Lupins Immigration

LUPINS Immigration Solicitors are one of the ‘most experienced and best immigration teams in the UK’

If you need advice or support in Immigration, our team at LUPINS can provide timely and expert legal services,
helping you protect your rights while avoiding cost.

Lawrence Lupin is the founding Director and head of the firm. Since he first established the firm in 1998, his leadership and passion for client service have created a thriving practice, expanding in size and scope of services.
Lawrence Lupin Founding Director

Immigration Team

Nataliya BurnsSupervisor Senior Caseworker

She has worked in immigration and asylum law since 2001 and is accredited by the Legal Services Commission as a Senior Immigration Caseworker and a Supervisor.

Anna HawkesSenior Caseworker / Supervisor

Born in Sweden, she came to the UK in 2000 and graduated as a Master of Law at the University of Essex in 2001.

Rebecca HeadSolicitor / Senior Caseworker

Rebecca has more than 14 years’ experience in immigration and asylum law.

Aisha AhmedSolicitor / Senior Caseworker

Aisha is qualified under the Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme as a Senior Caseworker.

Raman KumarSenior Caseworker

Raman joined LUPINS in March 2016.

Stefan VnukSolicitor / Supervisor

Stefan VnukSolicitor / Supervisor Stefan has successfully completed a series of legal qualifications culminating in Level 3 Advanced Caseworker and Supervisor status.

Susana BenidirQuality Compliance Manager & Solicitor

Susana Benidir is our Quality and Compliance Manager and qualified as a Solicitor of England and Wales in January 2002.

Silpa BhudiaSenior Caseworker

Silpa Bhudia graduated in law from Brunel University in 2004. She started her immigration law career at a specialist law firm in West London in 2004.

Pardeep SomelSolicitor Senior Caseworker

Pardeep joined LUPINS in 2006 and is qualified under the Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme as a senior caseworker.

Mercedes DiazEuropean Lawyer Senior Caseworker

Mercedes is a Registered European Lawyer specialised in the subject of Human Rights and Immigration.

Ruth KarimatsengaSolicitor Senior Caseworker

Ruth’s passion for immigration law developed due to her outstanding academic qualifications and professional experience.

Simon RobinsonSenior Caseworker

Simon joined LUPINS in July 2015. Prior to joining Simon had a successful career working in the financial services industry.

Devakar RungooSenior Caseworker

Devakar joined Lupins as a Senior caseworker in August 2016.

Agron BicakuCaseworker

Agron recently joined the corporate immigration team at Lupins as a caseworker

Consultants and Barristers

David LemerBarrister

“An enormously bright barrister, who is very easy to work with” – Legal 500


Irene MoliotiParalegal

Irene Molioti joined Lupins in April 2017. She is a qualified Greek lawyer from the Athens Bar Association.

Vidisha SidhuSenior Legal Assistant

Vidisha joined LUPINS in August 2012.

Meena ZramalvalParalegal

Meena Zramalval is a LLB Law (Honours in Upper Class Division) graduate from City University London.

Isabelle RothsteinParalegal

Isabelle joined Lupins in November 2017 after having completed a MSc in Global Migration at UCL with Distinction.

Some call us persuasive, we call ourselves commanding. Others call us dependable, we call ourselves LUPINS.

LUPINS Supporting you all the way

We will ensure that you have the correct documentation that proves you fulfil all the requirements of the immigration rules.

  • We will advise and assist you in completing the application forms
  • We will hold your hand throughout the application process
  • We will make detailed representations in support of the application setting out clearly why the application should succeed, highlighting the documentation we are submitting with reference to your specific circumstances and how this proves you meet all the requirements.

Put simply, our immigration solicitors will hold your hands throughout the process,
liaising with all relevant government bodies, including UK Visas and Immigration,
British Consulate, overseas agents and where necessary the courts.