Business Immigration

Our specialist business immigration solicitors 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 solicitors 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 transnationally.

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

Business immigration services for UK companies

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

  • global mobility strategy and hiring overseas workers to work in the UK
  • skilled worker visa applications
  • global business mobility visas and senior or specialist worker visa route for transferring overseas employees to the UK
  • dependant visa applications
  • business visa
  • right to work legislation advice
  • 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

Brexit

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.

Business immigration services for European companies and entrepreneurs

Our business immigration solicitors advise European companies and individual entrepreneurs on the following aspects of UK business immigration:

  • expansion worker visa for European companies looking to send a representative to the UK set up a base or subsidiary company in the UK
  • start-up visas for EU and non-EEA national entrepreneurs looking to move to the UK
  • innovator visas for more experienced EU and non-EEA national entrepreneurs planning a move to the UK to set up a business
  • reviewing business plans for start-up visas and innovator visas and the potential for endorsement by an approved endorsing body
  • high potential individual visas
  • global talent visas
  • free movement within EU countries
  • business immigration within Europe, including UK companies setting up bases in the EU post Brexit

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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 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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