About Us

The Immigration &
Nationality Team

Adesoji Soda

Solicitor / Supervisor

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Adesoji Soda

Solicitor / Supervisor

Kamorudeen Adesoji Soda (Soji) is currently the Head of Immigration and Nationality Department at Atlantic Solicitors Limited. He completed his law degree at University of Luton (now Bedfordshire) in 2006. He immediately proceeded to Thames Valley University London (now University of West London) for his Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice Course from 2006 to 2007.

Soji has gained legal work experience from reputable Law Firms in London and Sheffield from 2007 to 2013; which include employment as Legal Adviser by Immigration Advisory Service, Sheffield from 2008 to 2011. He possesses general legal background which includes Immigration, Conveyancing, and Family law.

He joined Atlantic Solicitors as a Trainee Solicitor in 2014 and upon completion of his Training Contract, he was admitted as a Solicitor of England & Wales in 2016.

Soji's is passionate about immigration and has constantly followed up developments in areas of UK Immigration Law which pertains to Human Rights, European Union law, Asylum, Deportation and Point Based System (PBS).

Outside of work, Soji enjoys spending time with his family, socialising with friends, and work-out.

Lateef Kareem

Solicitor

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Lateef Kareem

Solicitor

I have a law degree (LL. B Hons) from the prestigious University of Lagos, Nigeria and a Master’s degree (M.Sc) in Finance and Risk from the University of East London. I am qualified in two jurisdictions, having been called to the Nigerian Bar in 1990 and got enrolled as a Solicitor in the UK in 2004.

I specialise in Immigration, Asylum, Nationality and Public Law. My cases vary from complex Immigration and Asylum cases, Judicial Review to Advocacy work in the First-tier and Upper Tribunals. I have a strong foundation in Advocacy work.

I have a sound grasp of legal principles and excellent research and analytical skills. I have over the years been a responsible, conscientious, and well-motivated Solicitor. I can conveniently work accurately and efficiently under pressure as well as prioritising my workload. I have always been highly committed to my work and quality conscious, very purposeful, capable of achieving set objectives. I have a tactful approach to work, and I can make a balanced judgment in arriving at a decision.

CHIBUZO IROAGANACHI

Solicitor

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CHIBUZO IROAGANACHI

Solicitor

Experienced and innovative Solicitor with a passion and dedication to justice. Highly organised and skilled in advocacy, bringing forth a proven track record of achieving favourable outcomes for clients. Adept in preparing for trials, reviewing documents, and effectively presenting cases in court.

A strong leader who works well under pressure, and understands the complexities of the legal system.

A well travelled legal expert, Mr Iroaganachi has the added advantage of currently practising in two commonwealth jurisdictions: Nigeria and England and Wales. Mr Iroaganachi qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor in Nigeria in 1990, and qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2013. Mr Iroaganachi also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Areas of practice includes, but is not limited Civil litigation, Contracts, Employment, personal injury, Housing, Landlord and Tenant, Wills, Conveyancing, Immigration, Oil and Gas Law.

IDARA OSUNG

Solicitor

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IDARA OSUNG

Solicitor

I have extensive experience in Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law. I have been working in the area since 2005 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2018.

As a qualified solicitor, my practice is varied between Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law and Family Law.

My Immigration, Asylum and Nationality practice vary from straightforward cases to complex cases involving minors and victims of domestic abuse. I have assisted with Judicial Review applications challenging the Secretary of State’s removal and deportation decisions and represented clients in the First Tier Tribunal.

In Family Law, I represent privately funded clients in family matters including divorce, financial remedies, special guardianship orders and private Children Act matters.

I pride myself in providing solutions to clients’ who find themselves in difficult immigration or family situations with the aim of helping to reduce the mental strain and getting the best outcome for my clients.

YINKA COKER

Solicitor

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YINKA COKER

Solicitor

Olayinka AyinkeSowemimo-Coker (Yinka) is a solicitor at Atlantic Solicitors Limited. She graduated from Lagos State University, Nigeria with Bachelor of Law degree (LL.B Hons) in 1991. She later attended the prestigious Nigerian Law School where she was awarded Barrister at Law (BL) in 1992 and consequently admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

Following her relocation to the UK, Yinka completed the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLTT) and was admitted to rolls as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2008.

