Jonathan Kingham

Solicitor, LexisNexis
Jonathan specialises in business and personal immigration law, with a particular expertise in EU free movement law, including the EU settlement scheme and other Brexit-related issues. He is a co-convenor of the EU working group of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA). In practice he has worked at North Star Law, Kingsley Napley and Bates Wells, where he advised on family immigration matters, nationality applications, and all aspects of business immigration, including applications by entrepreneurs and investors, and sponsorship under Tier 2 of the Points-Based System. In summer 2018 he worked in the Public Law team of the Law Commission, on its Consultation on Simplifying the Immigration Rules.
Contributed to


Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent): applying for leave
Practice Note

This Practice Note outlines the key procedural requirements for entry clearance and leave to remain applications for Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) migrants. Stage 2 of the application process looks at the eligibility requirements, forms, fees and supporting documents. It also covers the indefinite leave to remain (ILR) requirements.

Practice areas


  • College of Law, Guildford (LPC) 1999
  • City University, London (CPE) 1998
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales 2002
  • University of Edinburgh, MA(Hons) (History) 1998

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