Sadat Sayeed

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Sadat Sayeed is a barrister at Garden Court Chambers. He was called to the Bar in 2001 and specialises in all areas of immigration, asylum, nationality, deportation, detention and human rights law. His particular practice focus is on advice and representation in politically-sensitive cases involving high profile and senior figures from the world of politics, business and sport. Sadat has acted for clients in such cases from countries including India, Egypt, the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan. Chambers and Partners 2012 said that Sadat 'is a go-to man if you're after a tenacious advocate for a tough case. He undertakes a significant amount of asylum and human rights-related immigration work, but also has a flourishing business immigration practice.' Sadat, who is fluent in Bengali, graduated from Manchester University, obtained a CPE Bursary in 1999 and was a Major Scholar and a Duke of Edinburgh Scholar in 2000, all from Inner Temple. In 2006, he undertook a fellowship at the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York, having been awarded a Pegasus Scholarship by the Inns of Court, specifically to work on behalf of the Guant‡namo Bay detainees.