Colin is well known and widely respected in the immigration sector. He is rated as a 'Leading Individual' in Chambers and Partners 2013:
"Colin Yeo is an 'excellent' barrister, who is rated highly by instructing solicitors. He is acknowledged by the immigration practitioners' community not only for the casework he undertakes but also because of the widely read 'Free Movement' blog he produces."
Colin is also a popular trainer, an editor of the Butterworths Immigration Law Service and the Lexis Nexis Immigration PSL service, a contributor to the JCWI Guide to the Points Based System and ILPA Best Practice Guide to Working with Refugee Children, is a regular contributor to the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law journal and is an expert panel member for the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund Strategic Legal Fund for Refugee Children and Young People. He is also a former executive committee member of the Immigration Law Practitioner Association.
Colin’s work ranges from representing high net worth individuals for boutique firms to domestic violence and asylum cases for law centres and high street practices.
Colin was Director of Legal Services and Training at the Immigration Advisory Service before joining chambers and previously worked as a Legal Officer at the Refugee Legal Centre.
Colin also has experience in family law children proceedings, particularly in cases with an international or immigration dimension, and regularly drafts expert opinions on immigration matters for family law proceedings, being one of the few barristers with genuine experience in both areas.
In suitable cases, Colin will undertake public access work directly for members of the public.
MN and others (Ahmadis – country conditions – risk) Pakistan CG  UKUT 00389 (IAC)
Jarusevicius (EEA Reg 21 - effect of imprisonment) Lithuania  UKUT 120 (IAC)
JD (Congo) & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor  EWCA Civ 327
MS (Somalia) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 1236
W (A Child)  2 FLR 436,  EWCA Civ 370
MD (Guinea) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 733
DM v SSHD (Timing of funding application) Zimbabwe  UKAIT 00088
N v SSHD  UKSIAC 18/2002
KA v SSHA (Draft-related risk categories updated) Eritrea CG  UKAIT 00165
MN v SSHD (Entry clearance facilities - availability) Iraq  UKAIT 00316
IM v SSHD (Article 3 - Orhodox Jew - Military Service) Russia CG  UKAIT 05952
HM v SSHD (Mental Health) Sierra Leone CG  UKAIT 04459
BA (Hons) Modern History, St John’s College, Oxford; Diploma in Legal Studies (CPE), University of Birmingham; BVC, Inns of Court School of Law
Ranked as a 'Leading Individual' at Band 4 in Chambers and Partners 2013