Yinka also qualified as a Generalist Adviser in 2003.

Prior to her pursuit of her legal qualification, Yinka attended Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria (ABU) where she studied International Relations and was awarded Bachelor of Science degree (BSc) in 1985.

Yinka has over 13 years of practical legal experience in the United Kingdom. She specialises in immigration, asylum and nationality law, family law and probate. She has worked in various firms in the UK including Citizen Advice Bureau (2003 - 2006), Slade & Fletchers Solicitors (2008 – 2014). She has been with Atlantic Solicitors since 2015. In terms of professional developments, Yinka has attended various trainings and seminars including participating in the annual Legalex events.

In the church she attends, Yinka is a Minister, heads departments and was previously a member and vice chairman of the Board of Trustee of her church. She has served as a member of the Parents’ Board of her children’s schools. Yinka is a family-oriented person. She also loves travelling and reading educational materials.

Zondy Broxup

Associate / Head, Chelmsford Off

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Zondy Broxup

Associate / Head, Chelmsford Office & Solicitor / Supervisor

Zondy Broxup brings many years of experience working as a Solicitor with leading law firms in London and St Albans. Heading up our offering in the Chelmsford Office as an Associate, she is ideally placed to help clients living in Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and London.

Zondy has the experience and skill to enable her to achieve successful outcomes for her clients in all areas of Immigration and nationality Law. She predominantly represents clients with a range of leave to enter or remain applications (spouse and family members & Article 8 ECHR private/family life), all types of entry clearance, points-based system applications, applications based on Free movement of people - EEA Regulations, naturalisation applications and Appeals.

Zondy is strongly recommended for her clear, pragmatic advice and her ability to quickly get to the heart of the matter. She can explain clearly what the issues are and what strategies should be put in place. Her successful management of cases is welcomed by clients who appreciate her supportive and sympathetic approach to their emotional needs and practical problems.

She has a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice and also a Law Degree LLB (Hons)

Zondy was admitted as a solicitor of England and Wales in 2004.

She has been with Atlantic Solicitors since 2017.

TUNDE ADEKOYA

Case Worker

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TUNDE ADEKOYA

Case Worker

I am an Immigration Caseworker, with extensive experience in Immigration, Asylum, Nationality Law. I am a graduate of Law and have over 20 years experience in providing advice and representation in Immigration and Asylum cases.

My cases vary from complex Immigration and Asylum cases, preparing Judicial Review, Advocacy work in the First-Tier and Upper Tribunals to making applications on behalf of clients. I have a strong foundation in Administrative Casework and Advocacy work.

I have a surgical approach to delivering legal services. I have always devoted my legal work to achieving the best possible outcome for my clients. I work with integrity, with a focus on high standards and client care. My length of experience has equipped me with an innate ability to listen to clients and aptly manage expectations.

Nancy Katambala

Solicitor / Supervisor

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Nancy Katambala

Solicitor / Supervisor

Nancy is currently the Head of Family Department at Atlantic Solicitors Limited.

Nancy Katambala is a multi-lingual Solicitor of England and Wales with over 10 years post qualification experience. She prides herself in providing exceptional client focussed services. Her areas of interest and expertise are in the fields of Immigration, European Union, Human Rights, Civil Litigation Law, Judicial Review challenges & Family. Nancy has a multi-jurisdictional background with experience in both English Common Law and Continental European Civil legal Systems.

She is currently the head of the Family Law department at Atlantic Solicitors. Her multi-cultural and linguistic background enables her to provide client focussed services to individuals from diverse ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. Nancy has considerable experience in representing clients at court and tribunal hearings. She speaks Fluent English, French, Lingala and basic Dutch.

FEMI ABE

Case Worker

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FEMI ABE

Case Worker

Mr Olufemi Abe is a Senior Caseworker at Atlantic Solicitors.He has over 13 years of experience in immigration, human rights and asylum. He has been working in Immigration field with particular expertise in point-based scheme,immigration, nationality, asylum and human rights law.

