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Stefan Vnuk

Solicitor / Supervisor

Stefan Vnuk came to the UK from Australia in 1993. He has successfully completed a series of legal qualifications culminating in Level 3 Advanced Caseworker and Supervisor status. After qualifying as a UK solicitor in 1996 (he qualified as an Australian solicitor in 1992) Stefan began a five-year stint with Lloyd & Associates.

Stefan joined Fisher Meredith in 2002, where he was the head of the immigration department. He left Fisher Meredith to join Lawrence Lupin Solicitors in 2011. Stefan conducts a wide range of asylum and human rights cases, particularly in the higher courts. He is a ranked solicitor in the influential Chambers and Partners ranking guide. He is a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA) and he has conducted training for ILPA, the Refugee Children’s Project and internally within the firm.

He is also a member of the Expert Panel advising the Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants.  Recent reported Supreme Court cases include Nouazli [2016] UKSC 16 (lead case relating to the UK’s power to detain EU nationals and discrimination); O [2016] UKSC 19 (lead case relating to detention of mentally ill persons and Home Office policy).

Stefan is ranked in Chambers & Partners UK Guide 2016.

Stefan Vnuk of Lawrence Lupin Solicitors specialises in asylum, human rights, unlawful detention and deportation matters. Sources say: “He is enormously knowledgeable and up-to-date, full of ideas, and extremely industrious in the tireless pursuit of his clients’ best interests.”  Chambers & Partners UK Guide 2016

Stefan Vnuk’s Success Stories

Some call us persuasive, we call ourselves commanding.
Others call us dependable, we call ourselves LUPINS.

LUPINS support you all the way:

Straight-talking-advice from lupins
  • Communicating in clear language and making sure that you know where you stand

  • Ensure that you are applying for the right immigration process

  • Ensure that you have the documentation that proves you qualify for your chosen immigration process

  • Advise and assist you in completing and submitting the application forms

  • Make detailed representations in support of your application, setting out clearly why the application should succeed, highlighting the documentation we are submitting and how this proves you satisfy the legal provisions

Put simply, our immigration solicitors will hold your hands throughout the process,
liaising with all relevant government bodies, including UK Visas and Immigration,
British Consulate, overseas agents and where necessary the courts.