Josephine joined the Immigration team as an Associate in November 2019, after completing her training contract at Kingsley Napley. 
Josephine is a member of the department’s private client team. She advises on a broad range of UK immigration matters, in particular:  
  • Applications by family members under Appendix FM, including spouse and partner applications; 
  • Complex nationality matters and applications to register as a British citizen; 
  • Global Talent applications – with a particular focus on those seeking endorsement through Tech Nation;
  • Advising prospective entrepreneur clients under the Innovator and Start-Up categories, which have now replaced the Entrepreneur scheme, and assisting existing Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) clients with their extension and indefinite leave to remain applications;  
  • Applications made under European law and the European Settlement Scheme.  
Prior to joining Kingsley Napley, Josephine studied Law with French at the University of Birmingham. As part of her degree, she spent a year studying French Law at the Université Panthéon-Assas in Paris  

Articles published

  • Family Law Journal – ‘Parenting under Immigration and Family law – Sole Responsibility is outdated and at odds with the Children Act’ , August 2018.

Professional societies and memberships

  • Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA)
  • UK Centre for Animal Law (A-Law)
  • London Young Lawyers Group
  • Law Society

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An introduction to contracts between data controllers and data processors under the General Data Protection Regulation

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The use of force against intruders – the blurry lines of ‘lawful killing’

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GDPR & Brexit: Data transfers from the EU and the UK’s new status as a “third country”

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The real impact of the GDPR… new notification obligations

The EU-US Privacy Shield – One Year On and Still Going Strong

Case update: GP’s second appeal against findings of dishonesty and erasure dismissed by High Court, who underline the importance of the FTP Panel’s “specialist knowledge”

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