Virginia, US

Nadine is a Partner and solicitor in Fragomen's London office, and has worked in UK immigration law for 15 years.

Nadine is considered an authority on high net worth immigration and her practice focuses on advising clients in this regard. She works with high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, third party advisors in the private wealth industry and governments on global citizenship and residency planning. She was instrumental in establishing the Fragomen Worldwide Private Client Practice, which provides global immigration advice and solutions to high net worth individuals around the world.

Nadine is a regular speaker and panelist at various events on high net worth and entrepreneur immigration solutions around the world. She is also regularly invited to comment in the press on the subject.

She also has extensive experience advising on all aspects of UK immigration law. Nadine represents some of the world’s largest companies specifically in the financial services industry across the EMEA region. She has experience providing strategic advice to companies on the establishment and maintenance of their immigration compliance and transactional programmes and the immigration implications of corporate restructuring across the EMEA region.

Nadine works closely with Fragomen’s government liaison team, which allows her to provide up-to-date information on changes to laws and corporate compliance best practices. She sits on various policy and consultancy panels to develop and refine immigration policies and has represented businesses in lobbying exercises.

Nadine was one of the architects of the Fragomen Tier 5 International Internship Programme, a pioneering scheme under Tier 5 of the PBS that sponsors non-EEA interns to facilitate their employment with UK employers. She is also skilled in representing high net worth individuals including Tier 1 (Investors) and Tier 1 (Entrepreneurs), particularly from China and India.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Nadine was a solicitor at a UK-based niche immigration law firm where she focused on both personal and corporate immigration law, EU free movement rights law, human rights law and public law litigation, including Judicial Review.

Education


University College London | Master of Law, 2007
College of Law, London | Legal Practice Course, 2001
College of Law, London | Common Professional Exam, 2000
University of Sussex | B.A., 1999, honors

Awards

Super Lawyers Rising Star UK, 2013

Corporate Intl Magazine Legal Award for Business Immigration Rising Star of the Year in England, 2013

Listed in Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners legal directories

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

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

Member, Advisory Board of the Investment Migration Council (IMC)

Member, Law Society of England and Wales

Member, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association

Member, International Bar Association

Chairperson, ORT Professional Women’s Network

Advised high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, their advisors in the private wealth industry and governments on global immigration solutions.

Advised governments and industry bodies around the world on development of citizenship by investment and investor migration programmes with a particular focus on compliance and industry best standards.

Instrumental in the establishment of the Fragomen Worldwide Private Client Practice.

Advised multinational clients on corporate immigration strategy across the EMEA region.

Responsible for the establishment and oversight of the Fragomen International Internship Programme that sponsors qualified interns under Tier 5 of the Points Based System.

Responsible for the establishment and oversight of the Fragomen Compliance and Audit team.

Publications and Lectures

Speaker and panelist at various seminars, private client and corporate events globally on immigration, including solutions for high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs.

Regular commentator in the press and contributor to numerous media studies on immigration, specifically solutions for high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs.

Contributor, JCWI, an Immigration practitioners reference book.