He has vast experience of casework starting from initial applications to the Home Office up to appeals and applications for permission to appeal to the Upper Tribunal and Court of Appeal, Judicial Review Applications to the Upper Tribunal. He is particularly experienced in asylum and non-asylumimmigration cases such as ILR applications, applications for extension of stay, applications for British citizenship, family reunion applications, applications for entry clearance and leave to remain in most categories.

He has vast experience of casework starting from initial applications to the Home Office up to appeals and applications for permission to appeal to the Upper Tribunal and Court of Appeal, Judicial Review Applications to the Upper Tribunal. He is particularly experienced in asylum and non-asylumimmigration cases such as ILR applications, applications for extension of stay, applications for British citizenship, family reunion applications, applications for entry clearance and leave to remain in most categories.

Mr Abe also has vast experience in delivering business, finance and data transformation projects and programmes. He has experience in implementing strong and effective data governance across business lines, functions and system domains in accordance with Data Governance Operating Model. He is knowledgeable in developing and reviewing organisation’s data policies and procedure, data protection breach handling, data protection complaints (including SAR internal reviews), data protection /privacy impact assessment, internal audits and compliance quality assurance deliverable.

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OMOTAYO ADEGBOYE

Solicitor

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OMOTAYO ADEGBOYE

Solicitor

Omotayo John Adegboye joined this firm as a trainee solicitor in 2017 having worked several years as an Immigration Adviser under the accreditation of Office of the Immigration Services Commissioners-OISC. Qualifying in 2019 as a Solicitor, he quickly established himself as an important part of the firm specialising particularly in Immigration, Asylum, Managed Migration, and Nationality cases.

Omotayo also deals with residential conveyancing and assists in maintaining the high standards required for accreditation under the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme which is a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices.

Omotayo holds Master’s degree in Legal Practice Course-2017 and Master’s degree in Financial Decision Management-2005. Omotayo’s experiences have enabled him to develop his skills as an efficient and thorough solicitor, which he combines with a friendly and approachable style.

He possesses general legal background which includes but not limited to Civil Litigation, Employment Law, Housing and Family law.

Outside of work, Omotayo enjoys travelling, watching football, and socialising with friends and families.

BENJAMIN ALAO

Solicitor

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BENJAMIN ALAO

Solicitor

He is a versatile enthusiastic and dynamic personality who has acquired a variety of experiences that cut across Facility Management, Debt Management and Recovery and Law in the last 14 years. In addition to that, he had a brief spell at the House of Commons, where he worked in the Cabinet Office of former Shadow Minister of Employment as a parliamentary researcher.

He has had many years of Immigration Law practice as an OISC accredited advisor before he got admitted to the roll in 2021. He continues working in the following areas of practice: Immigration, Family, Employment, Conveyancing, and Energy laws.

His forte for efficient and timely service delivery gravitates clients to him as a likeable and popular individual both within the team and among our diverse clients who often commend the empathy with which he attends to their legal matters. He has consistently demonstrated high level of competence, integrity, and dedication to every assigned caseload while upholding the ethics of the legal profession.

FELICITY APPIAH

Trainee Solicitor

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FELICITY APPIAH

Trainee Solicitor

Felicity Ofori Atta is a Milton Keynes and London based Trainee Solicitor who specialises in helping clients get the best outcome from their Immigration and Family law issues by finding solutions in a pragmatic way.

She completed her law degree at University Northampton in 2016. She then proceeded to the University Law for her LLM Legal Practice Course in Professional Studies from 2016 to 2018. Felicity has attended several seminars, trainings on immigration laws and plays an active role in shaping the Immigration policies in the UK.

Felicity has gained legal work experience from reputable Law Firms in London and Milton Keynes from 2018 to date; which include employment as a Legal assistant in the year 2020 and Advisor at the Citizens Advice Bureau, Milton Keynes in 2015. She possesses general legal background which includes Immigration, Family and employment law.

Felicity joined Atlantic Solicitors as a Case Worker in 2018 and later became a Trainee Solicitor in 2020. Felicity is passionate about immigration and has constantly followed up developments in areas of UK Immigration Law which pertains to Human Rights, European Union law, Asylum, Deportation and Point Based System (PBS).

