Expanding Your Business into the UK

Whether you are relocating your business to the UK or you are planning to set up a branch or subsidiary of a parent company here, an immigration application should not cause you any undue problems.

We regularly assist companies to relocate to the UK and have the necessary experience and expertise to ensure the UK start up proceeds as smoothly as possible. To begin with, you will be required to make an application which will allow you or your senior personnel to come to the UK to set up the new UK entity.

Our services include:

  • Providing you with expert assistance advising you on the procedure, the requirements and what it takes to make the application to the relevant overseas post
  • Making the necessary representations in support of your application to ensure you are able to begin the process of relocating your business to the UK
  • Providing additional support to help the start-up of the new entity once you are in the UK
  • Assisting with an application for a sponsor licence to transfer migrants from your overseas company to the UK
  • Assisting with the necessary Tier 2 applications to transfer or hire migrants to the UK entity

Through collaboration with other teams at Kingsley Napley, we are also able to advise in respect of:

  • Managing employees and recruitment
  • Finding and securing business premises
  • Dealing with investments, mergers & acquisitions and re-organisations
  • Contracting with suppliers and customers
  • Protecting your intellectual property rights
  • Resolving disputes

Recent example of work

  • Assisting a fast growth technology company to set up its UK operations, obtain a Sponsor Licence on an urgent basis and transfer key staff to the UK

WHAT IS SAID ABOUT US

"Always prompt and factual’" Kingsley Napley LLP provides "an excellent level of service"

Legal 500 UK

"Kingsley Napley leads the immigration outfits in the UK"

Who's Who Corporate Immigration

"..'The practice has gone from strength to strength.'the group is 'at the top of its game,' whilst clients are keen to highlight that the department is 'extremely informative and good at reporting policy changes'..." 

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession

"Interviewees agree that Kingsley Napley is home to a superb team of immigration lawyers"

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession

“absolutely superb” 

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession

“top of the tree, with admirable depth and breadth” 

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession

“genuinely ground-breaking work that requires this firm’s impressive brainpower” 

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession

"Kingsley Napley LLP has ‘enormous experience and great depth of practice'" 

Legal 500 UK

 

For more information about our immigration services please contact Nicolas Rollason at nrollason@kingsleynapley.co.uk or a member of the team.

"Always prompt and factual’" Kingsley Napley LLP provides "an excellent level of service"

Legal 500 UK

"Kingsley Napley leads the immigration outfits in the UK"

Who's Who Corporate Immigration

Business-focused practice with a great deal of experience in advising high net worth individuals. Regularly handles big project work and day-to-day issues, with a great deal of recent work on UKBA compliance.

Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the Legal Profession

...outstanding technical knowledge in UK immigration and free movement.

Legal 500 UK

They give their clients realistic advice - if there is no case to go to court, they will suggest another route; if there is a case, they'll fight it very hard.

Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the Legal Profession

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