Immigration Solicitors in Essex and Suffolk


Our Immigration Solicitors in Essex and Suffolk offer a wealth of expertise to businesses wishing to employ foreign nationals, foreign businesses and entrepreneurs wishing to set up in the UK and to individuals and families wishing to live in the UK.


Lead Contacts

Sohan Sidhu

Sohan Sidhu

Partner & Head of Immigration

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Graeme Kirk

Graeme Kirk

Senior Counsel

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Highly experienced Tier 1 Immigration Legal Advice

We offer a comprehensive services to many different types of businesses, both in the UK and internationally. Wherever you are based in the world, we can help. Our team is highly experienced in providing advice tailored to your unique circumstances and we regularly handle the most complex of cases. We also provide a full range of immigration services to private clients (excluding asylum and refugee cases).

No matter the situation you find yourself in, we’ll provide an unmatched service. We regularly advise members of the United States Air Force (USAF), members of the Civilian Componency and US Government Contractors on UK immigration law issues including American nationals who are seeking to reside in the UK.

The team is recognised in both the Legal 500 and Chambers Legal Directories as one of the leading firms of Solicitors advising on UK immigration law. Both Sohan and Graeme are listed in the Who’s Who Legal, which recognises leading international solicitors in their specialist fields. They are the only East Anglian solicitors to be recognised for the specialism of Corporate Immigration Law.

Naturally, you may be concerned about a language barrier when enquiring. Rest assured, our team has the experience and background to offer conversation in a number of languages including Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.

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More about our world-renowned Immigration Solicitors in Essex

Sohan Sidhu has immigration law for more than 20 years. His career has seen him gain considerable experience in this area of law, with a particular expertise in advising businesses who are seeking to employ key staff, including assisting with sponsor licence applications and advising employers on compliance-related matters. Sohan also regularly advises on European applications and Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) extension applications and Tier 1 (Investor) visas, British citizenship applications and on British nationality issues. Recent examples of Sohan’s work include representing a global company in its sponsor licence application and helping with the transfer of global staff to its UK division, successfully challenging the suspension of the sponsor licence of a leading racehorse trainer and successfully challenging a six-figure civil penalty imposed upon a large business for allegedly employing illegal migrant workers. In addition to this, Sohan represents clients before immigration tribunals as well as providing training and seminars on immigration. Listed in the Who’s Who Legal 2021, Sohan is also fluent in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.

Having joined Gross & Co. in 2017 before its merger with Ellisons, Meenal Goyal was later promoted to Associate Solicitor in Ellisons’ immigration team in May 2021. Ellisons’ experienced immigration team provides advice on all aspects of UK immigration for individuals, families and business clients, with Meenal helping to advise businesses who are seeking to employ key staff, with particular expertise in assisting with sponsor licence applications and advising employers on compliance-related matters. Meenal’s other specific areas of specialism include international immigration, immigration advice for USAF personnel, permanent residence, personal immigration advice and business immigration advice. Fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu, Meenal also advises on European applications and Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) and Tier 1 (Investor) visas, British citizenship applications and on British nationality issues.



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