Nicolette Bostock


Nicolette is a senior solicitor at Laura Devine Solicitors in London specialising in UK immigration and nationality law since joining the firm in 2007. 

Nicolette advises clients in relation to a wide range of applications including under all tiers of the points-based system (PBS), non-PBS categories (including UK Ancestry and sole representative routes), Tier 2 and Tier 4 sponsor licence applications and employer compliance support. 

She has had notable successes in complex initial and extension applications under Tier 1 Investor, Tier 1 Entrepreneur and Tier 1 Exceptional Talent (arts, science and technology routes) and applications for accelerated settlement under these routes. Nicolette is also a leading voice in relation to the new Startup and Innovator categories.

Other areas of focus for Nicolette are applications under the European Settlement Scheme (EUSS), EU free movement and permanent residence in the UK for EEA nationals and their non-EEA family members (including Chen, Zambrano and Surinder Singh applicants) and applications for indefinite leave to remain in the UK and naturalisation and registration as British citizens. 

Her clients range from private individuals and family offices to multinational organisations and household brands spanning the creative, legal, manufacturing, sporting, finance and investment, hospitality, publishing, technology, education and entertainment sectors.

Nicolette is an experienced presenter and has delivered training on Brexit, sponsorship and compliance to a number of corporate clients and UK legal workshops organised by The Law Society. She is an active member and trainer for the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA).

Nicolette is recognised by Who’s Who Legal Corporate Immigration (2019) as a Future Leader (Most Highly Regarded).

Contact details

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Year Qualified



2013 - Admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales
2011-LPC - BPP Law School
2009-GDL - BPP Law School
2002-2006 - BA King's College London