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Richmond Chambers Immigration Barristers
Richmond Chambers Immigration Barristers

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Immigration Barrister


Alexis has specialised in immigration law for over 18 years. He is ranked in Legal 500 as a leading immigration barrister, where it is noted that: “His unassuming character belies his great strength and exceptional intellect in fighting your case.

Alexis’ expertise covers individual and business immigration law, EU law, human rights law, nationality law and asylum law. He has extensive practical experience of assisting individuals, in-country and overseas, to obtain permission to enter and remain in the UK.

In recent years Alexis has acquired particular expertise in relation to applications under the Points-Based System and in advising employers and education providers on Sponsor licence and compliance issues.

Alexis provides a high quality of written and oral advocacy for applications, administrative reviews, appeals and judicial reviews.

At Richmond Chambers he accepts instructions on a direct access basis from individuals and businesses as well as from solicitors and OISC approved representatives.


Bar Council of England & Wales

Immigration Law Practitioners Association


Level 7 Award in Human Resources, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (Merit)

Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Inns of Court School of Law

Graduate Diploma in Law, The College of Law

Master of Arts in ‘Understanding and Securing Human Rights’, University of London

Bachelor of Science (Joint Honours) in Social Policy, Sociology and Politics, University of Bristol

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Immigration (including business immigration)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Alexis SlatterRichmond Chambers Immigration BarristersHe is a no-nonsense advocate and very effective as well.

Goldsmith Chambers provides ‘very organised, competent, and responsive barristers and clerks‘ and ‘is very experienced and knowledgeable in the area of immigration law‘, as well as human rights and EU regulation, according to instructing solicitors. Users of this set appreciate the regularly held immigration training sessions. In one representative instruction, head of chambers Anthony Metzer QC, leading Sanaz Saifolahi, was instructed in a significant appeal against the refusal of a residence card before the Court of Justice of the European Union. The court held that the Surinder Singh principles apply equally to the unmarried partner of a British National as they do to married partners. Alexis Slatter also practices out of Richmond Chambers Immigration Barristers.