Conor studied Law at the University of Dundee and completed the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School, Leeds in 2010. Conor is a dual qualified Solicitor in England/Wales and Northern Ireland having worked for a number of leading corporate immigration practices in the City of London for 10 years.

After returning home to Northern Ireland, Conor joined Cleaver Fulton Rankin as an Associate Solicitor in 2018. Conor has experience advising clients within a diverse range of sectors including oil and gas, financial services, pharmaceuticals, retail, manufacturing and education. Conor concentrates on business immigration and provides training to corporate clients on compliance as well as prevention of illegal working. Conor focuses on Tier 1 and Tier 2 visas under the Points Based System (PBS) and advising private individuals and their families.

Conor specialises in challenging Home Office decisions to suspend/revoke sponsor licences, compliance and risk analysis; reporting and audit planning. Conor is a Committee member of the Law Society of Northern Ireland’s Immigration Practitioners’ Group and retains membership of the Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA) in London.

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Recent Articles


May 19th, 2020

New Immigration System Edges a Step Closer


May 18th, 2020

Home Office ‘concession’ over NI immigration rules


April 30th, 2020

Premier League: Players from the European Union will have to go through the new points-based immigration system from 1 January 2021


April 29th, 2020

COVID-19: Technology Sector Booming Despite Covid-19


April 16th, 2020

COVID-19: New immigration system from 1 January 2021 to go ahead despite COVID-19


April 8th, 2020

COVID-19 Webinar: Latest legal advice on employment & immigration for Manufacturing, Hospitality & other business sectors


March 27th, 2020

The Legal Pod: Business Immigration series


March 25th, 2020

COVID-19: Business Immigration Update


March 13th, 2020

Immigration Health Surcharge rising to £624 in October 2020


February 20th, 2020

Home Secretary announces new UK points-based immigration system


February 11th, 2020

Migrant Advisory Committee’s Post-Brexit Recommendations Released


February 11th, 2020

Relief for EU Citizens – Protection from Automatic Deportation


January 2nd, 2020

British Citizenship, EU Free Movement, and the Good Friday Agreement


December 18th, 2019

What to expect from the Conservatives on immigration after landslide victory


November 13th, 2019

Home Office challenged over potential digital discrimination of visa applicants


October 18th, 2019

NHS doctor banned from re-entering Britain after visa application confusion


October 15th, 2019

People born in Northern Ireland remain British citizens even if they identify as Irish: DeSouza case ruling 14 October 2019


October 8th, 2019

Home Office U-turn after Taiwanese NHS doctor ordered to leave UK or face deportation


October 8th, 2019

Brexit vs. the Good Friday Agreement


September 26th, 2019

UK Government announces 2 year Post Study Work (PSW) visa for international students


September 26th, 2019

Home Office U-turn on decision to refuse Afghan women visa for UK talk


August 21st, 2019

Business Immigration Update – EU Citizens and a ‘No Deal’ Brexit


August 9th, 2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson to create fast-track visa route for foreign scientists


July 22nd, 2019

Northern Ireland businesses fined £1.3m for employing illegal workers


July 19th, 2019

New Provider for Life in the UK Test


June 27th, 2019

Home Secretary asks MAC to review future salary thresholds


May 31st, 2019

Recommendations to expand the Shortage Occupation List


May 28th, 2019

Employer Sponsorship under the Points Based System (PBS)


May 7th, 2019

How could Brexit and Immigration Impact your Football Club?


April 16th, 2019

Brexit: Council adopts Regulation on reciprocal visa-free travel following UK’s withdrawal


March 11th, 2019

New Visa Categories Introduced Tier 1 (Start-up) and (Innovator)


January 31st, 2019

Brexit: What is the EU Settlement Scheme and How to Apply?


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