We offer the full range of immigration expertise to support the business and private requirements of our clients. We apply our in-depth knowledge and experience in order think around problems and identify solutions that fit the client.
Advice to Employers as Tier 2 Sponsors
We give strategic and operational advice for employers and HR teams wishing to employ staff from outside the EEA. This includes:
- Advice in relation to acquiring and maintaining sponsorship licences and complying with duties as a sponsor
- Intra company transfers
- Visas for employees
Support for employees’ families
Family – Spouses, Unmarried Partners, Dependants
Foreign nationals who are entitled to be present in the UK are generally entitled to be joined by their families and dependents. However, it is important that the correct application is selected. We advise clients on how to ensure that their family’s application succeeds and guide them through their applications.
Advice to Education Providers as Tier 4 Sponsors
We advise educational institutions in their capacity as:
- Tier 1 sponsors of graduate entrepreneur applications
- Tier 2 sponsors as employers of academic and teaching staff
- Tier 4 sponsors of international students
This involves advice in relation to applying for sponsorship licenses and compliance with the terms of licenses.
We also advise students and staff in relation to immigration issues arising for them and their families on an individual basis.
Tier 1 – Investors, Entrepreneurs, Graduate entrepreneurs
We advise clients who wish to invest in the UK under Tier 1, which provides an accelerated path to settlement:
- Investors who are able to invest a minimum of £1,000,000 in UK investments
- Entrepreneurs who are able to invest a minimum of £200,000 in the UK for the purpose of setting up and running a business
Graduate entrepreneurs who wish to establish businesses in the UK
We help clients to achieve settlement in the UK. This is also known as indefinite leave to remain or permanent residence. We advise client’s on the fast and most certain route to settlement for them and their families.
Advice to sports clubs
We support the sports sector by advising them on their strategy for bringing in oversees players, coaches and managers. This requires an insight into the industry surrounding the relevant sport and knowledge of the rules that have been set by the governing bodies in conjunction with UKBA.
We receive repeat instruction from various clubs and have guided sports players all the way from entry to naturalisation as citizens of the UK.
Citizenship & passports
Citizenship confers rights and protections both at home and abroad that go beyond the right to remain. We advise:
- Individuals who wish to be naturalised
- Children of overseas nationals born in the UK
Children of UK citizens or citizens by descent who have been born overseas
We are often approached by clients who have made applications themselves or though other firms. We advise on the prospects of a successful appeal and guide the client through that process if appropriate.
We have a strong track record of successful appeals to the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber).