Huddersfield Office: 01484 506175
    London Office 0203 325 2074

Meet our team

Our team delivers high quality work in all matters relating to immigration and visas. We can also offer advice on related employment and benefits matters. 

Different members of our team may work on your case. Regardless of who works on your matter, they will be supervised by Arta Heath, the Managing Director of MyUKVisas, or another qualified solicitor.

Arta Heath, Managing Director

Arta is the head of our team and has over 20 years’ experience of all aspects of UK immigration, nationality and human rights law. Her experience includes litigating complex immigration cases, handling judicial reviews in the High Court and representing at the Special Immigration Appeals Commission and Court of Appeal. She has been working in this area since she qualified and has helped thousands of clients, including individuals, families and businesses. 

She began her career working as an interpreter helping Kosovan refuges during the Balkans War in 1999 before becoming an Accredited Immigration caseworker in 2001 through ILPA (immigration Law Practitioners Association) working for various solicitors, then again in 2004 through the Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme at Supervisor level. Arta qualified as a solicitor in 2010 after gaining a degree in Law from BPP University. She started her own law firm, Heath and Power Solicitors, in 2012 before deciding to specialise purely in immigration and visas and founding MyUKVisas in 2016. 

Arta works from our Huddersfield, Sheffield and London offices and is a fluent Albanian speaker.

Anum Hussain, Solicitor

Anum is a graduate of East London University where she got her LLB Law and then when on to study her LPC (Legal Practice Course) at the University of Law. She knew she wanted to become a solicitor and help people with their legal problems. After completing her LPC, Anum worked as an immigration caseworker in a boutique law firm and worked her way to qualifying as a Solicitor in October 2019. Anum has experience in dealing with private immigration cases and is able to understand and sympathise with her clients in dealing with the Home Office, especially as she herself has also dealt with them in her own personal life. Anum is also multilingual, she speaks fluent Urdu and Hindi, and has an understanding of the Punjabi language. Anum works in our London office.

Oliver Thompson, Legal Assistant

Oliver attended the University of Leeds, graduating with a BA Hons in Ancient History and English Literature. Oliver had always wanted to be a solicitor, but it was during his time studying the Masters of Law Conversion Course at the University of Law that he became certain it was the right pathway for him. Following some brief work experience with the company during his masters, where he recognised the important role immigration law plays within society, Oliver was accepted onto the legal apprenticeship scheme and began work as a Legal Assistant in September 2022. Oliver will also begin studying for the SQE at the University of Law in February, with the aim of becoming a fully qualified solicitor. He is based at our Huddersfield office.

Shona Flood, Solicitor

Shona is a solicitor and consultant with MyUKVISAS. She has over 30 years’ experience in litigation and regulatory matters both as an in-house solicitor with a major utility company and in private practice. Shona deals with all aspects of litigation including contract disputes, debt recovery and landlord and tenant matters.

Xander May, Trainee Solictor

Xander is a graduate of Liverpool John Moore’s University where she got her LLB in Law. She then went on to achieve a distinction in both the LPC (Legal Practice Course) and a Masters of Law from the University of Law in Sheffield. Xander has always known she wanted to become a solicitor, and has a keen interest in Immigration, Human Rights and International Affairs. She began working for MyUKVisas in January 2022 and is now undergoing a training contract with the firm to qualify as a solicitor in September 2024. Alongside her studies, Xander has completed a series of legal placements, with her experience covering Immigration Law, Family Law, Property Law and Commercial Law. Xander works in our Sheffield Office.

Joshua Lok, Legal Assistant

Originally from Hong Kong and Singapore, Josh holds a BA in Philosophy and Politics from Durham University and chose to specialise in immigration law following a career in journalism and working as a coding instructor. In 2021, Josh emigrated to the UK on a BNO visa due to the political situation in Hong Kong and understands the uncertainties and problems that our clients sometimes face, which carries forward to all aspects of his work. Josh completed the Graduate Diploma in Law at the University of Law in 2022 whilst undertaking part-time work with us in Sheffield and volunteering at the National Centre for Domestic Violence. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese, as well as being a keen Albanian learner. Joshua works in our London office.

Klodiana Gjonaj, Legal Assistant

Klodiana was born in Albania where she graduated from the University of Medhetar with a BA in Law and MSc in Public law. She has worked as a Legal Assistant in EU criminal law and criminal justice systems, civil law and human rights. She is fluent in Albanian, English and has intermediate level language skills in Spanish. Klodiana works in our London office.

Besmir Mujo, Legal Assistant

Bes was born in Albania, and has lived in UK for over 20 years. He graduated from the University of Huddersfield with a BA Hons in Business Management and has worked as a Chef, Waiter and ran his own restaurant for two years. After deciding on following a legal career, he joined MyUKVisas and is currently studying for a Graduate Diploma in Law at the University of Law in Manchester. He is based at our Huddersfield office.