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Farrer & Co | Zoe Jacob, Associate

Practice areas

  • Immigration

Zoe is an associate in the Immigration Team at Farrer & Co. She advises on every aspect of the UK Immigration system, representing individuals in all categories of visa and leave to remain applications, as well advising institutions on their immigration strategy.

Zoe specialises in complex immigration work, advising both individuals and businesses in relation to applications under the Immigration Rules and the EEA Regulations. High net worth individuals come to her for her specialist knowledge of applications under Tier 1 of the Immigration Rules, and for her track record of success for clients in unusual circumstances.

Zoe regularly represents individuals applying to naturalise as British citizens. Where clients’ applications fall outside the circumstances outlined in the published policy, Zoe has significant experience in persuading the Home Office to exercise discretion.

Organisations wishing to sponsor migrants to work in the UK frequently seek Zoe’s assistance to obtain sponsor licences. From venture capital backed start-ups and sole traders to larger corporate clients, she advises employers on their ongoing staffing strategy, with the Immigration Rules in mind.

Zoe brings a unique understanding of the Home Office decision making process to her clients’ cases, having previously acted as counsel for the Home Office in the Immigration Tribunal in countless appeals.

Zoe was called to the Bar in 2010.

  • Zoe is recommended in the 2019 edition of the UK Legal 500 for immigration work. 

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