Immigration expert strengthens Blake Morgan team

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A lawyer with extensive experience in immigration law for businesses has joined the team at leading law firm Blake Morgan.

Lisa Parsons joins as a Senior Associate, and will be heading Blake Morgan’s Immigration offering at the firm’s London office.

Lisa spent 15 years at RadcliffesLeBrasseur, covering a broad range of business immigration and commercial litigation work, and has spent the past three years at Cavendish Legal Group.

She will be working closely with Oliver Weiss, Senior Associate, who advises both employers and employees in connection with various contentious and non-contentious employment issues.

It comes as Blake Morgan has strengthened its teams as part of an ongoing recruitment drive, with appointments made in its London-based built environment, commercial litigation, private law, residential property and real estate practices as well as in the wider firm’s offices on the South Coast, Thames Valley and in Cardiff.

Mike Wilson, Managing Partner at Blake Morgan, said: “Our immigration team continues to go from strength to strength with the appointment of Lisa Parsons.

“Lisa has a huge amount of experience, legal acumen and knowledge and we are delighted to welcome her to Blake Morgan.

“We are highly regarded within the industry for our expertise in immigration law for both businesses and individuals and Lisa’s appointment further reinforces our reputation in this area.”

Blake Morgan provides expert legal advice to companies on commercial business immigration as well as to individuals in relation to family based applications, settlement and naturalisation.

The team has particular expertise in a number of areas, including: sponsor licence applications, variations, suspensions and renewals; the points based system; 'discretionary' and human rights based applications and Home Office compliance visits and enforcement.

For more information on the team’s expertise click here.