Immigration Update: Government announces immigration fees increase with effect from 6 April 2017
Ilda de Sousa
Legal 500 2019
Gillian joined Kingsley Napley in 2008 and is now Legal Counsel (FCILEx). She has many years of experience in advising international corporations regarding UK immigration, as well as co-ordinating and managing global immigration projects.
Gillian is considered an authority on corporate Compliance and has represented clients at UK Visas and Immigration meetings on the Points Based System. She has arranged and participated in seminars and workshops for clients and presented on immigration law at UK Universities. Prior to joining the firm, Gillian worked for Clifford Chance and two of the Big Four Accountancy firms.
Gillian is seen as dependable and tenacious and provides practical, but sensible solutions for clients. She is considered a “go to person” for unusual and difficult technical queries and considered a “safe pair of hands”. She has represented a wide range of clients including the oil and gas industry, the financial services sector and the nursing profession, as well as private individuals. She is described by one client as “ ….. very knowledgeable, very thorough and very responsive.”
"Gillian was very responsive, attentive, excellent attention to detail and made the whole process very calm and smooth. Had total confidence in her and the process."
"My visa application process was made a lot easier thanks to Gillian"
"very organized... I felt prepared upon entering the UK"
"Gillian Brownlee was great at clearly answering my questions and staying on top of every aspect of my visa application."
Legal Counsel (FCILEx)
Legal 500 UK, 2017
Proactive and very professional."
Legal 500 UK, 2016
Effective and consistent communicator."
Legal 500 UK, 2015
Gillian was very knowledgeable, very thorough and very responsive.”
Client, Tier 2 sponsored migrant
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