About Omayemi

Omayemi qualified as a solicitor in 2011 and joined Machins in 2021.  He specialises in all aspects of immigration law and assists individual and business clients from asylum seekers to investors and entrepreneurs from the Americas, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Omayemi has been involved with matters that have gone to the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) and the Supreme Court. More recently he has focused on corporate immigration and private immigration.

Prior to qualification Omayemi was a legal representative at the Immigration and Appellant Authority which, in its most recent incarnation, is referred to as the Immigration and Asylum Chamber. Omayemi first started advising clients on Immigration matters in 2002.

Approach to work

Whether he is advising on an Innovator visa, a Spouse visa, a Human Rights Article 8 ECHR Application or British citizenship, Omayemi shows the same level of enthusiasm and commitment. He is passionate about all aspects of immigration law and is driven to achieve the best result for all his clients.

Specialist practice areas

  • Corporate and Business Immigration
  • Work related Visas
  • Family related Visa Applications
  • Private Life Applications
  • Human Right Applications
  • EU Settlement Scheme Leave
  • British Citizenship
  • Student Visa Applications
  • Appeals
  • Administrative Reviews
  • Judicial Reviews

Latest news by Omayemi Mac-Jaja

Child arrangements for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a special day to be enjoyed with children and family however unfortunately the day can be difficult for some fathers who are unable to spend the day with their child. Whilst it is hoped that parents would be able to agree the arrangements for special dates such as Father’s/Mother’s Day, Christmas, birthdays

High Potential Visa Route

Introduced on 30th May 2022, the High Potential Individual Immigration category is for international graduates with a foreign degree equivalent to a UK Bachelor’s or Postgraduate degree who want to move to the UK to work. Eligible international degree holders must have been issued with the degree they intend to rely on no earlier than

New Plan for Immigration will help asylum seeking children

The government’s New Plan for Immigration aims to help unaccompanied asylum-seeking children, by directing all local authorities with children’s services to provide care placements for them. It will make the National Transfer Scheme for such children mandatory for local authorities with children’s services. Until recently, many councils did not accept the transfer of children, resulting

Innovator Visa

Who requires an Innovator visa? It is for persons seeking to set up a business in the UK for which they have a business idea that is innovative, viable and scalable or to which the Applicant has made a significant contribution. Where can I find the Immigration Rules for the Innovator visa? The Immigration Rules

Student Visas Applications – What you need to know.

International Students must successfully apply for a Student visa before they can commence their studies in the UK. This short article provides an overview about the requirements for Student visas for foreign students intending to study in the UK. The relevant Immigration Rules that cover Student Visa applications are primarily contained in Appendix Student. A

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