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A senior associate in the Oxford office with more than 20 years’ experience as an international immigration lawyer, Kelly has dual British and US citizenship and has lived in the UK, US, Thailand, Iran and the Philippines.
Specialising in advising corporate and private clients on the categories of stay based on their particular business, work and skills, Kelly also regularly deals with Tier 2 and 5 applications, nationality cases, spouse, family and student matters as well as European free movement rights and British nationality.
Kelly qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and spent the first 12 years of her career working for two London law firms, Sookias & Sookias and Sturtivant & Co, with niche immigration practices and very high quality work. In 2011 Kelly joined Warwickshire firm Wright Hassall LLP where she spent eight years handling complex immigration matters.