Nick Bennett

Nick joined the firm in October 2016 as an Immigration legal executive. Nick is currently assisting our Immigration department working alongside partner Matthew Higgins.

He studied law at Liverpool John Moores University and graduated with an LL.B (hons) in 2011. He then continued his studies at Liverpool and completed the Legal Practice Course (LPC) in 2012.

Nick gained his professional legal experience working within a leading international law firm in Belfast specialising in Intellectual Property and Immigration. His previous immigration experience is enhanced as he worked for UK Visas and Immigration at the Home Office in Liverpool from December 2012 to April 2015 as a Senior European Caseworker deciding EEA applications and non-EEA applications. Due to this experience he has a vast knowledge of Home Office policy and internal guidelines for applicants.

More recently Nick has specialised also in Business Immigration and has a good understanding of the Tiers 1-5 application process and entry clearance visas for international business visitors. He is a keen sportsman and was involved in obtaining several Tier 2 (Sportsperson) Visas for leading high profile non-EEA sportsmen and women in his previous role.
His case load also includes Deportation orders, Detention, Asylum Claims, Family member applications, British citizenship applications and applications outside the Immigration Rules.

 

Contact Details

028 90770770

nicholasbennett@hhdsolicitors.com

 

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