DavidsonMorris Immigration Solicitors

DavidsonMorris Immigration Solicitors

DavidsonMorris specialises in business immigration. We assist companies with PBS Licences, compliance, visa applications and general advice regarding all aspects of UK immigration law.

Address: 20 Station Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB1 2JD
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.davidsonmorris.com
Membership type:Corporate 6-20 (£250+VAT pa)

DavidsonMorris is a modern legal services provider that specialises in providing high quality immigration legal advice to both businesses and individuals.

The companies we work with range from start ups to Global 500 firms. We were established in 2005 and have offices in London, Cambridge and Aberdeen. Our team of 17 are ex-Home Office, Solicitors and HR professionals and our founder Anne Morris has worked exclusively in the field of immigration for 25 years.

We address the specific objectives of each client through our leading immigration knowledge and technical expertise and we provide a personalised experience founded on our strong team ethic.

We are based in the City of London, Cambridge and Aberdeen with a team of 17 specialists including solicitors, former Home Office employees and legal support.

We also have several multi-disciplinary teams concentrating on a variety of industry sectors, including oil & gas, education, healthcare, financial services and sport. In these areas, we’re acknowledged for our unparalleled market insight.

Through our immigration consultancy and managed migration services we help organisations:

  • Meet their immigration compliance and right to work obligations
  • Achieve strategic aims and objectives by improving their global reach and securing the required quantity and quality of human resources
  • Fulfil their resource and expansion strategies and help build technical and professional capability in key geographical areas; and
  • Improve internal immigration support functions through learning and professional development programmes to ensure the long-term retention of high-calibre human resource

New entrepreneur visas open to boost UK economy

The UK Home Office has confirmed existing entrepreneur visas are to close and be replaced with new Start Up and Innovator Visas, in a bid to attract ambitious business owners with viable business ideas.

25 March 2019Read in full

New year, new immigration rules

Changes to the Immigration Rules have gone live that are set to impact entrepreneurs, investors and start ups.

16 January 2019Read in full

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Post-Study visa options for international tech graduates

Tier 4 visa holders have to apply to extend their stay if they wish to remain in the UK after their undergraduate course has finished.

21 November 2018Read in full

Employers warned of changes ahead to UK immigration rules

The UK Government has announced plans to overhaul the immigration system, affecting how employers recruit, onboard and employ non-UK resident workers, as immigration solicitor Anne Morris explains.

25 October 2018Read in full

How to avoid employing illegal workers

If your business is found to be employing illegal immigrants, you face significant civil and potentially criminal sanctions. What steps can you take to avoid falling foul of the law?

11 July 2018Read in full

When to appeal a civil penalty for illegal working

In the last quarter of 2017 alone, the Home Office issued over £11.5million in civil penalty fines to UK businesses for illegal working. But, as immigration expert Anne Morris explains, the Home Office doesn’t always get it right - so it’s worth business owners looking at their options to appeal the fine.

15 June 2018Read in full

Government announces new UK Start Up Visa

Earlier this week, Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced government plans to launch a new UK Start Up Visa in Spring 2019, to help boost the UK tech sector.

14 June 2018Read in full

How much does it cost to hire tech talent from overseas?

Shortages of highly-skilled UK digital and tech talent is resulting in more and more local tech companies looking overseas to meet their specialist recruitment needs.

26 March 2018Read in full

Home Office site visit - DavidsonMorris

How to handle a visit from the Home Office

For sponsor licence holders - and their HR teams in particular - Home Office scrutiny is an ongoing concern. DavidsonMorris Immigration Solicitors offers some helpful advice.

28 February 2018Read in full

Who in your organisation is responsible for immigration compliance?

For sponsor licence holders, failure to meet your immigration duties will have an organisation-wide impact - fines, bad press, and potential limits on future overseas recruitment permissions. Who then in your organisation is ensuring your organisation toes the Home Office line?

13 October 2017Read in full

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Webinar - Why your employees are being stopped by HM Immigration

26 Mar 2019Online

In this webinar we will cover the checklist you should consult to determine whether the activities in the UK are covered within the Business Visit rules plus many other questions.

Webinar-Right to Work Checks and Prevention of Illegal Working Legislation

2 Apr 2019Online

If your organisation breaches this legislation, you will be fined and your PBS licence could be suspended.This webinar covers the documents you should be completing to comply.

BREXIT & Immigration Employment Issues Seminar

9 Apr 2019Rowley Mile Conference Centre, Newmarket

BackupHR and DavidsonMorris Solicitors are joining forces to discuss the impact of Brexit on your ability to retain and recruit EU nationals, as well as looking at the wider immigration landscape for employing non-UK nationals.

Webinar - Home Office site visit

16 Apr 2019Online

The number of unannounced site visits are on the increase. The Home Office receive hundreds of calls from disgruntled employees and/or if you hold a PBS Licence you must expect a visit at some point during the validity of your licence.

Webinar - Extensions & Indefinite Leave to Remain applications for Tier 2 employees

2 May 2019Online

Many organisations simply issue a new COS and expect an employee to sort out the extension or their application for indefinite leave to remain. The number of applications which are refused, is high and in this webinar we will be promoting that you actively assist your employees.

Webinar - Civil Penalties

14 May 2019Online

The Home Office have issued hundreds of penalties to companies. The fine per breach can be upto £20,000. From experience, many of the alleged breaches turn out to be in-correct and we have successfully challenged the fines.

Webinar - Immigration Q&A

4 Jun 2019Online

This webinar is our final one in this series and we’re having a general Q&A session. Feel free to send us your questions in advance or dial into the live session and quiz our experts.