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Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP
140 LOWER MARSH
LONDON
SE1 7AE
England
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Work Department

Immigration

Position

Partner

Career

Diana joined Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP in 2008 and became a partner in 2017.

Her practice covers a wide range of immigration, nationality and asylum law, with particular emphasis on complex nationality work and Appendix FM applications for partners, children and parents, as well as applications outside of the immigration rules based on Article 8 rights. She is an active member of the Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA) and continues to teach regular ILPA courses on Appendix FM family migration and the financial requirements, as well as British nationality law.

Diana is a volunteer adviser at the Project for the Registration of Children as British Citizens, and she continues to assist on a probono basis the ground-breaking charity Safe Passage, assisting unaccompanied minors and other refugees in France and Greece to be reunited with their UK-based family members. She has also assisted several women in recent years who have been the victims of transnational spouse abandonment to return to the UK and acquire indefinite leave on the basis of domestic violence. 

Diana was also the author of the 2016 Lexisnexis article on EEA free movement rights, No statutory right of appeal for extended family members (Sala (EFMs: Right of Appeal)), and she regularly advises on and assists with applications based on EEA law for EEA nationals and their family members. 

Memberships

ILPA, Law Society, Justice Working Party on Immigration and Asylum Determination Reform

Education

University of Oxford; London School of Economics; Beijing University; UC San Diego; College of Law; BPP

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Immigration

(Next Generation Partners)

Diana BaxterWesley Gryk Solicitors LLP

Specialist immigration firm Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP has a well-deserved reputation for its work in human rights, civil liberties and European free movement issues; Alison Hunter is particularly strong on EU law. Other areas of work include asylum and deportation cases. Barry O’Leary has extensive expertise in applications based on partnerships and family, and has a niche in applications involving international surrogacy arrangements. Diana Baxter has a well-regarded practice dealing with complex nationality work and applications outside of the immigration rules. Associate Nath Gbikpi has a track record of work on LGBT+ partner applications and asylum claims. Name partner Wesley Gryk retired in May 2020, but continues to assist the firm as an unpaid consultant.