OUR IMMIGRATION TEAM

Our team has extensive collective experience in delivering high quality work in all matters relating to Immigration work in the United Kingdom. 

We have four members of the team who may work on your matter. Regardless of who works on your matter, they will be supervised by Dr. Abess Taqi, a practising solicitor and Notary Public. Dr. Taqi is the firm’s Director and the person responsible for all firm-wide decisions.

IMMIGRATION TEAM MEMBERS

Dr. Abess Taqi

Abess is the head of our Immigration Team and he is a practising Solicitor and Notary Public in England and Wales. Abess qualified as a solicitor in 2004. He holds a PhD. Degree in Political Science awarded by the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Abess is an accredited Law Society Level 2 Immigration and Asylum Caseworker with supervisory status which means he has demonstrated the required level of competence and knowledge in immigration and asylum law as defined by the Law Society. Abess has over 18 years’ experience in immigration work, specializing in legal aid work relating to Asylum & Human Rights applications and appeals, and private Immigration work relating to business immigration to include advising high-net-worth and skilled individuals on extending Tier 2 (General) visas; spousal applications; and applications for British citizenship. Abess can be contacted at our offices situated at Suite 21, Imperial House, 64 Willoughby Lane, London, N17 0SP or via other methods as follows: Tel: 0208 885 3999; Email: abess@virgosolicitors.co.uk; Fax 0208 885 4114. 

Mr. Glenn Corney

Mr. Glenn Corney is a Legal Executive who is also an accredited Law Society Level 2 Immigration and Asylum Caseworker with supervisory status which means he has demonstrated the required level of competence and knowledge in immigration and asylum law as defined by the Law Society. Glenn has expertise in handling complex appeals in the Immigration Tribunals and Court of Appeal. These matters include deportation appeals, revocation of British Citizenship and country guidance cases. Glenn can be contacted at our offices and his contact details are as follows: Tel: 0208 885 3999; Email: glenn.corney@virgosolicitors.co.uk; Fax 0208 885 4114. 

Ms. Sengul Turgut

Sengul Turgut is a paralegal with over 17 years’ experience in Immigration work. She regularly assists clients in cases where no workable solution appears to exist under the current Immigration Rules. She is experienced at obtaining discretionary approval for challenging applications, for example in cases where a migrant might have overstayed or does not technically meet the Home Office requirements or criteria. Ms. Turgut is fluent in English and Turkish. Shen can be contacted at our offices and her contact details are as follows: Tel: 0208 885 3999; Email: shen@virgosolicitors.co.uk; Fax 0208 885 4114. 

Mr. Soner Koroglu – Solicitor

Soner has a Bachelor of Laws degree in Law (LLB. Honours) from The University of Westminster and has completed the Legal Practice Course at the BBP law school. Soner began his training contract with Virgo Solicitors Limited in June 2019 and he works in our legal aid Housing department and with our Immigration and Conveyancing teams. Soner is fluent in English and Turkish. Soner can be contacted by Email: soner@virgosolicitors.co.uk