Ellis Wilford


Year of Call: 2006

Practice Group(s): Immigration, Public & Regulatory

Portrait of Ellis Wilford

M.A. (Cantab), GDL
BPP, London

Practice Profile:
Ellis has appeared in the Immigration and Asylum Chamber of the First Tier and the Upper Tribunals, the High Court and the Court of Appeal, and is experienced in all areas of immigration and nationality law, including:

Asylum applications


Marriage applications Family reunion applications The Points Based System

Settlement visas Applications for indefinite leave to remain

Citizenship applications

Judicial Review Fresh Claims

Ellis regularly lectures in immigration and asylum law and has recently lectured on appeals against deportation, the points based system and the application of Article 8 ECHR to immigration appeals.

Notable Cases:
R (otao Ghai) v Newcastle City Council and Secretary of State for Justice [2009] EWHC 978 (Admin); [2009] NPC 68 (articles 8/9 ECHR applicable to disposal of human remains by open air cremation in accordance with religion or belief);

SD (expert evidence) Lebanon [2008] UKAIT 00078

Further Professional Information:
Originally from Kent, Ellis worked in public affairs before being called to the Bar.