Liam is a solicitor in the immigration, public law and asylum department.
Liam spent over ten years working at the Home Office before he joined our firm, working in a variety of roles up to a senior level.
These roles included working as a presenting officer whereby he represented the Home Office at immigration and asylum tribunal appeals, to being an asylum caseowner at the New Asylum Model.
Liam worked for a number of years as a Senior Caseworker in the Home Office’s appeals and litigation directorate before leaving to pursue a career in private practice.
At the same time as working in a this role at the Home Office, Liam completed his legal qualifications at the College of Law in Bloomsbury, Central London where he completed his Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course on a part time basis. This resulted in him gaining an LLB qualification.
Liam can act for clients in all areas of immigration and asylum, including in applications under the UK immigration rules on points based cases and in human rights claims.
Liam also specialises in all applications under the EEA Regulations of 2006
Liam’s specialist area is in the preparation and handling of complex appeals and judicial reviews before the Immigration and Asylum Chamber Tribunal all the way up to the higher courts. His experience in contentious litigation whilst working for the Home Office and for private clients means he is able to think tactically and strategically in terms of advising clients in order to achieve the best possible outcome.
Liam is also a solicitor advocate and has represented clients both at the IAC First Tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal in all types of immigration and asylum cases over the last three and a half years.
Liam has a deep held belief in preparing cases carefully and to the highest of standards, whilst always being realistic and open and honest with clients in terms of their expectations in order to create a strong, meaningful and trusting relationship. His years of experience at the Home Office means that Liam is able to anticipate likely difficulties in client’s cases and he can advise accordingly on ways to resolve these.