Sarah is an Associate in the Farrer & Co Immigration team, with particular focus on business immigration. Sarah’s passion and drive are reflected in the service she provides to her clients. With over 9 years’ experience working in the legal field, Sarah understands the importance of a tailored and collaborative approach when dealing with clients and intermediaries, in order to achieve the best results and suit client specific needs.
Sarah graduated with a law degree in 2012 and soon after secured a role at a top criminal law firm, working on high-profile cases. Wanting to obtain broad experience, Sarah moved to work directly for a Direct Access Barrister specialising in family, employment and general civil litigation, before moving into the field of immigration in 2015. Sarah qualified as a Solicitor in Autumn 2020 and now specialises in corporate and private client immigration law. Sarah’s unique and varied background and experience are reflected in her holistic approach.
Sarah has particular expertise working with organisations, including charities, sole traders, entrepreneurs, start-ups, small and mid-size businesses and global companies, helping them navigate the complexities of staff mobility and relocation into the UK. Sarah also regularly works with employees, senior executives and their family members to assist them with transitioning to the UK, making what is often a stressful and daunting process as seamless as possible. This aspect of Sarah’s work varies from advice concerning Sponsor Licence applications, which allow companies to hire talent and workers from outside the UK, to assistance with the various applications that follow, to include Skilled Worker, Intra-Company Transfer and Creative worker visas, ongoing advice to employers regarding their duties and responsibilities and Sponsor Licence renewals. Sarah’s advice is strategic, anticipating future scenarios and planning accordingly.
Sarah also has vast experience advising individuals, families and family offices on a wide variety of applications from applications for British citizenship, Indefinite Leave to Remain, visit visas, family applications, UK Ancestry, domestic worker visas, along with applications related to Appendix EU and under the Points Based System.
Notably, Sarah has also successfully represented clients in respect of human rights claims.
The wealth of experience and knowledge gained over the years has allowed Sarah to understand that each client is different and has different objectives. Sarah uses her skills to make legal processes and procedures as seamless as possible for every client she works alongside.