Matt Ingham Associate

Contact Information

+44 20 3321 6767

Personal Profile

Matt is an Associate in the Immigration Group in the Private department.

He is experienced in making Tier 1 (Investor and Entrepreneur) applications; asylum claims; defending extradition requests; applications for judicial review; human rights and family based applications for leave to remain in the UK; and applications to naturalise as a British citizen.

Key Experience

  • Obtaining Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK for an HNW client and his family despite his excess absences.
  • Using a client's philanthropic activities as the basis of an exceptional application for British citizenship.
  • Submitting an HNW individual's application for asylum in the UK on the basis of political persecution in Russia.
  • Defending an extradition request on the basis of the requesting authority's lack of compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights.
  • Ensuring the removal of a client's defamatory profile on a well-known compliance search engine which was preventing the opening of a UK bank account.
  • Assisting with the preparation of a media campaign to secure the release of a high-profile political prisoner.  
  • Reputation protection in the context of an application for economic citizenship of a foreign jurisdiction.
  • Preparing an application for a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa on the basis of the establishment of a political risk consultancy.

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Solicitor, Mishcon de Reya
Trainee, Mishcon de Reya
University of Sussex, International Relations (BA)