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An esteemed and popular immigration barrister, he is particularly highly regarded by peers and widely recognised for his editorship of the Free Movement blog. He is known for his handling of EEA claims, and has been active exploring the impact of Brexit on free movement. His client base is varied, and includes high net worth private individuals, law centres and businesses of all sizes.
Strengths: “He is an excellent practitioner who has encyclopaedic knowledge of the area.” “He has an extraordinary amount of energy and commitment.”

Chambers UK (2018)

‘Very sharp, approachable and good to work with.’‘An absolute star.’

Legal 500 (2018)

An esteemed and popular immigration barrister, he is particularly highly regarded by peers and widely recognised for his editorship of the Free Movement blog. His client base is varied, and includes high net worth private individuals, law centres and businesses of all sizes.

Strengths: “Extraordinary energy and commitment.” “Very responsive. He offers highly detailed advice and comprehensive knowledge of case law.” 

Chambers UK (2017)

‘Very good strategically and a highly persuasive advocate.’

Legal 500 (2016)

One of the foremost experts on EU immigration, Yeo continues to be applauded for his editorship of the Free Movement blog. In addition to nationality and asylum law, his substantial expertise in family law makes him particularly useful where Children Act issues arise.

Strengths: “He writes the blog that all immigration lawyers read.” “He is an extremely experienced counsel, is very knowledgeable, approachable and committed.”

Chambers UK (2016)

A sought-after immigration junior who displays exceptional talent when representing refugees, high-profile individuals and businesses at court. He also edits the acclaimed Free Movement blog and ‘Butterworths Immigration Law Service’.

Expertise: “He has good knowledge of the broader palette of immigration and can always place the issue in the wider context.” “He has a solid understanding of immigration law, including the very complex matters, and is able to deal with things promptly.”

Chambers UK (2015)

Has a wide-ranging practice and regularly represents both clients in asylum cases and high net worth individuals.

“He is clear, to the point and practical, which is always an important skill, particularly in immigration matters.”

“I have found him to be very thorough and responsive. The clients like him and feel confident in his ability to represent them.”

Chambers UK (2014)

Colin Yeo is an ‘excellent’ barrister, who is rated highly by instructing solicitors. he is acknowledged by the immigration practitioners’ community not only for the casework he undertakes but also because fo the widely read Free Movement blog he produces.

Chambers UK (2013)