Virginia, US

Naomi is a Manager and solicitor based in our London office and has worked in the field of UK immigration law for more than 12 years. She has experience advising clients on a full range of applications covered by the UK Immigration Rules. Naomi has represented a variety of global clients across multiple sectors, including education, finance, technology, and engineering. Naomi leads Fragomen’s dedicated PBS Compliance & Audit and Education teams, advising start-ups, established global clients and establishments in the education sector on the requirements to secure and maintain a UK Sponsor Licence. She has experience providing strategic advice to companies, Higher Education Institutions, and independent schools on the maintenance of their immigration compliance and transactional programmes and the immigration implications of corporate restructuring including mergers, acquisitions and takeovers. 

Education


College of Law | Legal Practice Course, 2006
University of Reading | B.L., 2005, honors

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 multinational clients and those within the education sector on immigration strategy and the immigration implications of corporate restructuring

Assisted companies and educational establishments with the design, implementation and maintenance of immigration programs to ensure that they can meet enhanced compliance obligations

Worked with businesses to ensure their HR systems and processes are fully compliant with the PBS and effective, to ensure that PBS policy and procedural changes were incorporated into internal systems and planning for change

Supported clients with audits and compliance-related matters falling under immigration law and policy

Leads pro bono initiatives to help charities in the education sector secure Tier 4 status for those wanting to study in the UK

Assisted with the establishment of the Fragomen International Internship Programme that sponsors qualified interns under Tier 5 of the Points Based System