Ravinder Kaur

Barrister, Head of Immigration

    Notable Cases

  • Acted for Gordon Ramsay’s holding company in successfully obtaining a work permit for a specialised chef for his terminal 5 restaurant following a number of refusals through other advisors
  • Acted for Shipleys Food Service Ltd in negating a home office liability of £160,000
  • Acting for Shri Guru Ravi Dass Sabha in relation to their Tier 5 home office licence and advising and assisting in obtaining Tier 5 permits for Religious Workers
  • Acting for various Dominos Pizza Franchise holders with regards to their home office licences
  • Acted in applications to the European Court of Human Rights
  • Acted as the recommended lawyer for the Kalyaan Justice for Migrant Workers organisation
  • Acted for relatives of the Sultan of Brunei in obtaining domestic worker visas
  • Acted in various entry clearance applications, asylum matters, in country home office application for students and human rights matters, detention and bail matters, appeals and nationality matters
  • Instructed to interrupt unfounded asylum claim by a wife who had entered on a visitor visa with husband and children. Involved child abduction
  • Instructed  to act by British spouse of overseas national.  instructed me to act in this spouse entry clearance matter. Matter refused due to the British spouse inability to comply with the financial requirements and the fact that the husband had status in Australia and the wife had in turn lived in Australia with the husband , hence no requirement for UK entry clearance. The matter had proceeded to court with the previous representatives and failed due to the above issues. assessed the UK spouse other assets and noted that she was in  receipt of large amounts of income from rental property which had never been assessed. I utilised the cash savings financial option and assisted in securing the legal paperwork. I raised the human rights issues with regards to the spouse mothers illness, 2 British children, the fact that the wife and 2 kids would become visa nationals in a third country . Despite the previous refusals , the matter was re assessed and allowed outright without the need to appeal.
  • Instructed followed an asylum refusal from another firm of solicitors. The asylum refusal related to issues of sufficiency of protection, the home office has deemed that the appellant had access to government protection hence did not fit into the asylum rules. This was on the appellants own admission that he had been rescued by Afghan government security officers. Despite this admission able to argue that the safety measures were few and far between, infiltration of insurgents into the government security system, successfully argued lack of sufficiency of protection despite a partial admission of assistance by the Appellant.