Vanessa Ganguin is a leading light in immigration, with decades of experience of delivering great results and great value with a friendly, personal touch.

Vanessa Ganguin Immigration Law is a dynamic immigration practice providing outstanding advice and exceptional service to businesses, individuals and families. Our team of specialists led by founder Vanessa Ganguin, has an impeccable record of finding fast solutions, challenging decisions and winning complex cases at all levels.

Why work with us?

Whether you are a global corporation, start-up, an investor, a talent or family members relocating to the UK, we can help you navigate UK immigration processes with the very best strategy for you.

We draw on our expertise in all areas of immigration as well as established contacts among Home Office policy makers and operational staff where necessary to resolve issues and obtain clarity for our clients.

To find out how we can help you please call us on 0207 033 9527 or click here to send us an email

Our Team

Vanessa Ganguin
Managing Partner

Vanessa is one of the most highly regarded experts in immigration law, with more than 25 years’ specialist experience in UK immigration. She is listed in Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal as a leading individual in her field.

Attracted to the compassionate side of the legal profession Vanessa spent her early years fighting asylum and human rights cases before developing her expertise in business immigration at a leading immigration firm and then co-founding Ganguin Samartin, before going on to found Vanessa Ganguin Immigration Law.

Vanessa is the Managing Partner of the firm and her breadth of experience and passion for her field ensures she provides the highest level of service to all of her clients, from corporate to private.

Roberta Imperial

After completing her law degree in London. Roberta completed the Generalist Advice Course at the Citizens Advice Bureau where she provided general advice on various legal matters. Roberta also provided advice at the University of Law’s Legal Advice Centre while studying her Legal Practice Course.

Following the completion of the LPC, Roberta worked as a paralegal at Ganguin Samartin where she assisted the firm’s solicitors with all legal matters relating to corporate/business and private immigration and nationality matters. Roberta now continues to work closely with Vanessa Ganguin at Vanessa Ganguin Immigration Law.

Dean Oamen

Dean has joined Vanessa at Vanessa Ganguin Immigration Law, having worked alongside her at Ganguin Samartin, developing a skillset in a wide range of immigration matters.

Prior to his career in immigration law, Dean competed as a triple jump athlete for the Great Britain junior athletics team and ranked in the UK’s top ten across several age groups.

He had his first insight into immigration law while working as a Student Immigration and Advice Assistant at UCL, and while working as a paralegal is completing his LLM Legal Practice Course. Dean enjoys working over the breadth of the Immigration Rules and using them to make a positive impact on people’s lives.

“Based on our experience I would highly recommend Vanessa’s ‘hand holding’ and professionalism for any immigration issue as it ensured a painless and efficient experience for both of us."

Private client, international businesswoman and advocate of women’s and children’s rights

“When it comes to UK immigration matters, Vanessa Ganguin consistently delivers for our clients. Highly recommended!”

Partner, US law firm

“Vanessa has a wealth of connections at the Home Office and frequently liaises with them in relation to the development of immigration policy… A particular flair for appeals at all levels and challenging refusals.”

Who’s Who Legal

"I approached Vanessa for legal advice about my application and thanks to her and her team’s dedicated, responsive and excellent guidance through the process I gained British citizenship in good time."

Private client, student

"Vanessa Ganguin is especially knowledgeable in the handling of immigration matters for entertainment industry clients. Her work includes securing Tier 5 creative worker visas, as well as providing sponsor licence compliance advice to industry professionals.”

Chambers & Partners

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