kashmir (2006)

In Pursuit of an International Civil Tribunal on the Right to Self-determination: Collected Papers & Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Right to Self-determination, the United Nations, and International Civil Society  (2006)

In Pursuit of the Right to Self-Determination Collected Papers of the First International (2001)

MEMBERSHIP OF THE ORGANISATIONS

 The Law Society of England & Wales

The General Bar Council of England & Wales, London

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London

The Kashmir Bar Association, Kashmir

 

Director:                  International Human Rights Association of American Minorities

Chairman:               International Commission for Human Rights