I am a Partner in the Private Wealth Team in London and head the firm's Immigration practice.
I have over 25 years of experience acting for multinational corporations, international families, leading creatives, professionals, intellectuals, and sportspeople.
I focus on complex immigration and citizenship matters, especially for high net worth individuals from all corners of the globe. I find that my previous experience as a corporate lawyer gives me an added insight when advising investors, entrepreneurs and overseas businesses setting up in the UK and expanding into mainland Europe.
I advise on compliance and risk issues under the sponsor licence system, as well as the prevention of illegal working legislation.
I also advise clients on nationality law, human right cases and those involving EU law, criminality and exclusion.
I frequently work with key players in the global banking, private banking and wealth management sectors, helping them develop investment products and policies for high net worth migrants.
I’ve been listed as a leading individual in this area by Chambers & Partners for many years. I’m also recognised by Spear’s as a top-five immigration lawyer.
I qualified as a solicitor in 1982.
Immigration Specialist Practitioner of the year award at the Foreign Direct Investment Awards 2017.
Contributed the chapter 'Non-PBS work/study routes and employer sanctions' in the JCWI Guide to the Points-Based System.
Co-Author 'The Movement of Natural Persons and the GATS: A UK Perspective and European Dilemmas' - European Foreign Affairs Review.