Andrea Als > PwC LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

PwC LLP
1 EMBANKMENT PLACE
LONDON
WC2N 6RH
England
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Work Department

Immigration.

Position

Andrea is the Government Liaison Lead for the immigration team and works closely with a number of Government departments including the Home Office to assess the impact of legislative changes and geopolitical events on migration policy, global mobility and talent management. 

Andrea advises a diverse range of clients from large corporates to start-ups across all sectors. She also specialises in immigration compliance and has set up a Centre of Excellence in the UK to advise companies how they can meet their compliance obligations. She has extensive experience in attending Home Office compliance visits and intelligence led operations. Clients like her strategic and practical approach.

Andrea has a unique background in human rights law and corporate immigration as she worked for Bindman & Partners for ten years before joining PwC in 2008. She is a fierce advocate for BAME rights and has spoken on many panels about the challenges facing these groups in the legal profession.

Andrea is a Trustee of the Immigration Law Practitioners with responsibility for the Wellbeing group. She also sits on the editorial board of Lexis Nexis advising on Corporate Business Immigration matters, and actively works with the following organisations: London First, CBI, Institute of Directors, Institute for Public Policy Research, Migrants Rights Network and Migration Matters Trust.

Andrea continues to be a sought-after speaker on immigration compliance and the implications of Brexit. She also works closely with a number of Government departments including the Home Office and Business Energy and Industrial Strategy to provide key insights from business across a range of industry sectors.

Andrea has co-authored a number of highly publicised post-Brexit reports including, London Calling focusing on students, the joint report with London First called Facing Facts: The impact of migrants on London, its workforce and its economy, and a further joint report with the City of London entitled Regional Visas – A unique immigration solution?

Andrea writes for a number of leading legal publications including Chambers Legal Brexit guide and Butterworths.