+44 208 755 0532main@ukisvs.com
Heron House, 86-88 Hampton Road West, Hanworth, Feltham, TW13 6BB

Our Team


Our Team

We have been providing professional immigration advice and legal representation to private and corporate clients for over 16 years. Our dedicated team offer a comprehensive service in all aspects of UK immigration and nationality law.

Nelam Trewin

Managing Director (Level 3)

Nelam has over 19 years experience in Immigration & Nationality Law. She has made numerous trips abroad dealing with complex cases and representing clients at British Diplomatic posts overseas, as well as representing clients at interviews held by the Authorities in the UK. She specialises in all applications for Entry Clearance, Leave to Enter, Leave to Remain, Nationality & Citizenship under UK Law, EU/ EEA Immigration Law, and applications under the ECHR. She is registered with the OISC at Level 3, the highest level, so is able to carry out Advocacy and Representation before the Immigration and Asylum Tribunal. As well as English she is fluent in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.

John Harper


John is a retired civil servant from the Home Office and has more than 20 years experience in dealing with asylum, human rights, appeals and enforcement cases. He has a keen interest in immigration law and is currently working towards Level 1 accreditation with the OISC. He also has a keen interest in education and served as a school governor in the London Borough of Hounslow for 15 years.

Valentina Euripides

Consultant (Level 2)

Admitted as a Solicitor in 2001, Valentina has 12 years experience of practising immigration law, including more than 6 years with the former Immigration Advisory Service. She has a broad range of experience in all Points Based System applications, providing support and advice to employers applying for a Sponsor’s Licence, Appendix FM applications, Dependent Relative applications, Domestic Workers, Long Residency settlement applications, applications for EU nationals and their family members, applications made outside of the rules on Human Rights grounds, Nationality / Citizenship applications, Appeals, Asylum, Family Reunion applications; and Detainee cases. As well as English she is fluent in Spanish and Greek.

Hardeep Kaur Rai

Consultant (Level 1)

Holding an LLB Hardeep provides initial advice on Entry Clearance, Leave to Enter, Leave to Remain, Nationality & Citizenship under UK Law and EU/EEA Immigration Law. She is registered with the OISC at Level 1 and is working towards Level 2. As well as English she is fluent in Punjabi.

Gerard Harrison

Consultant (Level 1)

A graduate in politics, philosophy and history, Gerard worked initially in banking. He moved on from there into financial publishing ultimately working for "The Economist Books", a division of the Economist Group, publishers of "The Economist". His lifelong interest in the legal system and specifically those areas of the law which impact upon ordinary people led him to take up full time legal studies. He holds a Graduate Diploma in Law and the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice. As part of the latter, Gerard opted to take immigration law as one his subjects leading to his developing an interest in the principles and practice of immigration law in the United Kingdom. He has since worked in various areas of the law, including immigration and is OISC Level 1 qualified.

Arifa Tanveer

Consultant (Level 1)

After obtaining her LLB (Hons) in 2012, Arifa has been working for the local Citizens Advice Bureau and has qualified as a gateway assessor. She has experience in dealing with various issues such as housing, benefits, debts, employment, family and immigration. In addition she is a registered consultant with us. Arifa is accredited at OISC Level 1 and assists in preparing points based applications, entry clearance and in-country, applications under Appendix FM, applications under Nationality and EEA Law and appeal bundles. Arifa is trilingual in English, German and Urdu.

Joyce Ong

Business Development Consultant

Joyce founded The London Link – UK Immigration Experts in 2005. Following the merger of The London Link with UK Immigration Services in February 2016, Joyce is now a Business Development Consultant for the latter and welcomes all previous clients and business associates to get in touch with her via UK Immigration Services. Joyce comes from a strong Marketing background and, with her 10 years’ experience running an immigration practice, possesses an innate understanding and interest in the immigration and varied business needs of Companies, skilled migrant Professionals and Entrepreneurs. Joyce is Singaporean, a UK permanent resident and is bi-lingual in Mandarin and English.

Stay Connected