DavidsonMorris is a modern legal services provider that specialises in providing high quality immigration legal advice to both businesses and individuals.
Our management team is responsible for the effective operation and future strategy of the firm, aligned to our vision and culture.
Led by founder and Managing Director Anne Morris, the team brings together experts from across the firm to collaborate and ensure the successful delivery of key business priorities, including service line development and client management, to drive sustainable growth and enhance stakeholder value.
Anne has over 20 years’ experience in immigration law. Having started her career at the Home Office representing the Secretary of State on immigration matters, she worked at two private practice immigration firms before establishing DavidsonMorris in 2005.
Anne’s experience encompasses all aspects of UK immigration law, from advising multinationals on global mobility strategy and supporting immigration policies, to supporting globally-mobile individuals such as foreign investors, entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals and senior executives and their families with options for entry and settlement in the UK.
Anne is recommended by the Legal 500 UK for immigration law.
Head of Compliance
Jackie joined DavidsonMorris in 2012. She has extensive experience in immigration which began when she worked for the Home Office in 2000. Jackie has specialised in Human Resources and global mobility for the majority of her career, combining in-depth immigration knowledge and first-hand experience of the difficulties administrators face in ensuring full compliance with the Home Office immigration procedures.
Jackie is regulated by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner.
Head of Sponsor Licences
Jemima has been working for DavidsonMorris since 2008. She leads DavidsonMorris’ sponsor licence function, and specialises in advising employers of all size and from a broad range of sectors on all aspects of the sponsorship licence application process, renewals, suspensions and revocations.
Jemima is recommended by the Legal 500 UK for immigration law.
Senior Account Manager
Liz has been a Client Account Manager for DavidsonMorris since 2007. Liz has wide experience of the external sector environment and the internal challenges faced by multi-national Global 2000 organisations.
Liz has detailed knowledge of immigration law and facilitating the legal right to work in the UK for overseas employees, in particular the employment of new hires and the transfer of existing staff from overseas entities under the Points-Based System.
Senior Account Manager
Adam specialises in both the UK Tier 1 and Tier 2 visa schemes. He has developed a specialist practice challenging refused Tier 1 entrepreneur applications, and provides advice on all aspects of long-term immigration planning for individual clients including complicated Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) and British naturalisation applications.
Working closely with Tier 1 clients’ other professional advisers – accountants, bankers etc – Adam advises on the requirements under the Tier 1 route which must be met during the course of the visa stay.
Adam works on behalf of HNW clients from across the globe – including the Middle East, China, Turkey and most recently South Africa – to support on their UK immigration requirements.