Organised by Den Danske Kirke I London, Den Aaben Aften Cafe and Legal Advice Forum

Are you an EU/EEA national living in the UK? Worried about your rights and options post-Brexit?

Although the legal status of EU/EEA nationals in the UK will not change until the UK concludes its exit from the European Union, the government has so far refused to guarantee our rights.

Can we take any steps now to safeguard our futures? Join us for an evening of advice about Permanent Residency, Settled Status, Citizenship and how they may apply to you.


6:20PM - Doors

6:30PM – Welcome by Dorte Rich Jørgensen on behalf of the Åben Aften Café

6.35-7.05 PM Introductions, presentation by Tim McMahon, Tariq Nawaz and Victoria Sharkey Q&A

7.05-7.20 PM Coffee/Tea break 

7.20 – 8.15 PM Q&A

8.30 PM Legal event close 


Tim McMahon

Tariq Nawaz

Victoria Sharkey

Tim McMahon

Level 1 OISC immigration adviser. Bachelors of Laws degree and Bachelor of Civil Law degree from University College Cork, Ireland

Tim has worked in UK immigration law since 1997 and is registered with the Office of Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) and a member of the UK Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA)..His work has included private individuals and corporate clients. Tim deals with all types of applications for EEA citizens and their family members. 

Tariq Nawaz

OISC Level 3 in immigration and asylum adviser. 

He has dealt with most types of applications and does appeals and representation of clients’ cases in Tribunals. From an earlier life he has a degree in mechanical engineering for University College London and practised in the field of power generation and construction sector and later as a senior civil servant and a consultant in European legislation and standardisation for the free movement of goods in Europe.

Victoria Sharkey

Level 3 OISC immigration adviser. Victoria has practised immigration law since 1998. Initially with a London based private immigration firm, where she specialised in work permit applications for IT professionals. 

She subsequently spent 18 months in India working with several multinational IT firms, moving project workers and their families to the UK, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

What topics will be covered?

What is the proposed “Settled Status” and the permanent residency (PR) document? What paperwork will I need? What will they cost?

What if I was a student / unemployed / out of the country / on maternity leave during my time in the UK? Can I still apply?

Am I eligible for citizenship / naturalisation?

Is this a free event?

There is a £3 charge (excluding Eventbrite fees) to book a place at the event. 

On the door :

  • You can buy coffer/tea and cake for £1 at the event or bring a packed lunch if you are hungry. 
  • As part of holding the event each participants is excpected to provide a £2 donation which is for the Danish Church.

If you are not able to afford the fee, please contact us. A ticket will be allocated to you.

I'm not an EU/EEA national. Can I still come?

Yes, we are happy for British nationals with good intention of supporting their EU friends to come and attend the evening!

Can I bring my own questions?

Yes, there will be a Q&A session after the talk. 

Can I come and complain about how terrible Brexit is?

THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE A POLITICAL FORUM. As upset as we EU/EEA nationals may be by the result of the referendum, this evening is designed to offer legal advice.

I can't make the date, but would like help?

Please find UKCEN on facebook or here:

Claudia Borgognoni

Claudia is the founder of "UKCEN - UK citizenship European Nationals" a volunteer-run board supporting members in the process of Permanent Residence certification and UK citizenship applications.

Cristina Tegolo

Cristina is the the co-ordinator for Greater Manchester of "the3million" a national support group lobbyingthe government to protect the rights of EU citizen. Since the Referendum of the 23rd June 2016,Cristina has organized several events regarding Brexit and its possible effects on EU citizens in UK.


Coffee, tea and cake can be bought for 1£ or you can bring some food. You will also give a contribution of 2£ for the future of the church.


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* Note! This event is not a DUCC event, but one we have kindly offered to publish on behalf of our network. DUCC cannot be held liable for anything related to this. Thus any comments, questions or reclamation please contact the organiser directly.


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