Sababa Tabassum

Legal Consultant

Sababa’s work primarily focuses on advising and assisting clients with all aspects of immigration, nationality, asylum, and human rights law. She has successfully dealt with asylum applications of individuals who have been subjected to gender and sexuality-related persecution, as well as persecution on basis of political views or religion.

Sababa is competent in Judicial Review matters challenging the Home Office decisions of unlawfully refusing applicants (spouses, students and visitors) their right to enter and stay in the UK.

She has got vast experience of dealing with appeals against adverse decisions to the First-tier/Upper Tribunal of the Immigration Asylum Chamber and the Court of Appeal.

She has assisted in commercial litigation involving multi-track cases and has experience in family law particularly concerning disputes over child arrangements. 

Sababa works with clients from a variety of diverse backgrounds including vulnerable clients who have been victims of torture, forced marriages, victims of sexual abuse, domestic violence and those who suffer from mental health problems.



General Dispute Resolution/ Litigation



  • Processing an asylum application

  • Preparing an entry clearance application for a child whose mother has been living in the UK on temporary leave as the the parent of a British child
  • Preparing two naturalisation applications on discretionary ground (under section 3(1) of the British Nationality Act 1981)
  • Preparing a complicated Appendix-FM application on the basis of Applicant’s relationship with her disabled British partner 

  • Dealing with some money claims
  • Dealing with a divorce application, a child arrangement order and a financial settlement


BPTC, City, University of London

LLB (Hons), University of London



English, Bangla, Urdu, Hindi


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