I am a Consultant with BakerLaw. I advise individuals as well as Corporations on all aspects of Immigration Law, Human Rights, Extradition and Judicial Review matters.
My areas of work
As an experienced immigration lawyer, I routinely advise clients on dealing with visa issues, becoming a UK citizen, applying for leave to remain and advising on asylum and refugee claims. I regularly draft appeals, witness statements and forms and have submitted a multitude of applications to the Home Office, Tribunals and High Courts of Justice. In addition, I have acted on an array of Judicial Review claims at the Upper Tribunal (Immigration & Asylum Chamber) and High Courts of Justice and have vast experience preparing court bundles & managing all procedural steps leading up to a hearing.
My practice typically involves 90% dispute-related work.
My previous experience
I have been a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple since 1997 and was called to the Bar in Michaelmas 1998.
I obtained my Law Degree (LLB) from Kaplan Holborn College and passed the Bar Examination at the Inns of Court School of Law. In 2001. I also obtained a Masters Degree (LLM) in Criminal Litigation at City, University of London. In 2017, I obtained another Masters Degree (LLM) in International Business Law at the University of Liverpool. In the same year, I took part in an Accelerated Fellowship Course, with a particular focus on International Arbitration, and became a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
I achieved my CILEx accreditation in 2018.
I have practiced as an Immigration Consultant since 2004.
Before joining BakerLaw LLP in January 2019, I spent 5 years practising in a City Law Firms and Chamber before working in a regional firm in Southampton for 10 years whilst still working for a Chamber in London.
My interests and hobbies
In addition to enjoying quality time with my daughter, I also enjoy travelling, playing golf and badminton and listening to classic music.
Qualifications and Accreditations
- Member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
- Member of the General Council of the Bar
- Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
- Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives