Alan began working for the Home Office UK Border Force as an Immigration Officer in 1983 and after spending four years based at Heathrow Airport he was seconded to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. He was posted to Nigeria for five years to work in the British High Commission in Lagos as a Consular & Visa Officer where he dealt with a full range of UK visa applications, claims to British Citizenship and consular matters.
On returning to the UK, he worked at Stansted Airport and then in the UK Border Force Headquarters in Croydon, training air and sea carriers on the detection of passengers travelling with forged and counterfeit documentation, and developing and implementing legislation known as The Carriers Liability Act.
In 2002 Alan formed Platt & Associates, an immigration law practice, which merged with the firm in 2016.
“I endeavour to simplify the complex and provide a clear route to resolving a client’s UK immigration problem."
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Alan has a passion for classic cars and motorcycles and is an active member of the MG Car Club and the Harley Davidson Owners Group.