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Staff Profile

Rashdah Kauser
0114 249 6687
Based at: Sheffield
Qualified: April 2011
Joined Howells: May 2015
Practice Area: Immigration and Asylum
Memberships: ILPA and The Law Society, Immigration and Asylum Accreditation scheme as a supervising senior caseworker

Rashdah is a Solicitor in the Immigration team at Howells Solicitors. She is based at the Sheffield office.

Before joining Howells Solicitors Rashdah worked in the immigration and asylum field for many years. She also carried out advocacy work before the First-Tier tribunal at a well-known immigration charity.

Rashdah specialises in all aspects of Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights related work. She has assisted and advised clients with partner applications, points-based system applications, nationality applications and asylum applications. She has particular expertise with asylum cases, including helping victims of human trafficking and Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children. She is also well experienced in all types of appeal matters.

She speaks fluent Urdu and Punjabi.


“Rashdah Kausar dealt with my case. After having to change solicitors many times, I finally came to Howells solicitors. My case was very complicated due to a previous lawyer. Rashdah guided me in the right direction and built up my case very strongly. Finally, my application was successful. I am very thankful to Rashdah and strongly recommend Howells”. – M.S, 2018

“I couldn't thank Howell's more than I can. From day one the firm has supporting and I'm delightful for that.” – A.J, 2018

“Thanks to you and your team (Ms Patel) for your wonderful job you did for me and son regarding our asylum court case. I was so much happy when I open the letter that I won the appeal. I don't know how to thank you enough for all your help, support and advice.” – T.O, 2018

Notable cases

Rashdah has been involved in numerous judicial review cases challenging the Secretary of State for the Home Department to refuse to accept clients to be victims of human trafficking. She has extensive experience of judicial review work in asylum and immigration matters.

Professional Recommendations (Legal 500 / Chambers UK etc)

Legal 500 2018 ranks the Howells Immigration team as a top tier firm in Yorkshire and the Humber and individually notes Rashdah.