Head of Legal Services
Joint Managing Partner
Legal and Strategic Consulting
Joint Managing Partner
Projects and Change Management
Head of International Private Client
Pav is a Senior lawyer with over 10 years of experience in a wide spectrum of UK immigration matters, with expertise in applications for Entrepreneurs, overseas investors, and businesses.
Pav trained at the UK’s largest leading Immigration firm, where she trained to deal with a wide spectrum of complex immigration matters, working alongside leading NGO’s, the Red Cross and the Helen Bamber Foundation.
In her early career Pav represented survivors of torture, human cruelty and unaccompanied minor who had made perilous clandestine journeys to the UK. As a IAAS Senior Caseworker, she attended bail hearings, and appeal hearings at the First Tier and Upper Tribunal.
Pav has a penchant for seeking justice for clients at the mercy of meritless decisions made the Home Office. She has assisted in overturning deportation orders, the suspension of Sponsor Licences, and subjective refusals of Entrepreneurial migrants by seeking permission for Judicial Review at the High Courts of Justice.
As a supervisor, with a proclivity to train aspiring lawyers, Pav trained teams of paralegal’s into newly qualified lawyers, and further in her career, was responsible for own legal department.
Pav now focuses her attention on the corporation side of immigration, providing advisory services to businesses from SME’s to multi-national organisations on global mobility of workers, and compliance of sponsor duties. She also works with overseas organisations setting up UK registered branches and subsidiaries, and takes a consultative approach to delivering results for high net-worth, working closely with our strategy team to deliver solutions to our commercial clients.
Pav has publicly spoken on matters of immigration law at distinguished establishments throughout her career including radio and television.
Richard Naylor, FCMA GCMA is a chartered management accountant, by trade, with over 26 years’ experience running businesses in both the UK and overseas. Richard has held Chief Executive, Chief Operating and Finance Director positions before establishing Queensbury in 2015.
Since 2003 Richard has been involved in the management of Legal firms both in the UK and across the globe, helping them grow their strategy, services and profitability.
In the Queensbury group, Richards focus is on bringing entrepreneurs and businesses together, as well as helping grow new and existing commercial opportunities, through mentoring start-ups, entrepreneurs and business executives.
Richard works mainly with overseas investors and high net-worth individuals who are looking to establish themselves in the UK or other jurisdictions. Within Queensbury Richard focuses on Strategy, Investors, Global mobility & Immigration, Business mentoring and commercial management.
Sarah is an experienced programme and project manager, with over 15 years in the consultancy industry.
As a Director in Arcadis, a major global corporate organisation, Sarah had the opportunity to work across a number of sectors from Retail and Residential to Manufacturing and Technology.
Sarah spent many years working at a senior level with significant national and international clients, delivering major projects, multi-projects programmes, programme management and controls, whilst developing a special interest in large complex programme management office delivery. Working with global and major national organisations such as Nokia, General Electric, Vodafone, Specsavers, BT, EE, Equinix and Amazon, together with significant experience of the not-for-profit sector and government bodies including Croydon Council.
Bianka specialises in high-net-worth individuals, family offices and multi-family offices, within multi-jurisdiction client legal affairs ranging from tax, to property and litigation.
Trained at the US law firm Weil, Gothshal and Manges in Warsaw in 2003, Bianka quickly progressed before moving in 2004 to Clifford Chance in Warsaw as a Senior Counsel. Moving to London and Moscow office, she managed high level work from cross-border corporate transactions where she was instrumental in introducing Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank and other premium financial clients, to large scale transactions in Russia and Eastern Europe.
In 2012 Bianka left Clifford Chance to create a private practice at Discreet law, focussing on managing multi-jurisdictional client legal affairs.
Her pedigree has made her a trusted advisor to high-net-worth individuals, family offices and multi-family offices, and clients within the entertainment sector, with many of her clients being globally recognised names including Madonna.
Bianka is a devoted philanthropist, a Trustee of Fashion for Relief (the charity founded by Naomi Campbell), whilst also being a supporter of UNICEF and the Mayor’s Trust for London a role in which she is proud to help vulnerable people in her home city.
Bianka is fluent in Russian, German and Polish.
Bianka joins QCL Associates as a Partner, heading up our International Private Client network.
Maan is a qualified lawyer and esteemed business operator from Baghdad, Iraq. He also holds an MBA holder from the Anglia Ruskin University of Cambridge.
Maan’s core background has been in the energy sector where he has over 16 years of experience in the oil and gas Industry operating in the
MENA region providing high quality technical products and services through his energy services company Yall Elite based in London, with supporting offices in Iraq, Germany, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, and Canada.
Maan’s vast business experience and industry connections has earned him a seat on the board for some of the leading international companies as an expert advisor. At Queensbury, Maan’s main focus is on national and international business growth as well as business development and strategy.
Lubana is an Associate at Queensbury. She is an experienced Level 2 Accredited lawyer specialising in Immigration and Civil Litigation.
Throughout her career, Lubana has been involved in representing clients at various Immigration Detention Centres around the UK, Immigration and Asylum Tribunals and at County Court. She maintains a varied caseload that consists of professional, high risk and vulnerable clients. These have ranged from clients seeking immigration advice for their business to those who have been trafficked, fleeing persecution, victims of domestic and gender based violence and minors with age disputes. She has successfully represented clients with obtaining leave to enter and remain in the UK, asylum claims, landlord and tenant disputes and defending against re possession from private and public landlords. She also assisted clients with a variety of housing applications to their Local Authority. Lubana has also been involved in casework where judicial review challenges have been made to the Home Office. She is fluent in three languages and is a driven individual.
Her passion to deliver success for her clients and secure long term and life changing solutions demonstrates a unique combination of empathy and aptitude.
She has also played a part in driving changes in government legislation in the area of domestic violence.
Nafisa Julia is our Immigration Junior Administrator working with our Head of Immigration. Nafisa Julia has recently graduated from University of Sheffield with a degree in Law with Spanish Law and is currently doing her masters in International law. In the last two years of her law degree, Nafisa Julia has formed part of CommLaw, a pro bono project which provides free legal advice for small businesses. CommLaw gave Nafisa Julia the opportunity to immerse herself in various practical aspect of commercial law. For example, Nafisa Julia was charged with the responsibility of interviewing clients, conducting research and drafting legal letters of advice. Since Nafisa Julia is an ambitious learner, she thoroughly enjoyed the challenging yet stimulating environment.
Nafisa Julia joined Queensbury because she wanted to work in an international yet close, collegiate environment. Nafisa Julia was impressed by the Queensbury’s team warm dynamic. She felt that they were they type of colleagues and mentors with whom she would want to work with. Having a mixed background and being a fluent Spanish speaker meant working at Queensbury would allow her to work with clients across the globe. Nafisa Julia is adamant that she will thrive at Queensbury given the professional qualities within it which she admires; dedication to continuous learning; early exposure to cases; and the friendly atmosphere, to name a few.