Our specialist immigration team provides business and personal immigration services to multi-national organisations, high net worth individuals and private clients across all industry sectors.  We have extensive and dedicated expertise in all UK business and personal immigration matters. 

We have specialist knowledge and expertise in UK immigration applications under the Points Based System (“PBS”), including:

           Tier 1 – Investors, Entrepreneurs and Exceptional Talent/Exceptional Promise;

           Tier 2 – Business and Commercial Sectors - Sponsor Licence Applications for employers; compliance and auditing services; advice on recruitment processes and the Resident Labour Market Test, together with applications for both General hires and Intra Company Transfers;

           Tier 5 – Creative and Sporting Sectors – Sponsor Licence Applications for employers, together with compliance and auditing services and applying to assign Certificates of Sponsorship;

           Tier 5 – Including Youth Mobility Scheme & Government Authorised Exchange visa applications and

           Tier 4 – Students – Advising on applications and the visa process.

Non PBS expertise includes advising on:

           Dependant Family Members – Spouses, Unmarried Partners and Civil Partners, together with over-aged dependants;

           Domestic Workers;

           Applications for EU nationals and their family members;

           Representatives of Overseas Businesses;

           UK Ancestry Visas; and

           Visitor Visas

We can also advise and assist on Permanent Residency applications, Naturalisation and Registration applications, together with British passport applications as well as discretionary applications outside of the Immigration Rules.

Tanya Goldfarb is the co-Chair of the New York Working Group of the Immigration Law Practitioners Association (“ILPA”); a member and past Executive Committee Member of ILPA; and a past Secretary of the Immigration Committee of the International Bar Association.  Tanya is also a Founding Member of the Steering Committee of the Great British Business Club, UKTI in New York, and a Board Member of the New York Peace Institute.