James David Parker

James David Parker

James David Parker

Consultant Lawyer
LL.M (International Law)

James David Parker is a London-based Political and Legal Consultant, Trainer, and global speaker with a unique ability to inform and inspire both individuals and audiences. His sessions, seminars and events have been impressive.

James’ book has been published entitled ‘An International Humanitarian Organisation: A United Nations of the People’. The publication is by Cambridge Scholar Publishing, succeeding in being reviewed by their panel of social science professors, distinguished scholars, CBE members and both political and legal experts. They were ranked fourth in the ‘World’s Top Ranked Publishers’ list, as compiled by the Library of Social Science, which is the discipline James’ book is published in.

He has also published articles in the Ecologist and as an expert member of the Global Minds in the Global Journal among names like Amartya Sen, Francis Fukuyama, Pascal Lamy, Jürgen Stark, Madeleine Rees, Mikhail Gorbachev and organisations like the Human Rights Foundation, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

James lectures and trains at a leading organisation, Training Centre, Consultant Lawyer ( Immigration , Asylum Laws) at City Law Practice and for Global Resolutions as a Global Ambassador and Legal and Political Analyst.

James has also been interviewed for a number of different conference and media outlets.

Some of the areas of James’ consultancy work have been as Policy Advisor for the Government on Energy and Climate Change and as an independent Policy Expert for the Green Party on developing their 2015 general election manifesto and a renewable energy charter. James was also an International Policy Advisor, Trustee, Parliamentary Liaison Coordinator for the International Simultaneous Policy Organisation (ISPO).

Having a life-long interest in politics, during his undergraduate studies he gained an internship out of 200 people with then the Secretary of State for International Development, the Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP; and was also research intern and conference organiser for the Fabian Society, working with the London School of Economics (LSE).

During and after James’ Masters, he was an Advice and Referral Caseworker for the Environmental Law Foundation (ELF) and Senior Casework Aide of Refugee and Migrant Justice (RMJ).

He holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Politics and Parliamentary Studies and a Master of Laws (LLM) in International Law.

James is an experienced and confident public speaker and has given lectures for a number of conferences, universities and organisations. Examples out of a number were being invited to speak at the Integral European Conference in Budapest, presenting ‘An Integral Approach to Solving the Climate Crisis’ and ‘The Future of International Politics and Law in an Integrated World.’

James has intensively studied political philosophy and legal theory (Jurisprudence), which have both been a contribution to his book.

Mr Rasheed vision is to expand City Law Practice within UK and globally and attract young lawyers and make this profession very lucrative in this Tech World hence investing into latest technology to make Practice more compliant and effective.

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    A spouse visa that is denied by the Home Office cannot be put under administrative visa review but your sole alternative is to appeal. If the refusal of your spouse visa threatens your right to private life as protected by the “Human Rights Act”, you may be eligible to obtain a hearing.

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        What is human rights refusal review appeal?

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        Where I can submit appeal for human rights application refusal?

        “First-Tier Tribunal” is the first court you can appeal a Home Office refusal to.

        What is proportionality in human rights appeal?

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        Your case’s complexity will determine how long it takes to finish your appeal. It can take up to a few months. However, it is essential to highlight that we strive to resolve disputes prior to a tribunal hearing.

        What are your rights under article 8?

        Article 8 protects your private, family life and correspondence.

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          What Are the main reasons for EEA family visa refusal?

          Many causes lead UKVI to reject EEA family permits and residence cards. Some major reasons are:

          How can I appeal a denied EEA permanent resident card?

          The appeal form can be filled out online, and a fee must be paid online as well. If your EEA permanent residence card application was denied for a cause that can’t be fixed by reapplying, our immigration solicitors and advocates can advise and represent you.

          Firstly,  we’ll write to UKVI to explain our appeal. Because of our experience and ability to construct a solid legal argument for our clients, things may be settled in initial stages. If litigation is inevitable, we will provide strong representation in the tribunal, focusing on achieving the best possible results quickly.

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