Global mobility services

They know the market very well and they have the right connections within businesses. From an immigration perspective, they're superb.

Business Immigration

Penningtons Manches Cooper offers a robust global mobility service that gives clients access to the very best immigration advice from our UK-based team, as well as our international network of Multilaw partners. The service is designed to meet our client's global needs and delivered with our firm’s distinctive hallmark of collaboration, innovation and attention to detail.

We are a member of Multilaw, a global network of top quality firms which offer full service legal advice. Multilaw firms are carefully selected and share a commitment to providing legal advice of the highest quality, in conjunction with a competitive approach to pricing. Our network extends throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Americas, including over 8,000 skilled lawyers working in 77 law firms in over 60 countries.

Our membership in the Multilaw network allows us to offer a seamless service for our clients seeking immigration advice and support across multiple jurisdictions. Our partners are qualified experts in local immigration law and procedure, which gives our clients access to on-the-ground, specialised advice. We offer a variety of service structures, ensuring that each client's specific needs are met in an efficient, scalable way.

As a leader in Multilaw's active community of immigration services providers, Penningtons Manches Cooper is actively engaged in information/knowledge sharing among our partners to ensure all our clients receive the benefit of our Multilaw member firm status. Our immigration team spearheads the network's immigration policy group and, as such, is in regular communication with our colleagues around the world.

We offer expert advice on:

  • global movement of assignees including access to local expertise on procedures, standards and timescales
  • development of bespoke global networks to be operated via a single point of contact or through local contacts
  • assistance with Schengen visas
  • prevention of illegal working/right to work compliance checks and best practice advice across all jurisdictions

Recent work highlights

Global immigration services network

Developing a global immigration services network for a client to cover 10 diverse jurisdictions in Europe, Asia and North America, including the development of a global fixed pricing structure and establishment of service standards.

Staff relocation to Russia

Assisting a major global brand which was setting up operations in Russia with moving individuals into Russia. This was all managed from our London office in liaison with Russian legal colleagues.

US immigration matters

Working with specialist advisers on US immigration matters (advising on the legal requirements of urgently relocating a team to the US for work on a short term project).

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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

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