Shahjahan Ali - DAC Beachcroft
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Shahjahan Ali's Expertise

 

Shahjahan Ali

Shahjahan specialises in UK immigration law, advising businesses and individuals on a wide range of immigration matters. He has over 13 years’ experience advising clients across a range of sectors including financial services, health and social care, insurance, fashion, sport, energy, digital technology and education.

In 2022, Legal500 ranked Shahjahan as a leading immigration lawyer. His other accolades include:

  • Expert on LexisNexis panel on immigration law
  • Author for Westlaw UK Insight
  • Chair of London First’s Immigration Working Group
  • Immigration trainer for MBL Seminars

Immigration advice for businesses

From the point of obtaining a sponsorship licence, to obtaining work visas for employees and carrying out right to work checks, Shahjahan provides comprehensive business immigration support for employers. This includes:

  • Advising on managing a sponsorship licence;
  • Acting as a Level 1 user and representative on the SMS;
  • Assisting with annual CoS allocation;
  • Requesting increases to CoS allocations;
  • Reporting changes to UKVI;
  • Assigning CoS;
  • Submitting licence renewals;
  • Advising on ad hoc immigration matters;
  • Sourcing immigration advice for travel to other countries;
  • Advising on right to work checks; and
  • Carrying out immigration audits.

Immigration advice for individuals

Shahjahan also provides end to end support for individuals helping them to navigate the immigration system successfully and quickly. This includes assistance:

  • Global Talent visa
  • Innovator visa
  • Start-up visa
  • Representatives of an Overseas Business visa
  • Global Business Mobility visa;
  • High Potential Individual visa;
  • Scale-up visa;
  • Partner visa;
  • Dependant visa;
  • Skilled Worker visa;
  • Indefinite Leave to Remain; and
  • British citizenship.

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