Our Team

Trevor Wornham

Principal Solicitor

Trevor has extensive experience in UK business and personal immigration applications and appeals. He has previously been described by Chambers and Partners as “innovative thinking” and as having “an excellent reputation in the field”, and ranked in band 1 of the leading immigration lawyers in the Midlands.  He regularly co-presents the “Home Office policy, concessions & exercise of discretion outside of the Rules” course for the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association.

Following qualification as a solicitor in 1993 at Cameron Markby Hewitt (now CMS Cameron McKenna), City of London, Trevor practised exclusively in immigration law at Wilsons LLP, London and Tyndallwoods, Birmingham. He set up Wornham & Co in September 2002.

Trevor graduated in Law from the London School of Economics, completed his professional exams at Chancery Lane College of Law and undertook further studies in International Comparative Law at McGill University, Montreal.  In addition to his legal qualifications, he also has a First Class Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Culture and Language (Spanish) from Birkbeck, University of London.

Nelson Cifuentes

Assistant Solicitor

Nelson joined Wornham & Co in September 2007, and qualified as a solicitor specialising in UK immigration and nationality law in September 2010.  His practice comprises all aspects of UK personal, business immigration and nationality law.

Nelson is a graduate in Psychology from University of Wolverhampton. He obtained Commendations in his Diploma in Laws from University of Wolverhampton, and in his Legal Practice Course from Birmingham College of Law.

Raxona Khanum

Assistant Solicitor

Roxy joined Wornham & Co in 2016.  She qualified as a Solicitor with Attwood Solicitors in December 2013.  Following this, Roxy worked as an International Student Assistant at University of Birmingham, where she specialised in Tier 4 of the Points-Based System.  At Wornham & Co, she is undergoing a period of adaptation training to specialise in UK personal, business, human rights and nationality law.

Following graduating from Keele University with a Degree in Law, Roxy completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Staffordshire University with a Distinction, and also has an MA International Relations and Mres Sociology, both from Keele University. 

Amanda Richards


Amanda joined Wornham & Co in 2016, and primarily works for Trevor Wornham and Raxona Khanum.  Prior to joining Wornham & Co, Amanda specialised as a legal secretary for approximately 9 years with Shakespeare Legal, Birmingham and Deneys Reitz Attorneys, South Africa.  

Valerie Douglas


Valerie joined Wornham & Co in September 2006, to specialise as an immigration legal secretary. She mainly works with Nelson Cifuentes. Valerie has many years’ experience as a legal secretary, gained at major national and international law firms, Hammonds and Pinsent Masons.