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Davina Fernandes Associate

[email protected]020 7317 6776

I work within the Immigration Department, advising both corporate and private clients on all aspects of immigration and nationality law and procedure.

I am experienced in providing legal help and advice on Asylum and Human Rights law. I have also also dealt extensively with appeals to the Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) and with applications for Judicial Review before the High Court.

I have also worked in other jurisdictions having undertaken legal internships at the United Nations (Division of Policy Development and Law) and at law firms in South Africa and Argentina.

  • Team: UK Immigration
  • Based: London

Interest

  • Badminton
  • Squash
  • Table Tennis
  • Travelling
  • Tennis
  • Frescobol

Notable experience

  • Advising and assisting Sponsors in their management of the Sponsorship Management System; on their Sponsor duties in relation to reporting and recordkeeping; on complying with the advertising requirements; and on processes to prevent illegal working.
  • Tier 2 applications advising migrants and their employers/ sponsors.
  • Tier 1 applications particularly in the Entrepreneur category and extensions in the General category.
  • Applications for indefinite leave to remain for Points Based System migrants and their dependant family members.
  • Naturalisation and Registration applications.
  • Applications for entry clearance, leave to remain and indefinite leave to remain under the other categories of the Immigration Rules and the European Regulations.