TIER 2 SPONSORSHIP

Assisting with all aspects of the sponsorship system, from advising on the sponsor licence eligibility criteria and assisting with the application process, all the way through to assistance with running of the sponsor licence to ensure continuous compliance, to include assisting with licence variations, suspensions and revocations following restructuring (acquisitions, mergers, de-mergers, TUPE).

IMMIGRATION COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE

Assisting corporate clients with the day-to-day compliance issues, to include right to work checks and conditions, as well as advice regarding employees’ applications.

TIER 2 GENERAL AND INTRA-COMPANY VISA APPLICATIONS

Assisting individuals with the application process, starting from eligibility assessment, drafting of the required documentation, including certificates of sponsorship, and liaising with the sponsor throughout, all the way through to submission of the application on the client’s behalf.

EDUCATION

Our expert immigration lawyers advise higher educational institutions sponsoring non-EU students and staff.

MODERN SLAVERY ACT

We advise companies on the drafting of Modern Slavery Act compliance statements and training.

APPLICATIONS UNDER APPENDIX FM OF THE IMMIGRATION RULES

Assisting partners, spouses and other family members with entry clearance or leave to remain applications, starting with assessing eligibility, including sole responsibility aspects, advising on and drafting required documentation through to submission of the application on the client’s behalf.

APPLICATIONS UNDER TIER 1 FOR INVESTORS AND ENTREPRENEURS

Advising on eligibility criteria, managing of the application process, liaising with third parties such as banks regarding the necessary documentation, through to application submission for the applicant and family if applicable.

INDEFINITE LEAVE TO ENTER/REMAIN (SETTLEMENT) APPLICATIONS IN ALL AVAILABLE ROUTES

We help our clients make successful applications for clearance to enter the UK.

APPLICATIONS UNDER THE BRITISH NATIONALITY ACT 1981

Applications for naturalisation and registration as a British citizen – managing the entire application process from eligibility assessment all the way through to application submission.

APPLICATIONS FOR EU NATIONALS AND THEIR FAMILIES

Formerly for documents certifying residence and family permits, and presently under the EU Settlement Scheme; to include advising on issues arising from any breaks in continuity.

ANCESTRY VISAS

We advise Commonwealth nationals and their dependants on ancestry visas.

APPEALS TO THE FIRST AND UPPER TRIBUNAL OF THE IMMIGRATION AND ASYLUM CHAMBER

Our team assists with serving and filing claims, assisting with drafting witness statements and liaising with counsel throughout the appeals process.

TRAINING

Our immigration experts provide tailored and sector-specific training sessions on immigration law and compliance issues, to include email alerts covering the most topical changes to UK immigration law to help our clients stay up to date.