Felicity’s hobby includes singing, dancing, socialising with friends and spending time with her family.

KEMI ALAO

Solicitor / Supervisor

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KEMI ALAO

Solicitor / Supervisor

Kemi is qualified under the Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation scheme as a supervisor and a senior caseworker , and thus specialises in Immigration and Nationality law and she provides specialist legal advice of private and publicly funded work.

She qualified as a Solicitor in April 2007 and has worked in the Immigration and Nationality area of law since 1998. She graduated from the University of East London, before completing her Legal Practice Course at the University of Westminster, London.

She has extensive experience in Asylum, human rights, Deportation appeals, Unlawful Detention, Bails, entry clearance, Family reunion, EEA, Nationality cases and Judicial Review Applications.

She is enthusiastic and always up for a challenge, Kemi has succeeded in many challenging and complex cases assisting clients in securing legal status in the UK.

VICTORIA KWEIDHUSA

Case Worker

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VICTORIA KWEIDHUSA

Case Worker

Victoria has specialised as an Immigration case worker for ten years after obtaining her Law degree from University of London. Victoria then undertook her Legal Practice Course (LPC) at the University of Hertfordshire. Over the course of her career, she has also had experience in undertaking commercial and corporate matters and Criminal litigation.

Victoria’s experience varies from complex Civil Companies Litigation, Private Family cases to Advocacy work in the Family and County Courts. She has a strong foundation in Immigration Law and knowledge of Company law.

Victoria also has a wealth of experience in dealing with Private client matters and will writing, but her niche is in immigration where she has dealt with Human rights cases, Home office applications for companies and families for the last ten years. She is particularly skilled at dealing with complex and unusual immigration matters. Her main role is to predominantly assist her clients in obtaining the requisite leave to remain or enter the UK by giving them accurate advice whilst representing them throughout the course of their immigration matter.

She is actively involved in providing adequate representation to the Secretary of state for grant of leave to enter or remain in the UK and/or challenging its decision to refuse such applications. Her approach to her clients is always to provide clear and very precise advice, undertaking extensive research and applying the relevant rules to the particular circumstances.

Victoria has also participated in background studies for common legislation in Uganda and other East African Jurisdictions and has advised organisations regarding the preparation and implementation of legislation. Victoria is always devoted to her legal work and achieving the best outcome for our clients. She works with integrity, a focus on high standards and the best client care.

YEMI ALLI

Solicitor

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YEMI ALLI

Solicitor

Yemi qualified as a solicitor in 2011 after obtaining her Law (LLB) from Coventry University. Yemi then undertook her Legal Practice Course (LPC) with the University of Law in Birmingham and subsequently secured a training contract at a firm in London. As a trainee, she undertook various seats in Litigation, Employment and Immigration. Over the course of her career, she has also had experience in undertaking Family, Crime and Personal Injury matters.

Yemi has a wealth of experience in dealing with human rights cases, appeals, Judicial Reviews and Court of Appeal matters. She is particularly skilled at dealing with complex and unusual immigration matters. Her main role is to predominately assist her clients in obtaining the requisite leave to remain or enter the UK by giving them accurate advice whilst representing them throughout the course of their Immigration matter.

She is actively involved in providing adequate representation to the Secretary of State for grant of leave to enter or remain in the UK and/or challenging her decisions to refuse such applications. Her approach to her clients is always to provide clear and very precise advice, undertaking extensive research and applying the relevant rules to the particular circumstances.

Mohamed Osman

ParaLegal

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Mohamed Osman

ParaLegal

Mohamed Osman joined Atlantic Solicitors in March 2021 as a Paralegal.

Mohamed graduated from City University Law School, with a Upper Second Class Honours Degree in Law. He has previously worked as a paralegal at a community legal clinic assisting the community in matters relating to Welfare benefits, Immigration and other general community matters regarding Social Security.

After graduating, Mohamed is currently working on completing the LPC LLM programme at City University Law School and is due to graduate this year.

Outside of work Mohamed continues to support the community and enjoys reading in his spare time.

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