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From November, tougher rules will be imposed on universities and colleges who sponsor international students to study in the UK. Currently, educational institutions can enjoy Highly Trusted Sponsor status if the Home Office re...

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An illiterate Yemeni national in respect of her appeal against the Entry Clearance Officer's decision to refuse her entry clearance to join her British citizen spouse in the UK on the bas...

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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.

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.

Tema Nwulu

Assistant Solicitor

Tema joined Wornham & Co in July 2014.  She trained with Howells Solicitors LLP in Sheffield, qualifying and being admitted as a solicitor in May 2012. Tema has also worked for the Refugee Council and Northern Refugee Centre. Prior to joining us, Tema worked at White Rose Visas, Sheffield, where she specialised in Points Based System applications.  At Wornham & Co, she specialises in UK personal, business, human rights and nationality law.

Following graduating from University of Leicester with a 2.1 in Law, Tema completed her Legal Practice Course at Birmingham College of Law, being awarded a commendation.

Jane Lloyd


Jane has specialised as an immigration legal secretary since 1997. She primarily works with Trevor Wornham. Jane joined Wornham & Co in 2003. Prior to that, she worked with Trevor Wornham and other immigration solicitors at Tyndallwoods.

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.