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JASMINE THEILGAARD

Pupil Barrister

BA (Hons) (Oxon), GDL, BPTC, LLM

Called to the Bar: 2019

  • Education:
    Bar Professional Training Course LL.M, City Law School London (Outstanding)
    Astbury Scholarship, Middle Temple
    BA (Hons) in History, Exeter College, University of Oxford (First Class, Fitzgerald Prize)
    Graduate Diploma in Law, Oxford Brookes University (Distinction)

     

  • Practice:
    Jasmine has experience in a wide range of personal and business immigration matters including family migration, EEA applications and appeals, asylum and human rights claims, and applications and appeals under the points based system.
    Jasmine assists our immigration barristers with preparing applications for Chambers’ points-based system and business migration clients, particularly in the Tier 1 (Investor), Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) and Sole Representative of an Overseas Business categories.
    Jasmine is also experienced in assisting clients with personal immigration matters. She has worked on many applications under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules, including applications for spouse, fiancé(e), and adult dependant relative visas. She has also assisted with applications for leave to remain in the UK on the basis of clients’ rights to private and family life. In addition, she has helped with applications for visit visas, settlement and naturalisation, as well as assisting EU nationals and their family members with applications for family permits, residence cards and pre-settled and settled status. Finally, Jasmine has drafted grounds for reconsideration, as well as assisting in the preparation of appeals against the refusal of human rights and asylum claims, and in challenging the decisions of the Secretary of State by way of Judicial Review.
  • Experience:

    Before joining Richmond Chambers, Jasmine was involved with volunteer projects, such as the Bail Observation Project, and helped to compose reports on the operation of immigration tribunals in the UK. She also conducted research on the Immigration Act 2016 and the implications it has on safeguarding vulnerable individuals working in the UK. Whilst studying at Oxford, Jasmine led a research project and chaired panel debates on the impact of anti-terrorism legislation on community cohesion in the UK. This followed her work for a project which formulated policy proposals to ensure the protection of human trafficking victims in the UK.

    Jasmine previously worked as an intern for the Turquoise Mountain Foundation, a charity which aims to restore historic buildings and traditional crafts in Afghanistan.

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