About Kelvin Tanner
Kelvin Tanner is a UK solicitor and manager at the Fragomen London office. He has nearly a decade of experience practicing UK immigration law and currently manages teams of Fragomen solicitors who specialize in both individual and corporate immigration.
Tanner has an extensive client base at his private practice; a client base which includes HNWIs (high net worth individuals) and entrepreneurs, as well as third-party tax, finance and legal advisers seeking citizenship-by-investment in the UK. He primarily serves those applying for the United Kingdom’s Tier 1 (Investor) visas and (Entrepreneur) visas. Further, in his corporate practice, Tanner offers counsel to multinational corporate clients on immigration matters, compliance issues and the relocation of staff members to the UK. He serves clients from a variety of industry sectors such as engineering, financial services, IT, media and pharmaceuticals.
In recent years, Tanner has gained extensive experience working with entrepreneurs, startups and SMEs (small- to medium-sized enterprises) seeking to establish UK operations. He has assisted clients in obtaining representative of an overseas business visas, preparing UK visa sponsorship for employer applications and designing immigration-compliant HR systems.
Prior to his work with Fragomen, Tanner worked for an immigration law firm where he gained experience in handling cases dealing with the points-based immigration system, nationality law, free movement and human rights. During this time, Tanner’s notable achievements include challenges to Home Office decisions in the Court of Appeal and Administrative Court.
Tanner has spoken at several conferences and events on assorted topics relating to UK immigration. He earned his BS in Management Science from the London School of Economics, and both his Graduate Diploma in Law and Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice at Nottingham Law School – Nottingham Trent University.