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Laura Devine Immigration

Immigration: Business

4 ranked lawyersBand 1UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded for its business immigration advice to international businesses, SMEs and senior executives. Regularly advises clients looking to obtain sponsor licences, as well as assisting on compliance matters for those that already have a licence. Of particular note is the US immigration expertise on offer in cooperation with the firm's New York office. Noted for providing training and seminars for clients on the impact of Brexit and on the EU settlement scheme.

Strengths

"A boutique firm that provides a very good quality service," an interviewee reports.

A source says: "Everyone at Laura Devine is completely dependable."

The lawyers are "excellent and have good knowledge of the legal frameworks. They take a commercial approach to problems and work efficiently," says a client.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Laura Devine is a leading figure in the field of business immigration. She is dual-qualified in the UK and the USA and brings a depth of expertise in US-related immigration issues.
"Laura Devine has built a very successful practice." "Amazing - proactive and sensible, she is also great at problem solving and gives honest advice."

Natasha Chell handles corporate immigration issues, including Tier 2 applications and sponsor licences for clients spanning the insurance, financial services and legal sectors. Immigration audits and compliance are another noted area of focus.
"Super professional and provides really good advice - we are very pleased."


Nicolette Bostock works with clients across Tier 2 and Tier 5 sponsorship matters, as well as Tier 4 student visa applications. She is also notable for her advice on the EU Settlement Scheme.

Sophie Barrett-Brown has a strong practice spanning immigration and nationality law. Her work includes acting for overseas companies seeking to expand into the UK, as well as those undergoing major corporate restructures that may affect their sponsor licences.
"Sophie Barrett-Brown is very analytical, cool-headed and very technical. She is very impressive and gets to the crux of the problem quickly." "Really excellent in the field."

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Immigration: Business

Laura Devine Immigration

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Location

100 Cannon Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC4N 6EU

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK-wide

Immigration: Business


Laura Devine
Eminent Practitioners
Natasha Chell
Band 3
Nicolette Bostock
Star Associates
Sophie Barrett-Brown
Band 1