Kelvin Tanner is a Partner in the firm’s immigration team and a specialist in both corporate and private client immigration. His corporate clients range from multinational companies through to SMEs and start-ups and he assists them on matters related to their immigration strategy, compliance and the relocation of their staff into the UK. Kelvin assists private clients on the full range of UK immigration applications, with a particular specialism working on the immigration matters of high net worth individuals seeking an alternative residence or citizenship.
Kelvin regularly assist clients on the immigration aspects of UK inward investment matters, working with companies and entrepreneurs. He also regularly works on complex immigration matters and has had a number of notable successes in persuading the Home Office to exercise their discretion to approve applications outside of the Immigration Rules. Where necessary, Kelvin liaises with a range of Government contacts on the complexities and processing of his applications. Kelvin is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences on both private and corporate immigration matters.
- Secured Indefinite Leave to Remain for a Tier 1 Investor who had held non-qualifying investments within their portfolio
- Assisted with successful Administrative Review applications against a range of UK immigration refusals
- Helped a client to Naturalise as a British citizen where their absences from the UK during the qualifying period had exceeded 900 days
- Facilitated the entry to the UK and subsequent grants of Discretionary Leave to Remain and Indefinite Leave to Remain for a child born in the US via a commercial surrogacy arrangement