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Nicolas Rollason
Nick Rollason, ABIL Lawyer

Kingsley Napley
Knights Quarter
14 St John's Lane
London EC1M 4AJ
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)20 7814 1276 (Direct)
Fax: +44 (0)20 7490 2288
nicolas.rollason@abilglobal.com
www.kingsleynapley.co.uk

Nick Rollason's Story
Nick Rollason advises on all areas of UK immigration and nationality law, with a strong emphasis on business immigration. He has particular expertise in EU law on the free movement of persons and lectures regularly in this area. Nick is a long standing member of the ILPA European subcommittee and has been at the cutting edge of clarifying EU immigration law and policy, and has litigated key test cases before the European Court of Justice. He is a Rapporteur to the European Commission and has taken part in preparing the Annual Report on Free Movement for the UK from 1997-2008. He is a consultant for the International Labour Organisation and for the OECD, for whom he acts as an expert on skilled migration issues. He is the author of the Immigration chapter in the Solicitors Family Law Association's International Aspects of Family Law and is currently co-authoring the chapter of Free Movement of Persons in Vaughan & Robertson's Law of the European Union.

Professional Societies

  • Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA)
  • JUSTICE
  • The Law Society

Conferences/seminars

  • EEA Family Permits, ILPA, March 2000
  • Accession of Central and Eastern European States: Anticipated Adjustments, International Labour Organisation, Hungary June 2000 (ILO consultant)
  • Schengen Visas, ILPA September 2000 EC Association Agreements with Central and Eastern Europe, ILPA November 2001
  • EC Association Agreements-Basic Course-LPA, March 2002
  • Free movement of persons: citizenship and the expanding European Union, The Bar Council/ILPA, March 2002
  • Third Country Nationals and Economic Migration in Europe, ILPA, April 2002
  • Recent case law on Article 8 ECHR: domestic and ECHR, ILPA, February 2003
  • Advanced European Immigration Law, ILPA AIRE Centre, February 2003
  • Bilateral Agreements and other forms of labour recruitment, OECD, Montreux, June 2003
  • GATs-The UK position, OECD-World Bank-IOM Seminar on Trade and Migration, Geneva, November 2003.
  • EU Accession-The New Immigration Regime after 1 May 2001, ILPA, April and May 2004
  • Migration, de-GATs-The UK position, OECD-World Bank-IOM Seminar on Trade and Migration, Geneva, November 2003.
  • EU Accession-The New Immigration Regime after 1 May 2001, ILPA, April and May 2004
  • Migration, development and international co-operation" Design and implementation of new migration policies, OECD, Vienna, October 2004
  • Implementing Directive 2004/38 in the UK, ILPA May 2006
  • Bulgarian and Romanian Accession, ILPA November 2006
  • Implementation of Directive 2004/38 in the UK: One year on, ILPA June 2007.
  • Development and international co-operation" Design and implementation of new migration policies, OECD, Vienna, October 2004
  • Implementing Directive 2004/38 in the UK, ILPA May 2006
  • Bulgarian and Romanian Accession, ILPA November 2006
  • Implementation of Directive 2004/38 in the UK: One year on, ILPA June 2007

What the directories say

"The 'amazingly capable' Nicolas Rollason mixes corporate immigration work with complex private work, and is 'well known and widely respected' for his knowledge of European and association agreement matters. According to clients, 'he is very user friendly', and 'never fails to provide the right advice, particularly on anythjing European.'" Chambers Directory 2006

Publications

  • "The Provision of Cross Border Services in the EU (2 Parts), IIEL, Autumn 1999/Winter 2000.
  • International Mobility of the Highly Skilled: The UK Perspective, OECD, 2002
  • Free movement of persons: citizenship and the expanding European Union, Tolleys Immigration, Asylum and Nationality law, Vol. 16, No 4 2002
  • Chapter on Immigration, International Aspects of Family Law, 2nd Ed, Solicitors Family Law Association, Spring 2004
  • The Entry and residence of EEA nationals in United Kingdom Law, Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, Vol 21 No 3 2007
  • Citizenship and the expanding EU in Whose Freedom, Justice and Security?" ed Baldaccini, Guild & Toner, Hart Publishing 2007

Further information

  • Bi-lingual French
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