Top Ranked in Legal 500 2019 - 2021:
Gita Patel is recommended in the Legal 500 for her Immigration practice, ‘Gita is a highly experienced barrister with a good reputation in the legal immigration community. She is very friendly and bubbly person. She is very knowledgeable in terms of case law. She has an excellent rapport with our staff. She goes the extra mile for all our clients.'
Top Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2012 - 2020
Gita is a highly experienced barrister with a good reputation in the region. She has a broad immigration practice regularly appearing in the Court of Appeal and Administrative Court, and has notable expertise acting for vulnerable appellants. Acting exclusively for claimants, she attracts praise for her sensitive representation of vulnerable clients, including victims of trafficking and seriously ill asylum seekers. Areas of expertise include human rights law, asylum and public law issues.
Strengths: "She is very knowledgeable in terms of case law." "She has an excellent rapport with instructing solicitors. She goes the extra mile for all our clients, and always tries to get the best possible result for them." "Just very, very effective. It's her experience and know-how: she has a really good understanding of the dynamics of a hearing room and is very wise, very understated and gets the job done."
Previously practising in Family and Criminal law, Gita has specialised in immigration and asylum law since 2000.
Gita speaks Gujarati and understands Urdu.
Gita lectures as part of the Immigration Lecture Team and has covered topics such as:
Interests Outside the Law:
Gita's interests include cooking, travelling, reading and writing.
Notable Cases - Judicial Review Cases in the Administrative Court:
Notable Cases - Court of Appeal Asylum and Human Rights Cases:
Notable Cases - Court of Appeal Immigration Cases: