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Alison Hunter

Tel:
Work 020 7401 6887
Email:
Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP

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Immigration

Position

Alison is a partner at Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP. Her practice covers all areas of immigration and nationality law, with a particular emphasis on European free movement law and immigration law in international adoptions.

Career

Trained Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; qualified 1997; Wesley Gryk Solicitors; partner 2006

Languages

German, French

Member

Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association, currently Co-Chair of European Working Group

Education

Friedrich Dessauer Gymnasium, Germany; King’s College, London(1993 LLB); University College, London (1999 LLM)

Leisure

Swimming, singing, gym


London: Human resources

Immigration

Within: Leading individuals

Alison Hunter - Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP

Within: Immigration

Niche immigration firm Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP ‘combines thorough knowledge of the complex and ever-changing immigration rules and policies with a real dedication to the client and the outcome sought’. It regularly acts for individuals on personal immigration issues, with a particular emphasis on cases involving human rights, nationality, civil liberties and European free movement issues. The team also acts for corporations, partnerships, religious orders and charities. Working on behalf of LGBTI individuals and families is a key area of specialism and the team regularly advises on same-sex asylum and partner-based applications. Senior partner Wesley Gryk's ‘status, knowledge and experience is legendary’. Barry O’Leary stands out for his ‘unsurpassed client-handling skills and for his deep knowledge of the law and how it is applied by decision makers and judges’. Diana Baxter is a ‘lateral and creative thinker’, ‘combines compassion, intellect and tactical nous’ and is ‘particularly good on complex nationality cases, as well as family cases involving children’. Alison Hunter, who is ‘very well-known and sought after for her work on complex family cases particularly concerning children in the care system, inter-country adoption and surrogacy', has particular expertise in EEA free movement issues. Solicitor Elizabeth Ruddick is a ‘brilliant practitioner with extraordinary attention to detail’.

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