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Provides innovative immigration solutions to complex global matters

Our dedicated immigration teams in the UK, Middle East and across Asia Pacific have a long track record of advising both local and international businesses on all aspects of immigration law, including audit and compliance. In those countries where we do not operate, we have strong relationships with like-minded specialist firms to provide a truly global service.

We support HR teams across the world giving ultra-responsive, high quality advice to ensure that key personnel can be recruited, retained and transferred with their families across the world.

Our employment lawyers prioritise strong guidance and direction on all aspects of immigration, including the basis of application and compliance in an era of ever changing local law and process.

Our Immigration Work

  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • UK & Europe
  • Structuring of secondments for expatriates

    Advising a variety of multinational companies, including a major aircraft manufacturer, on the structuring of secondments for expatriates to work in China and the related compliance and immigration requirements

    China

    Visa applications for senior executives in start-up companies

    Providing immigration advice in Hong Kong, including the structuring of visa applications for senior executives in start-up companies across a number of sector

    China

    Managing multiple immigration processes

    The management of multiple immigration processes in India for a telecommunications and financial services conglomerate. Advising on entry strategy, procedural requirement, post arrival formalities and compliance requirements

    India
  • Visa procedures and types for sourcing short term projects

    Advising on visa procedures and visa types for sourcing short term projects for multinational clients within the technology, hospitality and energy sectors in the Middle East

    United Arab Emirates

    Immigration advice in relation to sale of a business

    Advising on the employment and immigration aspects on the sale of part of the business of a US based multinational telecommunications company in ten Middle Eastern jurisdictions

    United Arab Emirates
  • Production company's Sponsor Licence reinstatement

    Following the suspension of a production company's Sponsor’s Licence, we were able to obtain reinstatement. This required extensive correspondence with the Home Office and creation of a bespoke UK Corporate Immigration policy, acceptable to the Home Office. Given the circumstances of the...

    United Kingdom

    Application for renunciation and reinstatement of UK citizenship

    Advising on a successful application to renounce UK citizenship due to (US) Government security requirements after achieving reinstatement of UK citizenship on a discretionary basis due to (UK) Government security requirements. Applications for renunciation and reinstatement can only be dealt...

    United Kingdom

    Procuring a "Start up" Sponsor License

    Procuring approval of a Sponsor Licence of a “Start Up”on an A rated basis without pre-registration audit in view of major inward investment criteria. Obtaining a dispensation in this case facilitated a multi-billion dollar Real Estate development project in the City of London.

    United Kingdom

    Successful Tier 1 Entrepreneur application

    Resubmission of Tier 1 Entrepreneur PBS leave followed by successful Sponsor Licence application and pre-registration (Home Office) audit. We were instructed by the client following refusal of their Tier 1 Entrepreneur application, we advised upon successful resubmission obtaining approval on an...

    United Kingdom

    Immigration rules for Domestic Workers in private households

    Successful liaison with the Home Office’s Operational Policy Team, procuring their agreement to our interpretation of paragraphs 159A-H of the Immigration Rules pertaining to Domestic Workers in private households, thereby facilitating an application.

    United Kingdom

Our Immigration team

Christian Alvarado
Christian Alvarado

Partner

Jonathan Chaimovic
Jonathan Chaimovic

Consultant

Thomas Choo
Thomas Choo

Partner

Rebecca Ford
Rebecca Ford

Partner

Emma Higham
Emma Higham

Partner

Sara Khoja
Sara Khoja

Partner

Vikram Sidhu
Vikram Sidhu

Partner

Susan Sullivan
Susan Sullivan

Partner

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