Charlie is a senior counsel in the Employment, Pensions & Mobility group specialising in immigration work for businesses, entrepreneurs and private clients and their families. On the corporate side, Charlie assists international and UK businesses, but with a particular focus on working with North American corporations and other overseas companies expanding in to the UK, ensuring that their key talent can come to the UK to help set up and grow the business.
Charlie advises on all types of work visas and business-related visas, including sponsor licence applications and employer compliance issues. Charlie is also a specialist in advising on specific visas for individual entrepreneurs and private clients investing into the UK. As an experienced employment lawyer, Charlie also has expertise in handling the increasing overlap between employment and immigration work, for example in relation to employment documentation (including international assignment arrangements), the impact of M&A transactions and business transfers on migrant staff, and advising on preventing illegal working.
|Senior Counsel, Taylor Wessing
|2001 - 2011
|Associate, Taylor Wessing
|Trainee, Taylor Wessing
|Admitted as a lawyer, England & Wales
|Law degree, King's College London
|Immigration Law Practitioners' Association
Employment Lawyers Association
International Bar Association
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