Connecticut, US

John is a Senior Associate and solicitor based in Fragomen’s London office, and has worked in immigration law for 8 years.

As part of the Worldwide Private Client Practice, John advises clients on a broad range of immigration matters across the private client spectrum. He provides assistance to individuals and families on issues relating to settlement, nationality and European law, as well as applications under the Tier 1 (Investor), Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) and Start up and Innovator routes.

John has developed a particular focus on high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs – and works closely with third party advisors in the private wealth and tax industries.

Education


The University of Law | Legal Practice Course, 2011
The University of Law | Graduate Diploma in Law, 2010
University of Brighton | B.A., 2008

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 ultra-high-net-worth families, often spread across multiple jurisdictions, as they relocate to the UK.

Attended the High Court and Court of Appeal in a case in which an application was brought by a mother under the Hague Convention for the return of her child to Turkey.

Partnered with clients to deliver robust compliance procedures, including on-site mock audits and support during UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) audits.

Worked with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to define the parameters of Fragomen’s Tier 5 International Internship Scheme.

Worked with Tech Nation to establish Fragomen’s presence in the technology sector, by developing the firm’s offering in the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) and Innovator categories.