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Who are Ansar?

Our history and our future

Ansar is a law firm, established in 2015 by Usman Sheikh. Its aim is simple: to help migrants in London with high quality and practical legal advice.

We have helped many migrants – from accountants to photographers, from carers to academics, from journalists to musicians and many more.

We look forward to helping you in the future.

Usman Sheikh

Usman qualified as a solicitor in 2007. He has been helping migrants since then, with issues of immigration, asylum, deportation, detention, nationality and extradition.

Usman trained as a solicitor at Linklaters. He has an LLM with Distinction in International Law from the University of London (SOAS). He also has an MA and a BA from the University of Cambridge (Trinity College). He attended St. Paul’s School. He speaks English, French, Italian, Russian and Urdu.