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Skilled Worker Visa

If you are a UK business looking to sponsor a skilled worker under the points-based immigration system, or you are a skilled worker visa applicant looking to join a business in the UK, the business immigration lawyers at IMD Solicitors can guide you through the skilled worker visa application process.

Get in touch to see how we can help your business.

Skilled worker visa services for UK employers

If you are a UK employer, then whatever your size or sector, we can help and support you with your overseas recruitments needs by:

  • applying for and managing your sponsor licence
  • advising on the skilled worker visa recruitment process, including the genuine vacancy test, skills and minimum salary threshold eligibility criteria skilled worker visa applicants, including new entrants and applicants for vacancies on the shortage occupation list
  • allocation of standardised occupational classification (SOC) codes and certificates of sponsorship
  • associated legal advice on employment contracts and compliance with sponsor licence reporting and recording duties and right to work checks

Skilled worker visa services for employees

If you are looking to move to the UK on a skilled worker visa our business immigration solicitors can help with:

  • your skilled worker visa application and any dependant visa applications
  • alternatives to the skilled worker visa, such as the graduate visa
  • switching visa to a new sponsoring employer or into a new visa route
  • advice on your best route to settlement in the UK

Our business immigration solicitors provide clear immigration law advice for both employers and employees so you can secure your new overseas hire or obtain your skilled worker visa as quickly and as smoothly as possible.

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Why come to us?

As a full-service law firm, our business immigration solicitors 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 Solicitors have offices in London, Birmingham and Manchester, and in a number of European cities, with a plethora of trusted partners throughout Europe. We resolve UK and EU based disputes, corporate transactions and commercial law matters that are governed by UK or EU law.


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