Julie has worked in various areas of law with particular expertise in policy work, immigration and asylum law. She has advised organisations and individuals on a broad range of immigration issues, including UK organisations recruiting from abroad and matters affecting European nationals employed in the UK. She uses her knowledge of often sensitive immigration-related matters to support clients across Stone King’s sectors.
Her broad experience includes publically-funded and private immigration and asylum work, including applications, appeals and judicial reviews. Formerly as Head of Immigration at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), Julie successfully lobbied on policy issues relating to income restrictions placed on nurses who are pursuing Indefinite Leave to Remain. She also worked on nursing to be included on the shortage occupation list for the UK.
Julie has developed her management skills as former Chief Executive of national charity IPSEA, which provides independent legal advice to parents of children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND).
She successfully completed a Management Development Programme and is an accredited Senior Caseworker and Supervisor of the Law Society’s Immigration and Accreditation Scheme.