Our specialist business immigration solicitors provide prompt, efficient and cost-effective advice on a full spectrum of immigration issues including advising UK based organisations wishing to employ overseas nationals and individual clients wishing to apply for British citizenship or visas. We are well versed in issues relating to Brexit and we are able to provide sensible commercial advice in what will be a period of considerable change.

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Areas of Expertise

Our specialist immigration team has been advising businesses and individuals on all aspects of UK immigration and nationality law. We regularly engage with Home Office policy makers and actively lobby for our clients’ interests. In addition, our day-to-day contacts across the Home Office enable us to resolve issues, obtain pre-clearance in complex applications and ensure timely resolution of even the most complex cases. Some of our areas of expertise include:

Points Based System (PBS) visas

Tier 1 (Entrepreneur)
Tier 1 (Investor)
Tier 2 (General)
Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer)
Tier 4 (Students)
Tier 5 (Temporary Workers)
New hires
Extensions
Business visitors
Dependant applications

Strategic Planning

HR Training within an immigration context
Sponsor Compliance Obligations
Meeting prevention of illegal working requirements
Home Office Audits
Challenging Home Office decisions
Acquisitions/TUPE/Sponsor Licence changes
Management of the Sponsor Licence system
Private immigration matters including family and European applications
EU Settlement Scheme
Brexit preparation

Why us?

Many employers rely on being able to hire people from outside the UK or Europe to ensure their workforce has the best skills, experience and qualifications. Recruitment of non EEA nationals from overseas is often essential for positions where there is a skills shortage in the UK or where specialist language skills are needed.  Individuals are often keen to come to the UK to work, set up a business or study.  The added uncertainty of Brexit also will require employers to reassess recruitment of people from inside the EU going forward.

However, if your main aim is to ensure that your new employees are able to start work quickly and move to the UK with as little stress as possible, UK immigration law and procedures can often seem unduly complex and complicated.

Similarly individual clients can benefit from sound legal advice to ensure that they make the appropriate application and meet the Home Office requirements.

Immigration is a complex area of law for both corporates and individuals. Please contact Conor McCrory, Associate, Immigration Law Team, Cleaver Fulton Rankin, Solicitors for further advice and information.

Contact us

If you have any queries about immigration law, please use the form below and a member of our team will contact you shortly.

Immigration Law