Director and Solicitor
Emma Okenyi is an immigration solicitor and Director at Paragon Law and she heads up the firm's Personal and Family immigration department. She specialises in representing clients in family and personal immigration matters. She has extensive experience in all aspects of immigration law and in particular family and private life applications (both in country and entry clearance applications). Emma Okenyi has special interest in complex nationality matters and has represented clients both within and outside the UK.
In addition, Emma Okenyi works closely with various local authorities in resolving immigration matters relating to children in care and victims of domestic abuse. Emma was instrumental in setting up a monthly pro bono immigration advice surgery service for users of Nottingham Citizens Advice Bureau- the advice surgery has been running for over 7 years.
Areas of work
As a personal and family immigration solicitor, Emma Okenyi can deal with a range of immigration enquiries such as:
- Advising individuals on all aspects of UK immigration law and nationality.
- Helping families to navigate the complex requirements of family visas including the partner visa, parent visa, child visa, adult dependent relative visa, and victim of domestic violence applications.
- Applications for naturalisation (British citizenship applications), citizenship registration and other complex nationality matters.
Why speak with Emma Okenyi
Given the nature of her work, Emma Okenyi understands the importance of meeting strict deadlines and has demonstrated continued dedication to provide clear, concise legal advice.
Throughout her work Emma Okenyi ensures clients are kept updated during the application process and breaks down the legal jargon to allow for maximum understanding.
This is an immigration law powerhouse, best known for handling complex and high-profile cases. The lawyers are admired for their hard work and dedication to clients. They push and push and never take no for an answer.
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