Shiels, Lucy


+49 6151 28882 o. 23462

+49 6151 28609

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cooperation with Ziegler-Kämmle & Eilhardt

Schleiermacherstraße 26

64283 Darmstadt


Lucy Shiels LL.M. (Heidelberg) was admitted as a lawyer in Germany in 1997. Her office is in Darmstadt in cooperation with Ziegler-Kämmle & Eilhardt. She practises in all areas of immigration law.

Lucy Shiels is a specialist immigration lawyer offering the following services:

Visa applications

Advice on visa requirements for entering Germany either for business, study or tourist purposes.
I inform you of the documents required and prepare the applications to be submitted to the German Embassy or Consulates abroad.

Residence and work permits

I prepare and file the necessary applications to the relevant National Authorities in Germany and prepare applications to be submitted to the German Embassy or Consulates abroad.
I monitor the progress of the application.


I arrange appropriate visas and permits for family members.

Asylum law

Advice on asylum law cases including family reunification.
I advise on the possibility of changing from a humanitarian permit to another residence status such as a study or work permit.

Change of residence status

I advise foreigners already in Germany on their rights of residence. In particular, changing from a temporary to a permanent residence status.
Advice on residence status after changes in family or employment status.


Advice on eligibility for German citizenship.
Where appropriate, I prepare and file citizenship applications and monitor applications.