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FSP welcomes immigration law specialist

We are delighted to announce the arrival of Imelda Reddington who joins us as a senior associate to lead our new immigration law practice.

Imelda has over 10 years’ experience working in the field of immigration, specialising in business immigration for clients with an international presence as well as advising high net worth individuals and business entrepreneurs on the opportunities to reside in the UK.

She advises organisations in the UK and overseas in relation to international staff mobility, whether it’s a short-term visit or a longer-term solution.  Imelda’s wealth of knowledge means she is able to guide employers through the myriad of UK immigration rules to ensure that employers’ staff enter and reside in the UK within the immigration rules.

Ian Machray, Head of Employment commented: “I am delighted to welcome Imelda.  Her pragmatic and responsive approach sits naturally with our existing culture and allows us to offer a full range of solutions all delivered with FSP service standards.”

Immigration Law – Services we provide for Businesses and Individuals:

Business – Employers
>Right to Work Compliance
>Civil penalties
>Sponsorship management
>Sponsor registration
>Recruitment of migrant workers
>Staff mobility for international organisations
>Business visits – overseas staff

Business – Individuals
>Entrepreneurs, start-up companies
>Investors
>Overseas businesses start up
>Tier 2/5 visa applications and family members

Individual – Permanent stay
>British Citizenship – registration/naturalisation
>British passport
>Settlement – Indefinite Leave to Remain
>European Nationals settlement

Individual – Temporary stay
>Family visits
>Family member visas – spouse/partner, fiancé, child
>Youth mobility holiday visas
>Student visas
>European Nationals registration

Experience

  • We recently successfully made representations to the Home Office to reinstate sponsors who had their sponsorship licences suspended.
  • We have also successfully conducted appeals through various channels, including the Immigration Tribunal, liaison with UKVI and Members of Parliament.
  • We regularly provide training to businesses on their obligation to undertake right to work checks.
  • We have also provided workshops for employees potentially affected by the UK’s exit from the European Union.

If you have any queries in relation to immigration law please contact Imelda Reddington on: 0118 951 6217 or imelda.reddington@fsp-law.com