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Chris Magrath

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Senior partner and head of immigration/employment departments. Clients include numerous UK and US multi-national companies, senior executives, entrepreneurs and investors, and well-known names in the music and entertainment business.


Articled Brian Thompson & Partners; qualified 1975; assistant solicitor Brian Thompson & Partners 1975-76; assistant solicitor Evan Davies & Co 1976-77; partner Powell Magrath & Spencer 1977-90; senior partner Magrath LLP 1990; admitted attorney in New York State 1986; publications: co-author ‘Practitioners’ Guide to the Police & Criminal Evidence Act 1984’ (Longmans), ‘Working in the United Kingdom – A Guide for Foreign Nationals (Handbook)’; co-author ‘A Practical Guide to Disciplinary, Grievance and Performance Management’, Legalease (2004); co-author and editor ‘The Corporate Immigration Reviews (Law Business Research).


Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association; American Immigration Lawyers’ Association; International Bar Association; Employment Lawyers Association.


Campbell College, Belfast; Trinity College, Dublin (1972 BA Hons); College of Law, Lancaster Gate (1973); admitted as solicitor in England and Wales 1975; admitted as a member of New York Bar 1986.


Tennis, skiing, restaurants, member Annabels and Grouchos.

London: Human resources


Within: Leading individuals

Chris Magrath - Magrath Sheldrick LLP

Within: Immigration

Business immigration specialist¬†Magrath Sheldrick LLP¬†provides an ‚Äėexcellent level of service'.¬†The team comprises¬†'true subject matter experts in the immigration field‚Äô who act for a number of clients in the financial services sector, and for a number of ultra-high-net-worth individuals, particularly in the media and entertainment fields. Managing partner Ben Sheldrick¬†stands out for his ‚Äėexcellent technical knowledge and client service‚Äô and senior partner Chris Magrath¬†specialises in all aspects of business immigration law from a UK and US perspective. Alfreda Joubert¬†and Zulaykha Bhaijee, who is ‚Äėpersonable, knowledgeable and provides an excellent service‚Äô, are also names of note.

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