Lisa Uttley


UK Inbound Immigration
+44 20 7724 4488
English, Russian


Lisa is a University of Nottingham law graduate and started in immigration in 2015 at a boutique Mayfair firm. She moved to Gherson LLP after completing her training contract and qualifying as a solicitor in January 2021.

She has over 7 years of experience in servicing ultra-high-net worth families across the full spectrum of Points-Based System, EU and nationality applications. Lisa specialises in cases involving discretionary elements, such as excessive absences, missed deadlines and exceptional in-country switches. She is also experienced in challenging Home Office delays and incorrect decisions via judicial review.

Lisa understands that immigration is a life-changing event and prides herself on providing a highly responsive and efficient service to clients.

Notable experience

Recent highlights include a visit visa approval following a 10-year UK immigration ban, an Investor visa renewal involving a complex private company investment structure, and a successful judicial review of a 3-year plus delay on an indefinite leave to remain application.


  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales: 2021



Legal 500, 2024

Lisa Uttley was excellent. Very responsive and proactive.

Legal 500, 2024

Lisa Uttley was outstanding.

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