We have a specialist team of qualified solicitors who can advise you on all aspects of UK immigration law.
We frequently assist with general immigration matters such as Sponsor Licence applications, preparing for a compliance visit from UK Visas and Immigration, ongoing compliance with your sponsorship duties and forming partnerships with other education providers.
Immigration law is forever changing and you need to ensure that you are up to date with the rules and regulations in order to meet the numerous requirements with which you need to comply.
We can advise you on the requirements for immigration matters which affect students, including Tier 4 sponsorship and checking whether students from outside the EEA who you are not sponsoring have the right to study in the UK. We can also advise on immigration issues affecting members of staff, including Tier 2 and Tier 5 sponsorship, and advice for EEA national employees on the proactive steps they can take in advance of the UK's exit from the EU.
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We can provide comprehensive and bespoke immigration law training to ensure that colleges are fully aware of the sponsorship obligations and are up to date with any changes to the Immigration Rules which will impact on the sector.
We offer our further education clients an immigration audit service where we review your procedures and processes to ensure you are compliant and ready for a visit from the UKVI's compliance teams.
We know only too well how easy it is for sponsors to get into difficulty complying with their Tier 4 sponsor duties and we have a wealth of experience in advising clients on how to proactively manage those duties so that problems do not arise. For those sponsors who are already having problems we are happy to assist and discuss your options with you.
Client service is excellent both in terms of the quality of legal advice and responsiveness to enquiries. Matters are dealt with promptly and we have felt genuinely looked after. They are very communicative and flexible.