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Business Immigration

Our specialist business immigration lawyers provide strategic advice to UK and European businesses and individual entrepreneurs to help them meet their global mobility requirements.

Suppose you are thinking of setting up a base or subsidiary company in the UK or Europe, or you need to recruit specialist overseas staff. In that case, our business immigration specialists are experts in global mobility and can help. We act for businesses and organisations of all sizes, from SMEs and start-ups to large multinational organisations across various sectors. We can even assist in transferring staff if your business already operates transactionally.

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Business immigration services for entrepreneurs, UK and European companies

Our business immigration solicitors can advise you on the following aspects of UK business immigration:

  • Business visitor visa
  • Dependant visa applications
  • Global business mobility visas and senior or specialist worker visa route for transferring overseas employees to the UK
  • Global mobility strategy and hiring overseas workers to work in the UK
  • Global talent visas
  • Reviewing business plans for start-up visas and innovator visas and the potential for endorsement by an approved endorsing body
  • Right to work legislation advice
  • Skilled worker visa applications
  • Start-up visa for EU and non-EEA national entrepreneurs looking to move to the UK
  • UK innovator visa for more experienced EU and non-EEA national entrepreneurs planning a move to the UK to set up a business
  • Visa sponsorship, including;
  • overseas workers on the UK points-based immigration system
  • licence applications
  • licence audits
  • licence management
  • licence suspension and revocation
  • certificate of sponsorship allocation advice


We also advise UK companies on the post-Brexit business immigration implications of setting up a new business or a branch of an existing business in Europe and the transfer of UK employees to work in Europe.

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Why come to us?

As a full-service law firm, our business immigration lawyers work with our corporate and employment lawyers on all aspects of global mobility. Our focus is to ensure your company has the comprehensive legal advice to tackle the next expansion, merger, recruitment or staff transfer plans.

Business immigration law can impact your company and its goals, and we understand how complex it can get. But working as an integrated team at IMD, our merger and acquisition solicitors can call upon our business immigration solicitors for expert advice providing you with a comprehensive service.

IMD Corporate have offices in London, Birmingham and Manchester, and Europe. As our client, you will also have access to our many trusted partners throughout Europe. On top of this, we typically work to fixed fees to ensure you receive the best comprehensive package to fit your business needs across the UK and Europe.


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