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Paul RichmondImmigration Barrister
Alexis SlatterImmigration Barrister
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Sanaz3Sanaz SaifolahiImmigration Barrister
Sarah GiddensImmigration Barrister
Simon CanterImmigration Barrister
Jacinta 6Jacinta JonesImmigration Barrister
Tanya MurshedImmigration Barrister
Emma GreenwoodEmma GreenwoodImmigration Barrister
Voratida SangchantVoratida SangchantImmigration Barrister
Gillian McCallImmigration Barrister
Peter BlackwoodImmigration Barrister
Lydia WattonImmigration Barrister
Dr. Catherine TaroniImmigration Barrister
lawrence2Lawrence YoussefianImmigration Barrister
zarina2Zarina RahmanPupil Barrister
Alex PAlex PapasotiriouPupil Barrister
Sophia XiangSenior Legal Associate
Jantien2Jantien Van RenterghemLegal Associate
ZoeZoe BantlemanPupil Barrister
EvinEvin ZenginLegal Associate
JackJack FernonLegal Associate
TaniaTania HardcastleLegal Associate
robert giddens 2014Robert GiddensFinance Manager
NancyHollandCroppedNancy HollandHR & Compliance Manager
Steve AguisChambers Administrator
Zoe5Zoe HughesChambers Administrator
Emily4Emily CarterChambers Administrator

Who We Are

Richmond Chambers LLP is a multi-award winning, innovative partnership of specialist immigration barristers and other immigration law professionals. Practising from the heart of London's Covent Garden, our UK immigration barristers provide expert legal advice and representation, directly to individuals and businesses, in relation to all aspects of UK immigration law.

Winner of 'Business Immigration Set of the Year' at the Global Law Experts Awards 2017, 'Business Immigration Barristers of the Year' at the Global Law Experts Awards 2016, 'Business Immigration Chambers of the Year' at the ACQ5 Law Awards 2016, ‘Specialist Immigration Set of the Year’ at the Global Mobility, Immigration and Logistics Awards 2015, 'Best Emerging Firm' award at the MPF Awards for Management Excellence 2014 and 'ABS of the Year' award at the Modern Law Awards 2014, our forward-thinking barrister-led law firm delivers creative immigration law solutions to both individuals and businesses, within the UK and overseas.

What We Do

Our immigration barristers and lawyers in London assist individuals with the full range of personal immigration matters, from preparing visa applications to enter and remain in the UK, to providing representation at appeals before the immigration tribunal and higher courts. Our immigration barristers also provide business decision makers with a range of essential business immigrationservices, from preparing sponsor licence applications, to visa applications for employees and advice on compliance management.  The barrister members of our immigration team are also regularly instructed by solicitors and OISC regulated representatives to provide advice, representation and advocacy in relation to all aspects of individual and business immigration law.

Vision and Values

  • We are advocates for the legal migration of foreign nationals, whom we passionately believe are assets to the United Kingdom.

  • We are a barrister-only law firm committed to providing high quality legal advice and representation directly to individuals and businesses within the UK and overseas.

  • We pride ourselves on being approachable and pro-active in understanding and meeting our client’s needs.

  • We are a highly driven team, dedicated to providing clear and reliable immigration advice as part of a professional and friendly service.

  • We are constantly seeking to innovate and embrace technology as a means of making the visa application and immigration appeal process simpler for our clients throughout the world.

  • We have an outstanding record of achieving successful outcomes for our clients and continually aspire to maintain this.

  • We foster a culture that embraces diversity, respect for the individual and the expression of talent, empowering our team members to fulfil both their own potential and the potential of the firm.

Join Us

Our award-winning barrister-led law firm is dynamic, continually expanding and home to some of the best immigration barristers and lawyers in London. We are constantly seeking to strengthen our immigration team and ensure that we are best placed to serve the legal needs of our clients.

