"handles personal and business immigration matters and is experienced in advising high-net-worth individuals."
Legal 500 2019
Gillian is a Legal Counsel (FCILEx) with specialist knowledge and expertise gained over a period of 22 years within the legal profession. She has in-depth knowledge of the UK immigration regulatory framework and advises a broad range of international businesses and individuals on immigration issues and compliance-related matters.
Gillian’s remit includes global immigration projects and providing assistance on immigration issues associated with complex corporate restructures. She has the relevant technical know-how to provide senior executives from the global business community with solutions to seemingly intractable immigration problems.
Her high profile client base covers multinational corporations, including FTSE 100 listed companies, particularly in the financial and professional services sectors. She advises high net worth individuals on UK visa and immigration issues.
Gillian has delivered training courses on behalf of ILPA and regularly carries out training sessions for HR and legal professionals. She also participates in quarterly meetings with senior representatives from the Home Office where important regulatory matters are covered. Gillian’s specialism has been particularly valued following the outcome of the UK referendum on membership of the European Union.
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What clients have said
Gillian was very responsive, attentive, had excellent attention to detail and made the whole process very calm and smooth. I had total confidence in her and the process."
My visa application process was made a lot easier thanks to Gillian."
very organised... 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