We assist companies and individuals with temporary or permanent visas anywhere in the world. Whether you need entrepreneur visas, investor visas or documents for employee relocation, we're here to help. Our visa law specialists work with international companies across the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Our global presence means that we can access the greatest legal advisors from every country, helping our clients with their move and ensuring a timely and smooth transition.
In countries like the UK, employers are responsible for issuing their own work permits, and we can support them with compliance. With stringent processes in place for immigration and routine auditing, having a legal advisor is key.
Whether you need to import specialist staff for upcoming projects, or you want to apply for an exceptional talent visa to bring highly skilled workers to the UK, there are many complex cases we've had experience with. If you have unique or unusual circumstances and require advice, our team can be of assistance.
Investor visas and entrepreneur visasMany countries offer visas to people who make a significant investment or want to establish a new business overseas. Our legal team regularly advise on the requirements of different jurisdictions, including the US, UK, Australia and Portugal.
We can guide you through the entire process of applying for investor visas or entrepreneur visas, compiling relevant documentation and mitigating potential complications.
In cases where investor or entrepreneur visas have been declined, we have used our knowledge of the local legal systems to appeal and overturn decisions, helping clients from around the world get accepted into their chosen destination.
For clients who require specialist representation in regard to visa laws, we can also be of service. An example of this is when our London office acted for an Indian investor whose complicated financial arrangements meant that her investment had technically been borrowed against, which is not allowed under the UK investor visa rules. We flagged this to the appropriate authorities and helped our client progress her business investments in the right way.
Relationship visasKeeping couples and families together is one of the most rewarding aspects of our work as immigration lawyers. We assist with visa applications for spouses, civil partners and unmarried partners, as well as children and other dependents, of people who already have the right to live in their chosen country. We can also help you apply for a visa if you have stepchildren or children born internationally through surrogacy.
Our lawyers have years of experience in dealing with difficult cases, and we're passionate about reuniting family members from all around the world.
Extraordinary ability / exceptional talent visasKnown as an extraordinary ability visa in the US, an exceptional talent visa in the UK, and a distinguished talent visa in Australia, these visas allow for the recruitment of special individuals.
Whether you're hiring a sports star such as a footballer or racing driver, a talented musician, a fashion designer, an academic, or a genius worker in a highly skilled sector, our lawyers can support the transfer.
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Employment visas and green cards
We routinely represent individuals of extraordinary ability in business, sciences and art in obtaining employment visas and green cards.
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