With over 25 years experience in this field, Lawrence has a passion for helping individuals and businesses navigate their way through the many hurdles and obstacles they can face in this fast moving and often complex area of law.
Lawrence appreciates the importance of being friendly, approachable and providing pragmatic advice that offers solutions to your immigration or global mobility needs.
After graduating in law at Birmingham University, Lawrence completed his legal training in London’s West End. Initially a criminal lawyer, and with experience in personal injury, and trial advocacy, Lawrence has specialised in immigration law since 1993.
Lawrence went on to establish his own law firm which developed in to one of the largest providers of immigration advice in London and the South East, representing clients in leading reported cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court.
Handling a wide range of individual and business immigration cases, Lawrence has succeeded in securing positive outcomes for a wide range of clients including businesses applying for sponsor licences, high net worth investors, entrepreneurs, representatives of overseas businesses and applicants in the global talent category.
Lawrence has also assisted employers with right to work checks for their employees and has successfully challenged decisions to suspend or revoke sponsor licences.
He has extensive experience in family migration, EEA (EU) applications, and human rights including representation in the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC).
Lawrence is included in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration, has been recommended in the Legal 500 and ranked in the Chambers & Partners UK Guide
a seasoned immigration specialist with expertise in PBS applications, fighting deportation orders and public law challenges to government decisions. Clients say: “He explains things very clearly for me in a way I can understand”. Chambers & Partners UK Guide 2016.
Lawrence believes the key to success is tenacity, an eye for detail and to be prepared to go the extra mile.
Areas of Specialisation
Business Immigration including:
Immigration for individuals and families including:
Lawrence will be more than happy to have an initial no obligation chat to assess whether he can assist you.
Lawrence treasures spending time with his family and travelling. He has a passion for music and plays the piano very badly.