Executive Immigration

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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Testimonials

  • "Jessica is an excellent employment lawyer. She is expert in the underlying law but combines her legal knowledge and expertise with a valuable pragmatism that enables clients to come out with a better-than-expected result with relatively little process or cost pain. Her advice is excellent value and I would have no hesitation in engaging her in the future from a personal or employer perspective"

    Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

    August 22, 2010

    Dr Penny Woods

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