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Stephen is a Manager in Fragomen’s Dublin office and has over 6 years’ experience in law and immigration. He assists large companies in Ireland’s booming technology space with their immigration processes, queries and compliance. In addition to client service delivery and managing a team, Stephen also has a particular focus on EU Treaty Rights and other residence permission applications and management of related compliance issues.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Stephen worked within the immigration practice of a Big Four firm. He has also worked as a barrister in private practice and as a legal consultant for the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) with particular expertise in immigration compliance and deportation matters.

Stephen speaks English, Irish and conversational French.

Education


The Honorable Society of King’s Inns | Barrister at Law, 2012
The John Marshall Law School | Trial Advocacy (certificate), 2012
University College Dublin | Bachelor of Civil Law, 2011

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Bar of Ireland

Court Admissions: Ireland

Worked on the full spectrum of Ireland immigration applications for a variety of corporate clients in the IT, entertainment and construction industries including Critical Skills Employment Permits, Residence Card applications and the Atypical Working Scheme.

While a member of the INIS’s legal panel within the Repatriation Division, made legally sound recommendations as to whether or not an individual could be deported from Ireland. This involved the assessment of case files and applications for permission to remain in Ireland by unsuccessful international protection applicants and individuals with no immigration permission.

Provided courtroom advocacy for clients in relation to criminal and immigration cases. This involved handling a high and varied caseload in difficult and pressurised settings.