Iain Halliday


Iain Halliday joined McGill & Co, a specialist immigration law firm, in 2014 after completing his degree at the University of Glasgow. He works exclusively in the field of nationality, immigration and refugee law. He has extensive experience ranging from preparation of applications to the Home Office at first instance to conducting appeal hearings and bail hearings at the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration & Asylum Chamber). He also undertakes Judicial Review work at the Court of Session in Edinburgh and is instructing Solicitor to Counsel. Iain has successfully represented clients in relation to: imminent removals and deportations; complicated EEA residency applications; British nationality applications; and challenging Human Rights claims including cases involving the best interests of the child. He also regularly assists clients with applications under Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 4 of the Points Based System.

Iain is a member of the Immigration Law Practitioner’s Association, a member of the Law Society of Scotland's Immigration and Asylum Committee and was shortlisted for the Trainee of the Year Award at the 2016 Law Awards for Scotland.

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