Lara Akinlude

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Lara Akinlude
Immigration Law


Specialist Experience

●     Temporary visas, including tourist, family, medical and marriage visitors
●     Applications  under the Points-Based System: Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 4
●     Business Visas –Entrepreneurs; investors; Inter-company transfers
●     Settlement Visas: all routes for Indefinite Leave to remain in the UK
●     Spousal and Fiancé Visas
●     EEA nationals and their families
●     Romanian and Bulgaria: – Yellow, Purple and Blue Card applications
●     Sponsor licences for Tier 2 employers
●     Appeals to the Tribunals, Court of Appeal and Judicial Reviews
●     British Citizenship- all routes including  right of abode and registration
●     All Human Rights cases –including applications outside the rules
●     Family Reunion, Humanitarian Protection and  Refugee Settlement

Admitted as

Solicitor, England & Wales 2002


Legal Practice Course, London Guildhall University 2000
LLB (Hons) Coventry University 1999
CEMAP (Financial Services), Prince 2 Practitioner (Project Management –APMG)2008
FSA approved –Mortgage Advice & Insurance Mediator

Career History

Citizens Advice Bureau
Santers Solicitors
Oldham Marsh Page Flavell
Temple Heelis Solicitors
Havillands & Co Solicitors


As an experienced Immigration lawyer, Lara has a proven track record of effectively representing Immigration clients at the Tribunals and Appellant Authorities against the Secretary of State in general Immigration matters and Human Right Cases.  In 2007 Lara developed a National Project in England and Wales giving Immigration support and advice to Level 1 advisers in over 35 Citizens Advice Bureaux.