USA and the UK
Jean-Paul came to the UK in 2007 by claiming asylum. He started training with Legal&Legal Solicitors in Glasgow after he had graduated from Glasgow University with his Law degree.
After one year of training, he received his Practicing Certificate which gave him the right to represent an appeal at a First-Tier Tribunal. Following on from this, he got involved in drafting grounds of appeal then moved to drafting the same for the Upper Tribunal.
Jean-Paul has been practicing immigration law for five years and has dealt with a range of cases and helped clients enter the UK through a range of different routes. His cases include Asylum cases, Entry Clearance cases and situations in which he has helped individuals obtain full British Citizenship.
Jean-Paul has two Law degrees from the Universities of Glasgow and Kinshasa.
Fully bilingual, he speaks both fluent English and French. He has practised as a lawyer in the Democratic Republic of Congo and is a fully qualified solicitor in Scotland in Immigration law.
English – Native