They know the market very well and they have the right connections within businesses. From an immigration perspective, they're superb.
The Penningtons Manches Cooper immigration team is widely regarded as a solid, supportive bridge between businesses and the Home Office providing sound advice and cutting-edge solutions to UK businesses.
The business immigration team's main focus is to assist UK businesses to recruit appropriately skilled workers from outside the European Economic Areas (EEA) and to ensure that they comply with immigration rules and guidance. We have particular expertise of sponsorship licence applications for Tier 2 and Tier 5 visas for businesses to recruit non-EEA skilled workers.
Penningtons Manches Cooper immigration team is widely regarded as a collaborative friendly team that delivers innovative solutions and guidance to its clients. We take time to understand our clients’ business and employment needs and provide them with clear and concise advice to reflect the commercial needs of their business.
Whether it be advising on Tier 2 general, intra company transfers, minister of religion and sportsperson routes or Tier 5 temporary workers routes - which includes Government- authorised exchange, creative and sporting, religious workers and charity workers - our business clients value us for our rapid response, high level of personal attention, proactive approach and can do attitude.
Members of the team represent businesses on the Home Office’s operational forum and also provide external training to HR professionals. Through our audit, compliance and due diligence services we assist businesses to manage their immigration needs effectively and to comply with Home Office requirements.
Our team works closely with Penningtons Manches Cooper’s corporate, commercial, dispute resolution and employment practice groups across a range of industry sectors – particularly technology, retail, finance, sports and entertainment to provide a complete service to help your business thrive and grow.
Negotiating with the Home Office for the reinstatement of a sponsor licence for a global charity, enabling its senior staff members to continue their charity work around the world.
Working with our corporate team to develop an immigration Tier 5 scheme for a premier trade organisation.
Successfully liaising with the Home Office and persuading officials to grant a sponsor licence within two days with minimal disruption to the business.