Immigration Services for Businesses

Our dedicated Immigration team guides organisations through the complexities of employing migrant workers from outside the UK in accordance with the latest UK immigration law. UK based organisations require unique talent from outside of the UK, therefore, we will ensure that the entire process is as smooth and uncomplicated as possible. Our experienced Solicitors can help your organisation obtain a sponsor licence and assist your prospective employees obtain the most appropriate visa to work for you legally in the UK.

Not complying fully with the highly procedural and complex immigration rules is likely to negatively affect your business and the freedom to employ foreign workers.


Sponsor licence

Firstly, we will evaluate your company’s eligibility for a sponsor licence.

Following this, our Solicitors will assist your organisation complete the sponsor licence application form, ensure all relevant information is included and all supporting documents are submitted for a successful application.

As part of the service, we provide you with expert compliance advice and guidance on how to set up an appropriate HR system to manage your sponsored workers. This will inevitably ensure that your organisation meets the Home Office compliance requirements.

We assist various organisations, from large organisations through to small and medium-sized businesses to brand new start-ups obtain and manage the following licences (the following list is non-exhaustive):

  • Skilled Worker
  • Senior/Specialist worker visa (Global Business Mobility)
  • Graduate Trainee (Global Business Mobility)
  • UK Expansion Worker (Global Business Mobility)
  • Secondment Worker
  • Minister of Religion/Religious Worker
  • Government Authorised Exchange
  • International Sportsperson
  • Student or child student


Employing Skilled Workers

To employ skilled workers, you must hold a valid, up-to-date sponsor licence. The Skilled Worker route enables licensed employers to sponsor European Economic Area (EEA) nationals and additionally enables non- EEA nationals to do a specific skilled job for a Home Office approved sponsor.

We will advise and manage the visa applications from start to finish for the prospective migrants and their family members you wish to sponsor.



Disbursement fees for each visa application you wish to submit to the Home Office on behalf of the migrants you wish to sponsor will incur. You can expect the main disbursements to include:

  1. Visa application fee
  2. Immigration Skills Charge (if applicable)
  3. Immigration Health Surcharge
  4. Certificate of Sponsorship
  5. Priority service (optional)
  6. Translation fees, ECCTIS fees, Courier and postage charges etc. (if applicable)


The Wellers Immigration Team is led by our Head of Immigration, Oliver O’Sullivan, followed by our experienced Immigration Case Advisor, Elizabeth Edu.

For all your corporate immigration needs, please connect with:

Oliver O’Sullivan on 020 7481 6381 or email

Elizabeth Edu on 020 7481 2422 or email

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