Executive Immigration Lawyers

We advise businesses and individuals on business immigration and nationality matters as they affect business people.  

Areas of advice include assisting with Tier 1, 2, 4 and 5 visas including for cross-border inter-group transfers of employees, advice on permanent residence/indefinite leave to remain and settlement, investor, writers and entrepreneur status, sportsperson and artists visas or persons who wish to establish a business in the UK.  

We also co-ordinate foreign advice for business people who wish to obtain permission to work in European and non-European countries. 

Some specific examples of our expertise in employment law are set out below.

  • Advising a global oil company on the immigration position of a senior executive leading to permanent residence and settlement
  • Advising an international US trading company on the frequent cross border transfer of US employees to the UK and UK employees to the US 
  • Advising a charity on the need to obtain Tier 5 visas for prospective employees who do not have the right to work in the UK
  • Advising a web experience company on obtaining sponsorship status and appealing against the refusal of the UKBA to grant an extension of Tier 2 status to one of its employees

Legal Publications


  • "Jessica and I both worked at Fladgate Fielder and I can honestly say she is one of the hardest working lawyers I know, often working late at night and during her holidays. She provides practical advice with an experienced and realistic view on potential outcomes. Jessica is not afraid to take on large organisations and deal with complex matters involving numerous witnesses and vast amounts of detailed information. Jessica is very knowledgeable, professional and personable and I have a very high regard for her legal skills."

    February 10, 2011

    Nistha Jeram-Dave, Assistant Solicitor, Fladgate LLP

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