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A new partnership to serve Nigeria
21 August 2015
The partnership’s foundations are a strong, ethical and knowledgeable team comprising of:
- Thalej Vasishta, MD, Paragon Law; and
- Peter Stephenson, OBE, ex-First Secretary, British High Commission, Nigeria; and
- Lebari Ukpong, MD, Inside Edge and ex-Trade Development Manager, British Deputy High Commission, Nigeria.
Peter Stephenson said, “Obtaining a UK visa is not easy and most Nigerian applicants fail because of poor advice and documentation”.
Paragon Law has won multiple accolades for both its legal services and business processes. The firm is ranked in the top tier by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners Directory to the legal profession, with the latter having described Paragon Law as an “immigration law powerhouse, best known for handling complex and high profile cases”.
Thalej Vasishta said, “Once we have given our client an assessment of the merits in making the visa application, the secret of success is then in the preparation of the supporting documents, how this evidence is presented and explained to the visa officers”.
Paragon Edge will provide advice on all areas of UK immigration law be it whether a client wants to invest, trade, set up business, study, visit or join family members in the UK.
Inside Edge offices in Lagos will be the point of contact for Nigerian based clients. The UK team will set the case strategy and will be supported by the Lagos office to prepare documents and coordinate effective communication between the client and Paragon Edge.
Lebari Ukpong said, “We are all excited about this partnership particularly as the knowledge and know-how with which we will serve our clients is unparalleled in Nigeria. This service is further enhanced by the fact that our clients will continue to be cared for once they are in the UK through Paragon Law”.
If you require further information or wish to instruct Paragon Edge please get in touch with your Paragon Edge contact in the usual way. Alternatively, email email@example.com.
Inside Edge Ltd
Suite D26, Dolphin Plaza, Corporation Drive, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
Tel: +234 8035352685 / +234 1 4623411 ext 500
7B Broad Street, Nottingham, NG1 3AJ
50 Jermyn Street, London, SW1Y 6LX
Tel: +44115 9644 123