California, US

Alex is a Senior Associate within Fragomen's private client practice. He has more than 10 years experience across the full range of UK immigration matters, focusing in particular on investor and entrepreneur applications, and complex personal immigration matters.

Alex primarily assists investors and high-net-worth individuals relocating to the UK as well as applications for entrepreneurs. He handles complex nationality claims in multiple European jurisdictions, and supports clients with immigration and nationality implications of international surrogacy and adoption. Alex is adept at assessing complex British nationality claims based on ancestry and has an in-depth knowledge of European free movement rights. He has previously brought successful challenges to the Home Office on human rights grounds.

Alex studied philosophy at Girton College, Cambridge before completing a law degree from the University of Law in Guildford.  He qualified at a legal aid practice specialising in asylum and human rights claims before joining Fragomen in April 2015.

Education


The University of Law, Guildford | B.A., LL.B., 2007
The University of Law, Guildford | Legal Practice Course, 2007
University of Cambridge | B.A., 2004, Honors

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

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

Senior Member (2008) and Supervisor (2011), Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme

Member, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association

Carried out extensive advocacy before the First-Tier and Upper Tribunals

Managed complex litigation before the higher courts

Assisted with complex nationality matters including discretionary registrations of minors, status tracing and right of abode applications