Immigration Challenges for the Education Sector


2 April 2015, 10:00 – 10:30am

Staff Immigration Compliance, Changes and Challenges for the Education Sector

This session is aimed at higher and further education providers to address compliance issues, Right to Work Checks, and prevalent immigration concerns in respect of your PBS sponsored and non-sponsored migrant employees.

With extensive experience of advising HR and Recruitment departments within the education sector, DavidsonMorris Principal, Anne Morris and in-house immigration specialist for the education sector Lizama Thahir will:

  • Discuss compliance issues as it pertains to the sector, common pitfalls and recommended practice
  • Take you through the Statement of Changes 2015 as it pertains to the Business Visitor Visa reform in general and academic visitors in particular
  • Discuss the steps that must be taken as a result of the closure of Tier 1 (General) to extension application as of April 2015
  • New BRP regime from overseas



Founder and Managing Director Anne Morris is a fully qualified solicitor and trusted adviser to large corporates through to SMEs, providing strategic immigration and global mobility advice to support employers with UK operations to meet their workforce needs through corporate immigration.

She is a recognised by Legal 500and Chambers as a legal expert and delivers Board-level advice on business migration and compliance risk management as well as overseeing the firm’s development of new client propositions and delivery of cost and time efficient processing of applications.

Anne is an active public speaker, immigration commentator, and immigration policy contributor and regularly hosts training sessions for employers and HR professionals

About DavidsonMorris

As employer solutions lawyers, DavidsonMorris offers a complete and cost-effective capability to meet employers’ needs across UK immigration and employment law, HR and global mobility.

Led by Anne Morris, one of the UK’s preeminent immigration lawyers, and with rankings in The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, we’re a multi-disciplinary team helping organisations to meet their people objectives, while reducing legal risk and nurturing workforce relations.

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