Partner – Immigration and Global Mobility
Samar practices immigration law so businesses can access talent and individuals can live and work where they want to. Samar’s many years of experience include responsibility for immigration knowledge for an international firm in the City. Her expertise in this notoriously complex and changing field is therefore detailed and practical.
Samar assists companies in setting up in the UK and with sponsoring skilled workers. She has a strong track record of helping companies ensure compliance with sponsorship and right to work requirements.
Samar is a thought leader who engages with policy makers and stakeholders on immigration issues. She regularly speaks and writes on immigration and future of work topics and is an expert trainer.
Now that the RLMT is not required
Sponsors of Skilled Workers were dancing in the streets when the requirement to advertise roles was abolished. Now that the...News | Video | Posted: 9 Dec 2021
Samar Shams’ article on labour shortages featured in International Employment Lawyer
Businesses across many sectors are suffering from a shortage of workers, due to Brexit, Covid-19 and other factors. Spencer...Press | Posted: 2 Dec 2021
Overview of the process of applying for a sponsor licence
If your organisation is having trouble filling a vacancy, consider sponsoring a non-UK national to work. In this video,...News | Video | Posted: 11 Nov 2021
“Samar is a really pro-active and skilled advisor. She helped us in immigration matters better than anyone else. I warmly recommend Samar in all immigration processes. She’s a real key contact and she’s the right person to help a new company who would like to setup operations in London or in the UK.”
“Samar made the application process as smooth and painless as I could have wished for. That my application succeeded in record time is no doubt thanks to her excellent offices. I recommend her in the strongest terms.”
“Samar is so approachable, obviously very knowledgeable and very kind.”
“great trainer” “excellent presenter” “very informative and easy to understand”
- England & Wales
business immigration, sponsorship of skilled workers, immigration compliance, EU nationals, entrepreneur and investor routes, spousal applications, settlement and citizenship, global mobility, immigration training, GDPR in relation to immigration
- Lewis Silkin