Mishcon de Reya LLP

Neil Shanghavi

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Neil is a Managing Associate in Mishcon Private, specialising in business immigration law. Neil advises both employers and employees on all

aspects of business immigration including Tier 2 sponsor licence applications, Tier 2 and Tier 5 visa applications, sole representative visas, TUPE,

Share Sales and M&A deals. He also has strong focus on guiding employers through the raft of sponsorship general compliance issues and Home

Office audits. Neil has particular expertise working within the financial services sector, having represented leading US investment banks. Being very

'deal focused', Neil is closely engaged with clients and colleagues on corporate transactions (acquisitions or divestures) relating to change of

ownership, global restructurings, change of employment, taxation issues and their impact upon sponsored employees working in the UK. Neil has

an established understanding of working with clients in the Asian markets, having spent two years working across China, Nepal and India advising

on private and corporate UK immigration matters. As part of a public campaign led by Joanna Lumley, Neil spent several years advocating the

rights to reside in the UK for current and former Gurkha members of the British military.