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
The case for quotas in the British judiciary.
Are there drawbacks to Branson's flexi-holiday plan?
'Unlimited holiday' is laced with legal pitfalls for small businesses. It sounds good in principle, but the policy - championed by SIr Richard Branson - could open businesses up to discrimination claims.
"I needed someone who really knew their stuff to step in to a dispute that the other side was trying to turn very sour. Jessica was recommended by an old colleague of mine, and met this brief. She was always available and really put in the hours when necessary, and was very calm and level headed about things that some lawyers might have got very uptight about. I have since recommended her to other colleague of mine."
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, ExpertFebruary 19, 2011
Adam Davieshired Jessica as an Attorney in 2010