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Lewis Silkin

Immigration: Business

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What the team is known for

High-quality team with a distinguished business immigration offering. Extensive experience advising international and domestic businesses from a variety of sectors including law, technology and retail. The department is particularly noted for its expertise advising prominent football clubs and their players on immigration matters. Regularly works with businesses on sponsor licence applications, compliance and audits. Also assists corporate clients with training.

Strengths

A source says: "They are absolutely great, we are very pleased with the work and service. We have a really good relationship with them."

"They are friendly and professional, and provide a top-class service at all times," says a client.

Work highlights

Successfully obtained an ILR application for a key employee of an international investment bank.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Osborne is frequently called upon by clients to handle Tier 2 visas and work permits for high-profile individuals, particularly in the sports arena. He often assists professional football players with their applications for leave to remain.
"Really outstanding, with expertise in sports immigration."

Naomi Hanrahan-Soar works with corporate clients on a full range of matters including sponsor licence applications and renewals. She is recognised for her ability to advise on issues at the intersection of employment and immigration law.
"Brilliant - Naomi is impeccable. She responds in a timely manner and is helpful beyond belief." "She is a very able and capable lawyer who knows her market well."

Supinder Sian advises leading corporates on their global mobility issues, including visa applications for permanent and temporary workers. He has niche expertise in the immigration issues faced by sports sector clients.
"Innovative technically and solution-oriented - very impressive." "Gives very pragmatic advice and is quick to respond."

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Immigration: Business

Lewis Silkin

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Location

5 Chancery Lane

Clifford's Inn

London

Greater London

UK

EC4A 1BL

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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


Andrew Osborne
Band 2
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar
Associates to watch
Supinder Sian
Band 4