An accredited Law Society of Scotland specialist in Immigration law, Jacqueline has practiced in immigration law for over 18 years. This experience covers both personal and business immigration. She considers any immigration problem from a 360 degree angle due to the depth and breadth of my experience.
Through very regular appearance work at both tiers of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber, she has gained a reputation as being a skilful advocate with a very high success rate.
In terms of the superior courts, Jacqueline has been the instructing solicitor in a number of reported cases, including Vikram Foods Glasgow Ltd v Secretary of State for the Home Department, 2016 SLT 902. This case was the first successful challenge in the UK to refusal of a Sponsor licence.
Jacqueline has particular expertise on Right to Work issues and works closely alongside our employment team to provide joined up advice to HR professionals and HR Managers on areas where immigration/employment law overlap, for example on right to work issues and recruitment practices.
Currently, she acts for a number of University clients, advising them on a wide range of immigration issues, including Sponsor compliance (Tier 2 and Tier 5), Brexit related issues and non PBS routes.