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Victoria Welsh Solicitor Advocate

[email protected]020 7317 6721

My immigration clients are a range of multi-national corporates and SMEs

Victoria advises a range of multi-national corporates and SMEs within the tech, private equity, fund management, logistics, professional services, music, retail, hospitality, and healthcare sectors, as well as entrepreneurs, investors and private clients on all aspects of business and family immigration categories. This includes the Points Based System, family member and spouse applications, visitors, EEA nationals (including the recently introduced EU Settlement Scheme), Ancestry and Settlement applications, Indefinite Leave to Remain (including under the Long Residence Rules), British Citizenship (Naturalisation and Registration) and first British passport applications .

With over six years’ experience guiding corporate clients through the complexities of Tier 2 sponsorship, including preparing Sponsor Licence applications and renewals, proactively managing Sponsor Licences, acting as Level 1 User to clients’ SMS, reporting on migrant changes, and advising on the implications of mergers, acquisitions and restructuring on a Sponsor Licence, including joint ventures, TUPE transfers of sponsored migrants, and Home Office compliance audits, including conducting mock audits.

Having joined Magrath in 2012, Victoria completed her training with the firm in January 2019 having completed immigration, employment and litigation seats.

Victoria graduated with a First Class Honours Law Degree from the University of London in 2015 and achieved a distinction in her LPC with MSc in Law and Business at the University of Law (Bloomsbury) in 2017.

  • Team: UK Immigration
  • Based: London

Interest

  • Travelling
  • Music
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Sports

Notable experience

  • Advising overseas investors and entrepreneurs within the Tier 1 category with initial entry clearance applications, subsequent extension and Indefinite Leave to Remain applications through to British Citizenship.
  • Arranging Tier 5 (Government Authorised Exchange) Temporary Worker sponsorship and visas for internship and trainee schemes.
  • Assisting EU nationals and their family members through the route to Permanent Residence and British Citizenship, and more recently under the EU Settlement Scheme.
  • Advising on British Nationality and British Passport eligibility, including regularising errors on Naturalisation Certificates.