Virginia, US

Laurence is a Senior Associate and Solicitor with over nine years of experience in immigration law. He advises clients on all aspects of UK immigration, including the UK Points Based System (PBS), with a particular focus on applications made under the Tier 2 visa category. 

Laurence represents a number of large corporate clients across a range of industry sectors, with a focus on IT and manufacturing. He also provides assistance to private clients on issues relating to investment and settlement in the UK, British nationality and European free movement law. Laurence has a particular interest in student immigration, including Tier 4 of the PBS.

Education


College of Law | Post Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice, 2009, with distinction
University College London | Bachelor of Law, 2008

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

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

Member, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association

Assisted several technology industry clients through the Tier 2 sponsor license application process

Represented a number of education institutions in judicial review actions to retain their sponsor licenses

Successfully lobbied the UK’s Home Office to amend the UK Immigration Rules on administrative review

Designed and delivered a complete PBS training programme for a university’s immigration compliance staff

Publications and Lectures

Author, “Increased scope of the administrative review regime.” Lexis Nexis Immigration PSL (UK), LexisNexis, March 2015. Web.