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
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"Jessica is not only a consummate professional, but is extremely knowledgeable, approachable and unflappable. She takes time and trouble to explain the implications of any action and is always on hand with sound advice delivered in layman's terms. The service is personal and she is always ready to pick up the phone and advise when the unexpected crops up.
I would have no hesitation in recommending Jessica to anybody who is seeking advice on employment matters."
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, ExpertSeptember 01, 2010
Dawn Pagehired Jessica as a Solicitor in 2008, and hired Jessica more than once