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Global mobility

Getting talent in the right place at the right time has never been more important. Whether you are seeking to transfer employees abroad or set up operations in a new country, our lawyers will work with your HR team to handle the whole process seamlessly.

As an international law firm employing more than 1,300 people across offices around the world, we know from experience how important it is for a business to have skilled and talented people working in the right locations.

​​Our global mobility lawyers have first-hand experience in collaborating with colleagues and partners across various international hubs. We know the importance of transferring employees internationally and finding joined-up ways to work together – without any bumps in the road when it comes to relocation.

We work with you and your HR teams to ensure that transfers happen as quickly, conveniently and smoothly as possible. Looking after one of your most important business assets, your people.
 

Transferring employees internationally

If you are an employer seeking to transfer key employees internationally or establish operations in a country for the first time, we are able to guide you through every aspect of the process. Our global mobility solicitors will advise on the immigration system of the destination country or countries, and undertake the appropriate immigration filings, as well as liaising with government contacts where necessary.

We will listen to your needs and spend time familiarising ourselves with your business plan, goals and objectives, before tailoring our global mobility solutions for your exact requirements.

If necessary, we can call on our colleagues from our vast global network to counsel on local employment law, ensuring that we account for any tax implications of the move. At Withers, we have access to the greatest legal minds located across multiple continents. This allows us to draw on the right advice for dealing with even the most complex global mobility relocation cases.

Completing the representation, our corporate team can help you to establish a new firm in the target country. Our comprehensive offering and excellent results have led many employers to work with us for decades. For example, we represent one of the world's leading financial institutions, headquartered in Germany, and regularly assist them in transferring employees internationally, all the way from Europe and Asia to offices in the US.
 

A global mobility law firm that nurtures talent

Our team of global mobility lawyers are passionate about helping international organizations attract, nurture and retain top talents. People power is the most valuable intangible asset in your company, and that's what drives us to make the whole relocation process as simple and stress-free as possible for your staff.

We work for you, the client, and that means we will champion your interests and look after your workers, ensuring your business and your people have everything you could need to transfer overseas successfully.

With the right global mobility law firm, you can access and share the best talent, placing the right employees in the right place at the right time. Many businesses across the globe struggle with skill shortages, particularly in new and emerging sectors where technical skills are highly in demand. Other benefits of global mobility and relocation are knowledge exchange, greater staff diversity, improved company culture, increased employee retention, and better collaboration.

Find out more about how our global mobility solicitors can help your business grow by getting in touch today.

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Our team

Mark Lanning

Mark Lanning

Director | Hong Kong

Mark Lanning

Director | Hong Kong

Private client and tax

Tracy Evlogidis

Tracy Evlogidis

Partner | London

Tracy Evlogidis

Partner | London

Immigration

Theda Fisher

Theda Fisher

Partner | New York

Theda Fisher

Partner | New York

Immigration

Reaz H. Jafri

Reaz H. Jafri

Of Counsel | New York

Reaz H. Jafri

Of Counsel | New York

Immigration

Alexandra Lane

Alexandra Lane

Associate | London

Alexandra Lane

Associate | London

Immigration

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