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Humphrey has been at Drummond Miller since 2008 and joined the Immigration Department as a solicitor in 2011. Humphrey has been involved in the changes and growth in our Edinburgh Immigration team in the last 10 years. He became a Partner in June 2016. 

Humphrey has a breadth of experience in Immigration litigation covering human rights law, EC law and deportation cases; deprivation of citizenship; Tier 1 and other PBS cases and very complex immigration cases. Humphrey is highly experienced in handling appeals at the First Tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal; and raising complex cases at the Court of Session; spanning over ten years in the field of immigration. He has been successfully involved in a number of complex immigration cases that has continued to shape the immigration landscape in the UK including the first and leading cases involving Paragraph 322(5) Tax discrepancy cases – Dadzie v SSHD (2018) CSOH 128 and Oji v SSHD CSOH 127. Humphrey takes a particular interest in fairness in decision making. 

He is dual-qualified in Scotland and England as well as being qualified to practice in Nigeria. Humphrey is also a member of ILPA. 

Humphrey is regularly involved in providing in-house training on immigration law and practice; and occasionally speaks at external events organized by outside organizations. In the last year alone he spoke in a number of these events in Aberdeen, Falkirk, Glasgow and Broxburn. He variously shares his legal insight in articles and blogs usually published on Drummond Miller website.   

Humphrey has a wealth of knowledge and clients and colleagues appreciate his thorough approach and straightforward advice. He brings an articulate, problem solving approach to Immigration practice and is highly regarded by clients.

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Scotland > Employment > Immigration

(Next Generation Partners)

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As well as providing wide-ranging immigration law advice with a focus on personal immigration, Drummond Miller LLP stands out for its litigation capabilities. The Edinburgh-based Humphrey Ndubuisi is a key contact for this and is well versed in handling deportation and depreciation of citizenship cases. The team’s expertise in family migration-related work was further underlined with the partner promotion of Sarah Jack in 2021. She is dual qualified in English and Scots law and is also based in Edinburgh. The Glasgow team is led by Janey Armstrong, whose recent workload includes business immigration matters, most notably post-Brexit sponsor licences and skilled worker visas. The overall team is led by David Brown from Edinburgh.