Edward Wanambwa > Russell-Cooke LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Russell-Cooke LLP
SW15 6AB

Work Department

Business immigration and employment


Ed is one of a very small number of solicitors to be ranked by The Legal 500 as a Leading Individual in the field of UK immigration law and heads our highly ranked immigration team. Ed has considerable experience of advising national, large multi-national companies and publicly listed companies on the full spectrum of UK immigration law as it relates to their businesses and their employees.


Trained Bryan Cave LLP, qualified 2003; Clifford Chance LLP 2007-09; CM-Murray LLP 2009-10, partner; Russell-Cooke LLP, partner 2010 to date.



Employment Lawyers Association; Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association; International Bar Association


BA onwards: BA degree in modern history (from what is now Queen Mary, University of London), CPE (from what is now City, University of London), LPC (from what is now  The University of Law London) and LLM master’s degree in law (from what is now Queen Mary, University of London)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Immigration

(Leading individuals)

Edward WanambwaRussell-Cooke LLP

Russell-Cooke LLP provides immigration support for major corporate transactions headed by leading US and UK law firms, advising on the immigration implications of acquisitions, divestitures, and restructures. For personal immigration, the firm undertakes complex work for HNW individuals, those seeking to establish start-ups, and a number of other individuals, and has an established niche in handling international surrogacy arrangements. Practice head Edward Wanambwa brings his experience in corporate law to the firm’s business immigration practice, with particular experience in handling immigration mandates for national and international corporates, in addition to a strong track record in advising individuals in their personal immigration matters. Legal counsel Tom Bradford, as a former barrister, is noted for his expertise in handling contentious immigration work.