Carine Elliott specialises in issues concerning business immigration, helping organisations navigate the ever-changing immigration rules. She has over 10 years’ experience partnering with businesses to build, develop and refine human resources practices and policies. She has acted for clients in a wide range of sectors and specialises in assisting financial institutions and high-fashion houses. She is adept at advising businesses on all aspects of the points based system, with a focus on strategy and compliance, and she regularly advises businesses on preventing illegal working. Many clients use Carine’s skills and expertise as an extension of their internal team. Her clients appreciate her hands-on, invested approach backed up by her evident deep understanding of each business.

Carine plays a leading role in the firm’s Multicultural Resource Group and has taken the lead on various firm projects and initiatives. She takes an active interest and role in mentoring junior professionals and students, both internally and externally.

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  • Advising multinationals and small and medium-sized enterprises on UK sponsor licence management and compliance issues.
  • Advising on key considerations and immigration issues arising from corporate restructures.
  • Advising on and hosting training sessions on the complex immigration issues arising from Brexit.
  • Co-hosting a webinar on changes in the immigration rules in relation to right to work checks for EEA nationals.
  • Advising businesses on the prevention of illegal working.
  • Advising a fashion house, in the lead up to London Fashion Week, to facilitate the transfer of those taking part in the fashion show.


  • University of Law, L.P.C., 2015


  • England and Wales, 2016

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA)
  • Mentor with the Law Society Diversity Access Scheme
  • Mentor with Migrant Leaders
  • Recognised as a Go-to Thought Leader in Immigration Law, The National Law Review, 2022
  • Recognised as a Key Lawyer, The Legal 500
  • Shortlisted for Rising Star in Diversity Change at Women, Influence & Power in Law UK Awards, 2023

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