Whether you wish to recruit a talented foreign worker, establish a UK branch of an overseas company or effect an intra-company transfer from a related corporation abroad, our business immigration barristers are well versed in all the immigration routes available to businesses and their employees.
Our specialist business immigration barristers work closely with businesses around the globe to ensure that their UK immigration requirements are met. Providing a completely outsourced immigration service, our business immigration barristers design immigration solutions that ensure that businesses are able to recruit and transfer the foreign workers that they need in the UK, in full compliance with UK immigration law.
Our expertise covers business immigration routes for individual investors and entrepreneurs, small and medium businesses, multinational companies, tech start-ups, creative artists, entertainers and sportspersons.
We have particular expertise in investment immigration, representative of overseas business visas and sponsorship licence applications for Tier 2 and Tier 5 visas for businesses seeking to recruit non-EEA skilled workers.
We understand the importance of finding practical and effective solutions to immigration issues that meet our business clients’ strategic objectives. Our friendly and approachable team of business immigration barristers work closely with our clients to first understand their needs and then deliver innovative and compliant solutions on an individualised basis.
Areas of Expertise
- Tier 1 investor visas
- Tier 1 entrepreneur visas
- Tier 2 and 5 sponsor licence applications
- Sponsor compliance audits and preparation for Home Office visits
- Right to work checks and advice on civil penalties
- Advice on issuing certificates of sponsorship (CoS)
- Advice on the resident labour market test (RLMT) and genuine vacancy test
- Tier 2 skilled worker visas
- Tier 2 intra company transfer visas
- Tier 5 temporary worker visas
- Tier 5 youth mobility scheme visas
- Representative of overseas business visas
- Business visitor visas
- Administrative review, appeals and judicial review
Recent Successful Cases
Tier 2 skilled worker visa for a pharmacist
We assisted a leading pharmaceutical company to secure an extension of stay for one of its pharmacy managers under Tier 2 of the points-based system.
UK entry for Canadian IT company employee
Our business immigration barristers advised a Canadian IT company in relation to relocating an employee to the UK and subsequently prepared a successful application for their staff member under the Tier 5 youth mobility scheme.
Tier 1 entrepreneur visa refusal overturned
We assisted a citizen of Nigeria to commence judicial review proceedings challenging a decision of the Home Office to refuse his application for a Tier 1 entrepreneur visa. The Home Office conceded that its refusal decision was legally flawed and granted our client an entrepreneur visa without the case going to court.