Connecticut, US

Azeem is the Practice Leader of Fragomen’s Qatar office in Doha, the nation’s capital. He primarily focuses on large-scale corporate outsourced migration programmes and advises clients on the design and implementation of related business processes, tailored to Qatari immigration requirements and best practices. Azeem has over seven years of experience in corporate immigration.

Prior to joining the Doha office, Azeem was based in London where he represented a number of large multinational and blue chip companies across a number of different sectors including consulting, finance, insurance, digital marketing, oil and gas, energy, advertising and media. 

Azeem speaks English, Hindi, and Urdu.

Education


BPP Law School, London | Legal Practice Course, 2008
Brunel, University of London | Bachelor of Law, with first class honors

Awards

Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2014

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Legal Qualifications: Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Member, American Chamber of Commerce in Qatar 

Member, Law Society of England and Wales

Member, Immigration Law Practitioners' Association

Member, International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)

Partnered with a number of clients to advise on the impact of Brexit on both existing and future EU national workers.

Provided strategic legal immigration advice on one of the biggest acquisitions of 2015 as well as assisting in the onboarding of the acquired company. 

Delivered in-house training to numerous clients on a range of issues including immigration compliance.

Supported clients with Government audits and compliance-related matters falling under immigration law and policy.

Successfully advised on and assisted in a complex overseas surrogacy case involving a VIP same-sex couple. 

Partnered with clients to formulate and develop immigration policies to ensure compliance with local immigration laws. 

Provided technical legal advice on complex immigration issues and forward planning.