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Daniaal Afzaal

Solicitor - Business Immigration

Daniaal specialises in business, family and personal immigration matters.

Had a great experience dealing with them regarding business immigration. Daniaal from their team provided clear, on-time communication and guided me through the entire process, making it very straightforward and easy to follow. Their team is experienced and professional. I would definitely recommend them, thank you!

Google Review left by Rajan Kumthekar


Daniaal’s background in the field of immigration commenced in personal and family immigration matters. This includes contentious and non-contentious immigration matters.

Thorough and attention to detail:

  • Clear advice – providing advice to employers and employees relating to processes and immigration requirements to ensure compliance and preventing an adverse immigration history.
  • Daniaal has assisted numerous applicants throughout the endorsement process and visa application stage of the Global Talent visa. This includes applicants who are recognised as leaders in their field of practice. Daniaal provides thorough advice ensuring applicants collate evidence to meet the requirements for an endorsement and can apply for a visa under the Global Talent visa route.
  • Representing a client in submitting a naturalisation application to satisfy the good character requirement after a series of offences. Daniaal provided key advice regarding the good character requirement and prepared representations to the Home Office highlighting the positive strides the client had taken in his life in the UK with charitable work. Daniaal’s attention to detail enabled him to address key points and references to the Home Office guidance resulting in the client’s application for naturalisation being granted.

Empathetic and approachable:

  • Daniaal’s background involved working on matters ranging from dealing with personal and family matters. This includes assisting vulnerable individuals such as asylum seekers, and victims of domestic violence. He therefore takes great pride in dealing with clients with empathy and approachability.



After initially completing a BA honours degree in Criminology, Daniaal undertook the GDL conversion course, and then subsequently the LPC at De Montfort University.

Daniaal completed his training contract in 2020, with a boutique firm, specialising in Immigration. Upon qualifying, Daniaal joined a top legal-500 firm as a newly qualified Solicitor.

Daniaal subsequently joined Wright Hassall’s Business Immigration team as a Solicitor in 2022.



Outside of work, Daniaal enjoys playing football and going for long walks. He is an avid football fan and follows his local team, Leicester City FC. He is also a fan of MMA.

Daniaal enjoys travelling to new destinations around the world.

Meet the team

Meet the team
Gemma Clark Associate
Matthew Davies - Immigration Lawyer
Matthew Davies Partner - Head of Business Immigration
Shannon-lea Belgrave - Immigration Senior Paralegal
Shannon-lea Belgrave Senior Paralegal & Trainee Legal Executive