Virginia, US

Kelvin, a Manager and Solicitor based in our London office, has over seven years of experience practicing UK immigration law. Kelvin manages a team that handles a range of corporate immigration and general private client work. His experience includes advising large multinational companies and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on matters related to immigration strategy, compliance, and the relocation of their staff into the UK. His clients represent a variety of industry sectors, including financial services, pharmaceuticals, media, information technology and engineering.

During his time at Fragomen, Kelvin has developed a particular niche assisting SME companies that are looking to establish a UK presence, and private individuals who wish to invest in the UK. This includes assistance with Tier 1 (Investor) and Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) applications, Sole Representative Visas and sponsor licence applications.

Before joining Fragomen, Kelvin worked for a niche immigration law firm, where he gained experience with a full range of applications related to business and private client immigration. He also has extensive litigation experience, and his notable achievements include challenges to UKBA decisions in the Court of Appeal and Administrative Court.

Education


Nottingham Law School - Nottingham Trent University | Legal Practice Course, 2006
London School of Economics | Graduate Diploma in Law, 2005
London School of Economics | B. Sc., 2003

Awards

Named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers UK, 2013, 2014 and 2015

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

Level 2 Senior Caseworker, Law Society's Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme

Assisted multinational clients with the relocation of employees under the Point Based System

Prepared sponsor licence applications and provided on-going assistance with related compliance issues

Assisted with inward investment work for businesses establishing their UK operations

Provided technical legal advice on complex UK immigration matters

Provided corporate clients with strategic advice on corporate immigration strategy, compliance, and various developments in law, policy, and illegal working provisions

Trained human resource professionals on the Point Based System and UK immigration law

Assisted a range of private clients with Tier 1 (Investor) and (Entrepreneur) applications