About Us

Specialist Immigration & Employment Solicitors Since 1990

Established in 1990 as Magrath & Co, Magrath Sheldrick LLP has grown to become one of the UK’s pre-eminent niche business immigration and employment practices, with over 60 staff and seven partners based at prestigious central London headquarters in Newman Street. Personal relationships, expert legal skills and a very commercial approach has distinguished the firm as a legal brand of choice  for corporate immigration and employment law services.MeetingRoom

Partners are recognised as legal experts in their respective fields, and are regular contributors to press articles, books and technical publications, as well as speakers at legal and business events throughout the UK and internationally.


Specialist Legal Services

Magrath Sheldrick LLP is recognised as a major force in corporate immigration and was the first practice in the UK to also offer specialist US immigration law and global immigration law services to help businesses locate their personnel worldwide. Magrath Global (Singapore), servicing the Asia Pacific region and a network of global immigration specialists provide international reach and competency which is underpinned by one of the largest teams of expert corporate immigration lawyers operating in the UK today.

At a time when the UK immigration process seems to be in a constant state of flux, with requirements changing regularly,  Magrath Sheldrick LLP are  pivotal in helping businesses manage their business immigration requirements.

The firm’s employment practice acts for a wide range of major corporations, private companies and senior executives dealing with a host of compliance and strategic employment matters, employment disputes and HR advice. Our specialist employment lawyers work on a wide variety of matters and are regularly trusted by other law firms to deal with conflicted cases.

We understand the challenges businesses face operating in an increasingly regulated environment and we help businesses manage employment issues with confidence, in a fair and commercially balanced way.  We work with our clients to ensure appropriate and proportionate management policies are introduced and processes are implemented fairly with as little “red tape” as possible.  Where employment disputes cannot be resolved, we take a proactive approach to litigation.  Our specialist employment solicitors are skilled at negotiating  favourable settlement agreements and we have an excellent track record in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and High Court. 

Our results-focused employment solicitors assist senior executives, partners and directors with  disputes, contract negotiations and severance agreements.  Working with employees who have suffered discrimination at work our empathetic employment lawyers understand the personal cost that enforcing principles and fighting for equality can involve.  Every client is unique and our approach is tailored accordingly.

We also have specialist departments dealing with litigation and dispute resolution.

We have created a substantial practice which is dedicated to and focused on our  core specialisms.  Clients are attracted by a personal partner-led relationship and an integrated focus on their issues, be they business or personal.