Bernadette graduated from the University of Ulster, Jordanstown in 2009 with an LL.B (Hons) Degree in Law and Criminology before she commenced a Master’s Degree in Human Rights Law at Queens University, Belfast.
Bernadette has been head of our Asylum and Immigration department since 2013 and is renowned as a leading solicitor within her field. See client testimonials. (link to testimonials) Bernadette oversees a wide and varied Asylum and Immigration practice and assists clients with every variety of Home Office applications.
Bernadette is one of the few immigration solicitors within Northern Ireland who offers advice and assistance to Businesses and Companies in bringing skilled Tier 2 workers overseas to the UK from their country of origin. Bernadette provides assured advice from applying for a Certificate of Sponsorship, to applying for Tier 2 Visas for workers. We at RP Crawford & Co. appreciate how confusing the entire process can be and once the Visas are in place, we can provide ongoing assistance to clerical officers as they seek to obtain Home Office compliance. For Business Immigration queries please click here.
During her practice Bernadette has developed a keen eye for Public Law having successfully challenged the Home Office, and their decision making policies, by Judicial Review. She also specialises in Medical Negligence Claims with a particular interest in representing Mother’s in Mesh and Birthing Claims.