Current Opportunities


What Clients Say

  • “Superb knowledge and professional service – simply excellent. Richmond Chambers provides outstanding service and their knowledge of the UK immigration process and law is unmatched. I recommend Richmond Chambers highly."
    Andrea Lewis - granted leave to remain as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur
  • “I found their approach to be consistently confident and unflappable, responding to queries and acknowledging receipt of documents quickly and efficiently. If only all businesses were as easy to work with!”
    Care4U Pharmacy Ltd. – employee granted leave to remain as a Tier 2 General migrant
  • “Professional and detailed. Richmond Chambers has a way of making you feel at ease and confident about your immigration status. Their thoroughness and professionalism is compared to none. I will definitely use Richmond Chambers’ services again and refer them to friends and family.”
    Ayodeji Ogundipe and Olubukola Ogundipe - granted entry clearance as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur team
  • “The team at chambers went the extra mile, combing through the UK Immigration Rules to find me a solution to my predicament. Thanks to the team's dedication and tenacity we were able to build a very strong case for my application.” Brian Su – granted ILR as a Tier 1 General migrant
  • “Phenomenal! I have to wholeheartedly say that Richmond Chambers has been absolutely amazing in getting me my visa, and that too without an interview. Thank you so much for your work Richmond Chambers, you’re by far the best at what you do.”
    Sonam Dhall - granted a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa
  • “Throughout the process the quality of advice we received was excellent … We found everyone in the team to be polite, professional and conscientious …  As and when a further application is required there is nowhere else we would turn for assistance.”
    Tom Gaydon – granted a UK spouse visa
  • “The services provided by Richmond Chambers are worth every penny. They demonstrated a very professional approach at each and every step of the case, with amazing response times.” 
    Kashif Lakhani – granted ILR on grounds of long residence
  • “I have used other lawyers in the past but the service provided by Richmond Chambers is very personalised and far surpasses any previous experience. There is simply no comparison.”
    Prem Vedamuthu - granted ILR as a Tier 1 General migrant



The Bar Council of England and Wales

The Bar Council is the Approved Regulator of the Bar of England and Wales. It regulates all UK immigration barristers and promotes the Bar's high quality specialist advocacy and advisory services.

All barrister members of Richmond Chambers Immigration Barristers are registered with the Bar Council.


Investment Migration Council

The Investment Migration Council (IMC) is the worldwide association for professionals dealing with investor immigration and citizenship-by-investment. 

As a member of the IMC, Richmond Chambers has been assessed and approved on the basis of our expertise, experience and high professional standards in the field of investor immigration.


UK Trade & Investment

UKTI’s UK Advisory Network comprises UK businesses that can provide high quality and trusted professional support to foreign investors setting up in the UK.

Richmond Chambers has been appointed to the network as a result of the high quality of our work on behalf of overseas investors and entrepreneurs seeking to relocate to the UK.

ILPA member

Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association

ILPA is a membership organisation established in 1984 by a group of leading immigration law practitioners to promote and improve the advising and representation of immigrants and provide information to members and others on domestic and European immigration, asylum and nationality law.

Richmond Chambers is a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association.


China-Britain Business Council

The China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) is the leading organisation helping UK companies grow and develop their business with China.

Richmond Chambers is able to provide immigration services in Mandarin and we regularly assist Chinese clients to relocate to, and extend their stay in, the UK under the Tier 1 Investor, Tier 1 Entrepreneur and other immigration routes.


UK Visas and Immigration

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) is responsible for decisions about who can come to the UK and who can stay here.

Richmond Chambers is approved by UKVI to submit visa applications via the same day premium and super-premium services. We have also been consulted by UKVI’s Migration Policy Unit in relation to amendments to the Home Office's Tier 1 Investor and Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa policy.

Latest Articles

15 January 2018
Richmond Chambers LLP invites applications from law graduates looking to gain or further their experience of immigration law to join our team.
15 January 2018
Amendments to the Immigration Rules introduced on 11 January 2018 have clarified the position of multiple and joint property ownership by Tier 1 Investors who entered the category before 6 November 2014.
12 January 2018
In Sala (EFMs: Right of Appeal) [2016] UKUT 411 (IAC), the Upper Tribunal held that, as a decision on an application for a Residence Card for an extended family member requires the exercise of discretion by the Secretary of State, it is not a decisi...


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