Lisa Parsons

Senior Associate and Head of Immigration Team
Contact details

020 7405 2000

Lisa is Head of the Immigration Team and a Senior Associate in the firm.

Main areas of practice

Lisa has over 20 years’ experience as an immigration specialist with a particular focus on business immigration.

Lisa has extensive experience in many different types of immigration applications, both for businesses and individuals. She advises in relation to skilled worker visas, Global Business Mobility visas, business and general visitor visas as well as those for family settlement, UK Ancestry and British nationality applications. She also advises Higher Education Institutions who sponsor international students.

Significant experience

She has a significant business immigration practice and regularly advises clients on sponsor licences for UK businesses, compliance and right to work issues, as well as substantive applications for sponsored migrants and their dependents. She has also provided strategic advice to corporate clients in respect of global mobility policies.

She provides training sessions for corporate clients on maintaining their sponsor licence, the duties and responsibilities of Authorising Officers and using the Home Office sponsorship management system, as well as undertaking compliance audits for clients.

Clients

Lisa advises a range of companies and businesses in many different sectors. She also advises high net worth individuals, as well as Higher Education Institutions.

Expertise

Contact details

020 7405 2000

Memberships
  • Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association

Insights by Lisa


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20 April - Lisa Parsons

The Government published the Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules on 14 March 2024. It is clearly looking to reduce net migration and the changes are likely to have...

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20 December - Lisa Parsons

Businesses sponsoring lower-paid skilled workers need to take note of the of the skilled worker visa changes. On 4 December 2023, the Home Secretary unveiled a number of significant changes...

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17 August - Lisa Parsons

The Government has announced that fines are to be more than tripled for employers and landlords who allow illegal migrants to work for them or rent their properties. It is...

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