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Vanessa Ganguin

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Ganguin Samartin

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Senior Partner


Vanessa Ganguin is a Director (Senior Partner) and head of UK practice at Ganguin Samartin. With over 22 years’ experience in all areas of immigration law and recognised by all of the legal directories, Vanessa advises on all aspects of corporate and personal immigration. Her clients include multinationals and SMEs in the finance, media, IT, TV and film industries, tech start-ups, high profile celebrities, high net worth and private clients. Vanessa acts in a range of matters from sponsor licence, Tier 2 and Tier 1 (Investor) and (Entrepreneur) applications to family, European free movement and nationality matters. She particularly excels in handling complex cases involving human rights issues and challenging negative decisions.  Vanessa regularly trains and speaks on immigration matters and her writings on topical immigration issues have frequently been published. Vanessa is an active member of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association of which she was appointed a trustee in November 2015.





Member and trustee of Immigration Law Practitioners Association


Lancaster University 1992 LLB Hons; College of Law Chester 1993 Law Society Finals

London: Human resources


Within: Leading individuals

Vanessa Ganguin - Ganguin Samartin

Within: Immigration

Ganguin Samartin provides advice across UK and US immigration for individual clients and also services corporate clients across the entertainment, technology, luxury goods, finance, media and sports sectors. The firm also acts for investors and entrepreneurs seeking to invest and conduct business in the UK and US. Head of UK immigration Vanessa Ganguin handles a range of corporate, human rights and personal immigration mandates, acting for SMEs, large multinationals, high-net-worth individuals, high-profile individuals, tech firms and entrepreneurs. Paul Samartin regularly advises corporate clients and individuals in the entertainment industry; and heads the US immigration department. Associate solicitor Meghan Vozila is also a key name.

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