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Ilda De Sousa

Tel:
Work 020 7814 1200
Email:
Web:
www.kingsleynapley.co.uk
Kingsley Napley LLP

Work Department

Immigration.

Position

Ilda is a partner in the immigration team at Kingsley Napley. She is a South African-qualified attorney and a British-qualified solicitor who joined the firm in January 2010. Ilda has more than ten years of UK corporate immigration law experience, managing large company clients as well as handling complex matters for individuals, British nationality applications, appeals, judicial reviews and applications under European Law. Ilda also has extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of the Points Based System, including assisting employers with their tiers two or five sponsor registrations and advising on Immigration compliance issues. She also has extensive experience in advising investors, entrepreneurs, along with high-net-worth individuals. Ilda has spoken on matters of immigration law for several distinguished organisations throughout her career. She has also written several articles on a variety of subjects relating to UK immigration law.

Career

UK country manager Emigra Europe Limited; associate ASG Immigration; Kingsley Napley LLP.

Languages

Portuguese and Afrikaans.

Member

Law Society; International Bar Association.

Education

University of the North West, South Africa (Bachelor in Jurisprudence; LLB).


London: Human resources

Immigration

Within: Immigration

The ‘brilliant’ team at Kingsley Napley LLP is particularly experienced in acting for business immigration clients in the legal, professional and financial services, media and entertainment, technology and energy sectors. It also handles multi-faceted immigration cases for private individuals. Department head Nicolas Rollason has ‘extensive experience, particularly in business-related immigration’ and provides strategic advice to businesses on their UK and global immigration needs, as well as advising investors, entrepreneurs, well-known individuals and other ultra-high-net-worth clients. Other key figures include Ilda de Sousa, who is ‘calm, professional and very easy to work with’ and regularly acts for investors, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals; the 'first-rateMarcia Longdon, who is particularly experienced in advising clients active in the creative and entertainment sectors; the 'excellentElspeth Guild; Andrew Tingley, who ‘inspires confidence’ and is ‘reassuring, unflappable and goes way beyond what is expected’ in his advice to high-net-worth individuals, start-ups in relation to Tier 1 applications, appeals, family applications, surrogacy and complex applications; and senior associate Katie Newbury, who is ‘very experienced and is adept at dealing with a range of clients’. She specialises in complex and challenging personal immigration instructions, such as applications for Tier 1 applications, nationality and human rights matters, as well as international surrogacy and adoption issues. Legal counsel Gillian Brownlee handles personal and business immigration matters and is experienced in advising high-net-worth individuals. Associates Conor Boyd, Kim Vowden, Rizwana Quazi and Jessica Jim are also recommended.

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