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Immigration and employment law

We provide legal advice on all UK immigration law issues to large businesses and SMEs, as well as clients across health, education and broader government sectors across the UK.

Our employment and immigration lawyers support your organisation by providing clear, practical and tailored solutions on all UK inbound immigration law matters.

Our immigration lawyers advise corporate and public clients on all areas of recruiting and retaining workers from outside of the UK, offering solutions to workforce planning issues and seamless added-value advice on connected HR matters. We also advise on other jurisdictions through our network of carefully selected overseas lawyers.

What we do

We provide a comprehensive range of immigration law services including:

  • Sponsor Licence applications – support with applications, renewals and assisting with compliance obligations organisation have as a licence holder (including revocations and suspensions)
  • Workforce planning advice around recruiting and retaining workers from outside of the UK - including how to recruit a non-UK national, as well as the identity documents and right to work check requirements for the prevention of illegal working.
  • Specialist employment and immigration lawyers - providing seamless added-value advice on connected HR matters, such as the termination of illegal workers, document checking and recruitment.
  • Price transparency - cost certainty via our competitive fixed price Immigration Checker, one-stop Licence to Sponsor and visa application products
  • Support with in-country & overseas visa applications under the Points Based System as well as other immigration categories such as skilled workers, intra-company transfers, entrepreneurs, investors, students, sole representatives, charity workers, sportspersons, exceptional talent and youth mobility
  • Training of internal staff responsible for compliance with immigration rules and regulations
  • Review HR systems and recordkeeping to support with UKVI audits
  • Support with the Government’s prevention of illegal working requirements
  • Advice and support with settlement and British citizenship
  • Advising on other jurisdictions via our network of carefully selected overseas lawyers.

Why choose Browne Jacobson immigration lawyers?

We offer immigration law services to corporate and public organisations, providing competitively priced products to help navigate the immigration rules and regulations.

For more information about how we can help, please contact our team below.

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Focus on...


The new point-based system: a complex and costly system in need of simplification

The immigration control tools now being used by the UK government which combine high costs, complex application system, salary threshold and exclusion of low skilled worker are having a significant detrimental effect on the business ability of UK based companies to employ EEA staff in the UK.



All change? Nationality & Borders Bill

Whilst the Bill still has to clear the House of Lords, there is a great concern over the impact of the Bill.


Legal updates

Covid: All countries to be removed from UK's travel red list

From 4am on Monday 1 November 2021, the remaining countries on the UK’s red list were removed in line with public health advice.


Legal updates

Autumn Budget: 2021 Key Immigration Reforms

In May 2021, the Home Office published a policy paper which stated that in Spring 2022, ‘there will be a new unsponsored points-based route to attract the brightest and best to the UK, with a particular emphasis on the very high skilled and academically elite.'


What our clients say....

Browne Jacobson always provides clear, practical and business focussed advice. I have no hesitation in recommending them not only as immigration specialists, but also for all areas of employment and HR issues

Wendy Shah, HR Manager, Summers Morgan

Browne Jacobson have supported our business through a number of difficult sponsorships and throughout this process their approach to client relationship management has been excellent. Without fail, they have provided a prompt and professional service and I am always confident in the advice that is provided to us as a business.

Aurum Holdings Ltd

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