Personal Immigration




Immigration Barrister

BA (Law) (Oxon), Barrister

Called to the Bar: 2010

  • Education:
    • New York Bar examinations
    • Law Society Accredited Immigration and Asylum Caseworker
    • Bar Vocational Course, The City Law School
    • BA (Jurisprudence), Worcester College, University of Oxford
  • Practice:

    Emma is an experienced barrister who has been practising immigration law for over 7 years. She has significant expertise across all areas of immigration law, including cases involving the points-based system, family migration, EEA free movement, nationality, asylum and human rights.

    Emma has considerable experience preparing high quality applications for entry clearance, leave to remain and indefinite leave to remain in the UK and has achieved many successful outcomes for her clients in their UK visa applications.  She also regularly represents clients before the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (IAC) at bail hearings, appeal hearings and judicial review hearings, where she has an excellent track record in overturning Home Office decisions.

    Emma accepts instructions on a direct access basis from individuals and businesses, as well as from solicitors and OISC approved representatives.

  • International Experience:

    Emma spent a year working as an international intern in a law firm in upstate New York where she worked predominantly in immigration and asylum law.

  • Testimonials:

    “My ILR application was handled by Emma Greenwood. She is meticulous and has a very structured approach to preparing the application bundle. My queries were dealt with in a very prompt, precise and professional manner. Together Emma and her team delivered a positive outcome for my application. I have no hesitation in recommending Emma and Richmond Chambers for all immigration matters.”
    Tra My Pham – application for ILR approved

    “My case was dealt by the finest Barrister of Richmond Chambers Ms Emma Greenwood. She is very thorough person and identify the real issue with initial consultation. Then throughout she doesn’t loose focus as well as keeps client in the loops. I have no doubt to recommend her with 100% satisfaction. I am grateful to Ms Emma for all the efforts she put in my case and that resulted in my settlement. A great barrister with excellent work.”
    Gurjit Dhillon

    “My Barrister Emma Greenwood simplified all processes for me so it was easy for me to follow and I was pleased that I had someone as helpful as Emma who worked on my case. Emma’s sharp insight and attention to detail facilitated the smooth running of my case on the day of the trial, she took the time to understand me and my circumstances and dealt with it better than I would have ever imagined.  Thank you for everything you did for me Emma and I will forever be grateful to you.”
    Noman Haider – appeal allowed against refusal of EEA residence card

    “I decided to take help of Richmond Chambers because my parents got three times their visa refused to come and visit me my family in UK. Richmond chambers specialist barrister Emma Greenwood made it possible for my parents to come to UK and visit us. I will definitely recommend Richmond chambers for any one who had immigration issues.”
    Mansinh Chaudhary – fresh visit visa application approved

    “Barrister Emma Greenwood was fantastic. She was professional, hospitable, competent and showed great passion about the job she does. It was pretty evident that she was well prepared to give me the best advice … She communicated before and after the consultation in an effective way … would recommend to friends and family.”
    Khan Golam Mahmud – advised on judicial review

    “I am more than pleased with the excellent services provided by Miss Emma Greenwood. Efficient, patient and professional are just a few terms to describe her. Thanks a million for all your help Emma.”
    Loraine Gayle-James – granted leave to enter as a spouse

    “I don’t have words to thanks Miss Emma Greenwood who handled my complicated case efficiently. Now I have a resident card. I highly recommend Miss Emma Greenwood …”
    Muhammad Raja – granted residence card as family member of an EEA citizen

    “The BEST immigration Barristers in the UK, buy your peace of mind … they got our spouse visa in SIX days!!! THANK YOU EMMA!!! we will be coming back for our next visa. Thank You Richmond Chambers, my wife and I are extremely grateful.”
    Fo o – granted leave to enter as a spouse