Partner & Head of the Immigration

Razem qualified as a Solicitor in 2003 and has over 20 years experience in Immigration law & practice having started his career with a medium sized legal aid firm conducting complex asylum applications in the year 2000.

From 2009 onwards Razem worked in house for over 10 years for three global migration firms, including EY, worked his way up to senior manager level and was based internationally for extended periods including in New York, Sydney, Cape Town, Mexico city and Toronto.

His time at EY in London included managing corporate portfolios including Nova Scotia Bank, Disney Group, Clear Channel and HSBC. Whilst in house Razem was registered with the OISC for immigration law and practice at the highest level 3 band.

Razem has participated at Migration Advisory committee meetings (MAC) and contributed to immigration policy suggestions and reforms, he has provided written feedback on Tier 1 Investor visas to UKBA executive policy directors when asked to do so.

Razem’s areas of expertise include UK corporate and non corporate immigration law including PBS system, Tier 2 General and ICT, Tier 1 Investor, Start-Up and Innovator visa, Sponsors licences and business plans. Having worked outside the UK, Razem has a very strong understanding of UK entry clearance applications and an excellent attention to detail.

He has acted for numerous overseas politicians, CEO, Senior Executives, HNW and VIP clients in Tier 2 Skilled worker, ICT, Tier 1 Entrepreneur and Tier 1 Investor visa applications and has strong links with external embassies and international lawyers worldwide.

Razem advises clients both in the UK and worldwide on a wide range of cross-border immigration matters including international surrogacy, EU residency and citizenship by investment programs, and has been invited as a speaker at a number of Global Immigration seminars most recently in Baku 2019.

Razem has also practiced US Immigration law including B1/B2, F1 student and spouse visa applications and European Immigration law applications.

To his clients, Razem is able to leverage his global exposure and his understanding of international immigration law to provide bespoke technical guidance.

Besides Immigration Razem conducts some residential conveyancing and family law matters including section 8 child order applications.

In his spare time he enjoys cycling, traveling and reading about world history and is fluent in four languages.

What Our Clients Say About Us


“Not only professional but very personal to the individual case. The staff are undoubtedly committed to their clients as well as motivated and very well researched re latest case law.
Impressive all round. Very trustworthy, honest and hard working.”

Victoria Nassar

Civil Litigation

“I would like to thank Necati, for his outstanding service. He went an extra mile for me from applying for Fiance Visa then transferring to Spouse. Got both visas 1st time. Necati was very organised and trustworthy. If he saw something was wrong he would not go ahead with the application. He makes sure everything is up to a perfect standard. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!”

Nasir Ferati

UK Spouse Visa

“I have received superb service from Iqbal Hussain with a commercial lease and I cannot recommend him enough !”

Corina Mocanu

Commercial Property

“Cemal and Karina were very helpful throughout the process of buying our first home. They were always approachable and kept us updated the whole time. I would 100% recommend them to anyone needing a conveyancer!- Amazing Conveyancers”

Naz

Residential Conveyancing

“My father & I have been using The London Solicitors for over 5 years now. Very reliable, very trustworthy and very approachable. We’ve mainly used them for our property related matters, however they are also knowledgeable and open to discuss any law related matters. Cemal and Helin are an asset to the firm. Always a phone call away, always fully committed and always with a smile”

Tolga & Namik

Commercial Property

“I have had a consultation with Mr Necati Karakus and I have to say that I am very happy and satisfied with his Service. We completed My spouse Visa Application with him. He was very polite, very helpful and gave me a lot of confidence. He is well organised and sorted out everything very quickly. Thank You so much for all of your help. And i highly recommend him to anyone who needs help”

Eylem Balende

UK Spouse Visa

“Thank you very much for all your hard work and support from Ms Karina Kaya! She has been very helpful and instructed us details as we are a first time buyer. Wishing you all the best and continuing to provide good services for customers”

Lan Vu

Residential Conveyancing

“We would like to send you a special thank you note for helping us with our process while trying to build a new life in a new country as a married couple. We really had a very smooth process with Razem’s support & guidance and he really led the whole process with his professional & knowledge. It was really great to feel Razem’s support beside us. That’s why we wanted to send this special note to you”

Cisem & Emre Nalbantoglu

Skilled Worker Visa