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Business immigration

In an increasingly international business world, many organisations need and expect to bring foreign staff to the UK.

At the same time, Government policy has, after many years of liberalisation, shifted to one based on limits, quotas and compliance. Fox Williams’ dedicated business immigration unit, located in our Employment Department, responds to this need by advising employers and business people on the often complex issues which arise.

We offer our clients the expert help they need in assessing and, where possible securing the necessary permissions through a combination of technical expertise and practical experience of dealing with the relevant UK Government department in the UK and abroad. Dealing with immigration applications and compliance can be time consuming, frustrating and confusing for the uninitiated. There are also some very nasty pitfalls. We aim to simplify the process for clients and to ensure that applications are handled as expeditiously as possible, whilst counselling a compliant and realistic approach.

Our regular clients include multi-national employers in the technology, financial services and professional services sectors.


Recent news, articles and deals:

Brexit and the end of transition: the new immigration systemmore
Quarantine: what about the exemptions?more
Coronavirus - how are those who are subject to immigration control affected?more
Arriving in the UK - new quarantine rules finalisedmore
Immigration update - imposition of quarantine rulesmore
Important Home Office update for sponsorship - good news for those changing employermore
Covid-19 update for landlords: right to rent checks can now be done remotelymore
Adjustments to the UK immigration system during the Covid-19 pandemicmore
Immigration and Brexit: 11 questions to askmore
Shortage Occupation List expanded – good news for tech companiesmore
Immigration and Brexit: 10 questions to askmore
Brexit and the changing immigration landscape for EU and non-EU nationals – what should you do now?more
Immigration: What do you need to think about in the event of a no-deal Brexit?more
Implications on UK immigration following the rejection of the Withdrawal Agreementmore
Register for our Immigration Webinar, 14 February 2019more
Brief summary of post-Brexit immigration changesmore
Hiring EEA and non-EEA employees in a post Brexit worldmore
Brexit and your EU national employees: what should you and they consider now?more
Brexit Survival Guidemore
Changes to right to rentmore
Focus on residence and nationality post Brexit - what happens now and what to think aboutmore
Fox Williams strengthens Immigration practice with new Partner hiremore
Immigration chaos reaches Olympic proportions more
Immigration updatemore



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Sacha Schoenfeld
Partner
Direct dial: +44 (0)7515 991 833
sschoenfeld@foxwilliams.com


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