Our lead Solicitor, Rachel Okello, has worked for a medium sized law firm in the city centre and also for a small high street practice. She therefore has a dynamic way of practising law to accommodate clients of all backgrounds. Rachel is a mother of 4, was born in Wales to Caribbean parents and is married to a Ugandan. She has studied law at University in France and worked as an English teacher in the Middle East. She considers herself to be very much a citizen of the world.
Rachel has been an immigration expert guest on BBC News and on BBC West Midlands radio, on IRIE FM radio in Jamaica, she is a regular immigration expert guest on Birmingham’s Newstyle radio and was an expert guest on “Immigration Matters” on Hope FM which is specifically aimed at Seventh Day Adventist church members. Rachel is the "Go To" person for the Grenadian online TV channel #RideAlong with Junior George. She sat as an advisor on immigration for the Jamaican Diaspora UK committee and currently sits on the UK Government Windrush Advisory Panel.
In November 2017 Rachel won an award for Best Legal Advisor at the Bex Live Awards which was recognition of the hard work of the whole team. Outside of her immigration practice Rachel is the founder and Chair of Black Women in Politics – a cross party initiative aimed at encouraging women to engage in politics.
Thank you!!!! to the most genuine A1 solicitor of all times. Rachel and her team showed top-class professionalism and gives an amazing support. What was probably the most stressful situation to deal with in my lifetime; was made so much easier with all your straight forward advice and positive attitude.I knew that I was dealing with a God sent solicitor. You knew the best direction for a successful application. I will definitely recommend you to anyone looking for an immigration solicitor. Thank you again Rachel and your team, can’t even thank you enough. God bless you all x