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Cartwright King’s ‘top-notch and very knowledgeable’ team has extensive experiences handling both personal and commercial immigration matters, including citizenship applications, student visas, sponsorship licences, civil penalties, illegal working, and establishment of foreign businesses in the UK. Anna Thurston, Rachel Harvey, and Rita Kotecha are recommended.

Chattertons covers the entire spectrum of business, human rights and EU immigration law. Edward Conway heads the team, which has experienced a growth in complex immigration applications and appeals for clients in the engineering, further education, food, construction, restaurant and care sectors.


Paragon Law

This specialist corporate, personal immigration and asylum practice is known both for its expertise in the business sector, advising businesses to employ skilled migrants’ and overseas investment and for its ground-breaking work in the publicly funded arena. With offices in China and India as well as the UK, the firm benefits from wide international expertise and connections.

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Nottingham-based Paragon Law enjoys an outstanding reputation in the immigration sector and has particular strength in the areas of international and corporate HR immigration. Thalej Vasishta and Kirin Abbas are the key contacts.

Helen Taylor and Hayley Gilbert are the key figures of Browne Jacobson LLP’s immigration practice. The former acts for businesses and high-net-worth individuals in connection with the points-based system and UKVI compliance, and the latter is renowned for her education sector expertise.

At Duncan Lewis Solicitors, Kaajal Chandrasingh and Sangita Shah regularly advise on immigration and asylum matters, and are commended for their ‘passion for their work’.

Shoosmiths LLP provides a comprehensive immigration service to clients including Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Kuehne + Nagel and Baillie Gifford. The practice’s expertise covers sponsorship licences, visas, and complying with Home Office requirements in relation to the right to work in the UK. Helen Burgess is the name to note.

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