A significant consequence of Brexit is the changing position and rights of UK nationals who reside in the European Union. Our podcast series focuses on what British citizens living in the EU need to know now.
Benjamin Sookia speaks to immigration lawyers in several European countries to clarify the steps that UK nationals living in Europe should be taking in advance of Brexit, and to offer insight on plans that authorities have put in place for after the UK’s planned withdrawal from the EU on 31 October 2019.
Jesica Bianchi Stilman - profile
Jesica is an immigration attorney-at-law at Sagardoy Abogados, a leading immigration and employment law firm in Spain. Having graduated in law from the Universidad de Oviedo, and with a master’s in international law from ISDE (the Higher Institute of Law and Economics), Jesica specialises in Spanish immigration law, providing a full service to both corporate and private clients. She has been a member of the Bar since 2010 and previously worked in global mobility at the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce in New York.
Dieter Kohlfürst - profile
Dieter is the founding partner at German law firm Kohlfürst & Färber based near Munich. As a German business immigration lawyer he focuses on providing immigration solutions to individual and corporate clients. He specialises in business visas, German work permits, German residence permits, setting up companies, family visas and German citizenship, as well as aspects of employment and corporate law. He has been listed several times in Who’s Who Legal as a leading corporate immigration lawyer.
Costanza Petreni - profile
Costanza is a senior immigration consultant at Mazzeschi SRL, a leading immigration consultancy in Italy. With over 10 years’ experience in Italian immigration law, Costanza is responsible for handling large corporate accounts, advising on complex immigration matters and acting for individual investors and entrepreneurs. Costanza gained a degree in applied psychology at Durham University before specialising in immigration law and global mobility.
Camille Merveilleux - profile
Camille is a manager at Karl Waheed Avocats, a French firm of international mobility lawyers and consultants. She previously worked as a mobility expert at a French-Japanese company, having graduated with a master’s degree in English studies and international relationships from the Sorbonne. Her fields of expertise are immigration, EU mobility and French nationality law.
Bram van Melle - profile
Bram is a Partner at Everaert Advocaten Immigration Lawyers in Amsterdam specialising in corporate immigration and citizenship law. Bram provides strategic immigration planning to multinational companies doing business in the Netherlands. He works closely with clients to help them achieve and maintain compliance with immigration laws and regulations. Bram also advises and litigates in cases where the Social Affairs and Employment Inspectorate has fined employers for the illegal employment of foreign nationals or the breach of other obligations that apply to the employment of foreign nationals. He currently heads the employer sanctions department of the firm.