Oluwole Osibona

Oluwole Osibona

Partner

Also known as Wole or Osborn, he obtained a BA Hons in Philosophy in 1985, an LLB in 1990 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1992.  Osborn became a Solicitor of England and Wales in 1998.

Osborn joined Freemans in 1996 and became a Partner in 1998.  He is currently head of the Immigration and Nationality Department. He also has experience in Sports Law and has been involved in various football transfer deals including the transfer of a high profile Premiership footballer from the Premier League to the German Bundesliga.

Osborn has practised Immigration Law for over 20 years and deals with all areas of the Points Based System including Business applications, European Rights of Free Movement, Asylum and Human Rights applications, Detained cases and Deportations, Visitors and Students, Family Members, Appeals, Judicial Review and British Nationality.

Osborn became a member of the Law Society Immigration Panel in 2001.  He was also a member of the Legal Services Commission Funding Review Committee and is currently a member the Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA).  Osborn is a Solicitors Regulation Authority Supervisor and holds a Level 2 LSC Accreditation Certificate.

Osborn’s hobbies include playing table tennis and football.  He also speaks fluent Yoruba.

 

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