Virginia, US

Ángel is a Senior Manager in Fragomen’s Dublin office. He has over 13 years of professional experience in Irish immigration and citizenship matters. Ángel oversees our Irish team based in Dublin, which assists a diverse client base comprised of multinational corporations, SMEs, start-ups and private clients.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Ángel was a practising solicitor in Ireland and established and headed the immigration practice of a leading Irish law firm. He held a varied caseload of immigration, international protection and citizenship matters and conducted litigation at all levels of the Irish Courts. Ángel has also mentored trainee solicitors and paralegals on Irish immigration law, policies and procedures. 

Ángel speaks English and Spanish.

Education


Law Society of Ireland | CPE/Diploma in Law, 2008
Law Society of Ireland | Advanced Professional Certificate, 2007
Universidad Complutense de Madrid | B.A., LL.B.(Hons.), 2001

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Member, Law Society of Ireland 
Member, Irish Immigration Practitioners Network

Involved in several Irish landmark judgments in immigration law, including a preliminary reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Provided advice and representation regarding all Irish visa and immigration permission types and citizenship.

Provided advice and representation regarding all aspects of Irish immigration and citizenship, liaising with all relevant government Departments, the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) and Irish embassies. 

Provided extensive pro bono support to a number of non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

Publications and Lectures

Panelist, “International protection seekers and migrants in Ireland: a practitioner’s experience.” Panel presentation, Jean Monnet Summer School, NUI Maynooth, Ireland, June 2017.

Speaker, “Human rights law in asylum and immigration cases: a practitioner’s perspective.” Presentation, 2016 Human Rights Law Conference, Irish Centre for European Law, Dublin, Ireland, October 2016.

Lecturer, “The European Union legal system regulating asylum and immigration: instruments and case law.” Lecture, TRALIM seminar, European Lawyers Foundation, Madrid, Spain, October 2016.

Speaker, “EU Treaty Rights.” Presentation, Public Interest Law Alliance seminar, Dublin, Ireland, June 2014.

Speaker, “Immigration law and Criminal Law.”, Presentation, Public Interest Law Alliance seminar, Dublin, Ireland, June 2012.

Speaker, “Immigration issues in the District Court: throwing away the key.” Presentation, Immigration Practitioner's network seminar, Dublin, Ireland, October 2010.