The Representative of an Overseas Business Route is for representatives of foreign businesses that do not already have a presence in the UK. Sole Representatives or Media Representatives may apply for a Representative of an Overseas Business Visa. This article focuses on Sole Representative Visa applications. The requirements for a Sole Representative visa are set
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
- Administrative Reviews
- Judicial Reviews
Latest news by Omayemi Mac-Jaja
The adopted son of an EU national has successfully challenged a ruling that he had no right of appeal against the decision to refuse him a European family permit. The boy was the adopted son of Dutch father and a Ugandan mother. The couple were married. In November 2019, the mother, along with the couple’s
This article provides an overview of the Graduate route, (also referred to as the Graduate visa). This Immigration category was opened on 1st July 2021 for international students. The Graduate route is for international students who have successfully completed a bachelor’s degree, postgraduate degree or a relevant qualification and hold Tier 4 (General) Leave or
A brief overview of how to apply for a Sponsorship Licence for employers A Sponsorship Licence is essentially the permission given to employers by the Home Office, to employ migrants lawfully in the UK. Human Resource Managers, Business Owners and others tasked with the responsibility of recruiting and retaining foreign workers, should have a working
This article looks at the Standard Visitor visa and provides a concise view of this Immigration category. The Immigration Rules provide that there are four different types of Visitor visa categories. These categories include the Standard Visitor, the Marriage and Civil Partnership Visitor, the Permitted Paid Engagement Visitor and the Transit Visitor. Standard Visitors may
The Court of Appeal has ruled that a judge had been entitled to quash a refusal by the Passport Office to accept a mother’s applications for British passports for her children. The case involved the Secretary of State for the Home Department v GA. The mother and children were British citizens who lived in “Country