United Kingdom - Passport & Nationality - Philip Gamble
Philip Gamble trained with the UK Home Office in their Nationality Directorate, working in the front-line Immigration Casework team. After leaving the Home Office in 1992, he set up his own UK Visa and Nationality consultancy and was the founder partner of 1st Contact Visas (which he still runs). In 2003, he established Philip Gamble & Partners to focus on British Nationality applications.
He is now widely recognised as the world's leading authority in British Nationality Law and the effects of decolonisation within the former British Empire and its relationship to British Citizenship. Philip has represented the industry as a whole with the Home Office After-Entry Committee and Advisory Committee of the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner. He has assisted the Home Office in formulation of their Policy Guidance and has been actively involved in individual cases which have resulted in changes in the law.