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Jamie Kerr

Partner | Edinburgh, Dundee

Immigration & Visas

Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law

Jamie Kerr heads up our Immigration Law team and is one of only a few solicitors accredited as a specialist in immigration law by the Law Society of Scotland. He is widely recognised as an immigration expert and has worked solely in the field of immigration, asylum and nationality law for over a decade.

Jamie is Convener of the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association’s Scottish Regional Working Group and sits on the Immigration and Asylum Committee of the Law Society of Scotland.

He tutors human rights law at the University of Glasgow and is an ad hoc lecturer on immigration and asylum law at various Scottish and European Universities. Jamie also sits on the Constitutional Law Committee of the Law Society of Scotland and is on Board of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) in Scotland.


Chambers Leading Individual 2018 Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law.

Jamie Kerr's Blog Entries

Lawyer slams Visa rules as ‘anti-business’

One of Scotland’s leading immigration lawyers has called for an urgent review…

Posted on 21st February 2018

Football transfer window: How do football players obtain a legal right to play in the UK?

The January football transfer window brought plenty of interest with many high-profile players moving clubs.

The window saw the…

Posted on 1st February 2018

Protecting your immigration interests: The General Election 2017

With the General Election fast approaching, political parties across the UK have been releasing their manifestos, pledging what their…

Posted on 6th June 2017

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