QC Immigration Team

Qiyin Chuah
Qiyin ChuahFounder & Principal
” QC Immigration took care of everything and she’s my lawyer for life.”
” Qiyin and her team has demonstrated outstanding professionalism, honesty, and expertise..”
” She is incredibly knowledgeable and really cares about her clients.”

Languages: English, Mandarin & Malay

Qiyin is a recognised industry expert with more than a decade of legal experience. She graduated from the University of Manchester with an LL.B (Hons) in Law and an LLM in International Business Law. She leads the UK immigration team dedicated to our diverse client base from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Middle East. As a highly-skilled migrant in the UK herself, Qiyin fully understands the complicated circumstances and high expectations of our clients. QC Immigration enjoys a loyal client following ranging from High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) and corporate clients to vulnerable families. She has proven victories in defending our clients’ businesses, children’s best interests, women’s rights, LGBT (lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transsexuals) rights and challenging Home Office refusals. Our returning clients typically stay with us for over 6 years from obtaining their very first visa until British citizenship. Qiyin regularly provides mentoring, training and supervision to other lawyers and firms in assisting their pursuit for similar successes.

Hafsah Awan
Hafsah AwanAssociate
“Replies to any questions effectively and quickly.”
“I must say Hafsah did a good job on the communication side.”

Languages: English, Urdu, Hindi & Punjabi

Hafsah is our Corporate Immigration Specialist helping businesses with their Tier 2 Sponsor Licence applications, Tier 2 General and Tier 2 Intra-Company Transfer visas. She is a Law and Business graduate from the University of Kingston with diverse legal experience. She has a successful track record in Family Visas, Points-based System, Indefinite Leave to Remain and British Citizenship applications.

Hafsah is often commended for her exceptionally strategic and professional approach when guiding clients through complicated circumstances, providing swift and positive outcomes consistently.

Zeba Begum
Zeba BegumAssociate
“Diligent support and excellent service.”

Language: English, Bengali, Urdu & Hindi

Zeba specialises in complex immigration cases, with vast experience in Family Visa applications, Appeals, Administrative Review, Judicial Review and Asylum matters. She has contended unlawful Detention and submitted Bail applications to secure successful releases. She has also accumulated expertise on the judiciary system, having worked extensively with the Appeal courts matters extending all the way to the European Court of Human Rights. Her diverse experience including commercial litigation enables her to deal effectively with Point-based System (PBS) matters for workers, entrepreneurs and students alike.

Zeba is passionate about Human Rights and she works tirelessly to ensure every client achieves the best possible outcome.

Marianna Makrygiannaki
Marianna MakrygiannakiParalegal
Languages: English, Greek, Spanish & German

Marianna’s lifelong passion for Immigration Law is reflected in her focused work experience and academics. She graduated with a Masters from Queen Mary University, achieving a Distinction for European Immigration Law. She has been awarded for her excellent skills with clients in legal competitions. Marianna is active in Pro-bono work, such as helping vulnerable individuals access housing and benefits that they are legally entitled to. She volunteers at an organisation promoting the legal protection of refugees globally.

Omar Quraishi
Omar QuraishiStrategic Advisor
Omar contributes to the firm with his strong commercial business knowledge and vast entrepreneurial and business expertise. He has recently obtained an Executive MBA from London Business School. He provides tailored long-term UK immigration solutions to our SME (small medium enterprise) and multinational corporate clients.