Annabel Mace leads our UK Business Immigration team, which sits within the Labor & Employment Practice Group. She has more than 15 years' experience in advising businesses across a range of sectors with in-depth expertise in the immigration and employment aspects of bringing staff to the UK. Annabel has a particular interest in the complex overlap between immigration and employment law, and regularly advises clients in relation to immigration compliance, the prevention of illegal working and defending Home Office sanctions.
Annabel advises clients on all aspects of the Home Office’s Points Based System (particularly Tier 1 and Tier 2) as well as Sole Representative visas and a wide range of ancillary issues including the immigration implications of TUPE; indefinite leave to remain and naturalisation applications; UK entry requirements for spouses, dependants and other family members. She also has extensive experience in the employment and immigration aspects of transferring staff outside the UK working with employment and immigration specialists from our international offices as well as a network of trusted best-in-class external counsel.
Annabel speaks regularly at seminars and workshops as part of the Labor and Employment practice group’s national seminar programme as well as bespoke client training sessions. She is also an updating author for immigration matters on the employment law website XpertHR.’