Senior Solicitor, Laura Devine Immigration
Nicolette is a Senior Solicitor at Laura Devine Immigration in London. She has focused on UK immigration and nationality law since joining in 2007. Nicolette advises clients on a wide range of applications, including all tiers of the points-based system (PBS), non-PBS categories (UK Ancestry and sole representative routes), Skilled Worker and Intra-Company Transfer, Student and Creative and Sporting sponsor licence applications and employer compliance support. She has had notable successes in complex initial and extension applications for Global Talent, Tier 1 (Investor) and Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) routes. Nicolette is also a leading voice in the new Start-up and Innovator categories.
In addition, Nicolette advises clients on European Settlement Scheme (EUSS) applications, EU free movement and permanent residence in the UK for EEA nationals and their non-EEA family members (including Chen, Zambrano and Surinder Singh applicants), as well as on applications for indefinite leave to remain in the UK and naturalisation and registration as British citizens.
Her clients range from private individuals and family offices to multinational organisations and household brands spanning the creative, legal, manufacturing, sporting, finance, investment, hospitality, publishing, technology, education and entertainment sectors.
Nicolette is an experienced presenter and has delivered training on Brexit, sponsorship and compliance to a number of corporate clients and at UK legal workshops organised by The Law Society. She is also an active member and trainer for the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA).