Virginia, US

Alicia is a Senior Associate and Solicitor in Fragomen’s London office, where she advises clients on all aspects of UK immigration, including the Points Based System (PBS). She is part of the Financial Services team, which was set up to provide industry specific UK immigration assistance to financial services clients, and her clients include leading investment banks to smaller financial services companies. Alicia also advises private clients on all issues relating to UK immigration law as well as nationality and EU free movement rights law.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Alicia was a solicitor at a London-based multi-practice law firm in their highly ranked immigration team. Alicia advised both corporate clients and private individuals in relation to UK immigration and nationality law and EU free movement rights law. She also had experience in niche areas such as Tier 4 compliance.

Alicia speaks English and Spanish.


College of Law, London | Legal Practice Course, 2008
University of London | Bachelor of Law, 2007

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Legal Qualifications: Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Member, Law Society of England and Wales

Member, Immigration Law Practitioners' Association

Advised human resources professionals on employee moves under PBS

Advised companies on the maintenance of their immigration compliance programs and practices

Provided technical advice on complex UK immigration and nationality applications, European Economic Area (EEA) applications, and applications outside the immigration rules

Provided strategic advice to companies on employer compliance regime change and illegal working provisions

Delivered training to human resources professionals on PBS and UK immigration law

Managed and assisted with UK immigration for large graduate and internship programs

Advised new companies coming into and setting up in the UK on their UK immigration options, including obtaining sole representative visas and applying for Tier 2 sponsor licences

Publications and Lectures

Lecturer, “Tier 2 Sponsorship.” Lecture, BPP University College, London, UK, November 20, 2012.

Lecturer, “Prevention of Illegal Working.” Lecture, BPP, London, UK, May, 2012.

Lecturer, “Immigration Practices and Procedures – A Comprehensive Guide to Tier 1 Applications.” Lecture, BPP, London, UK, September 20, 2011