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Our people

As a team, we're driven by our shared commitment to delivering the highest quality of advice and the highest standard of service.

Read more about our team’s qualifications and experience:

Anne Morris

Founder & Managing Director. Qualified Solicitor with a career spanning 27 years in immigration legal services.

DavidsonMorris December 2005 – Present

Founded DavidsonMorris in 2005 and the company has grown into a highly successful, dynamic and thriving company providing UK Corporate Immigration law to a diverse portfolio of corporate clients and public sector organisations with different UK Immigration requirements.

Since the introduction of the PBS system in November 2008, we have assisted hundreds of firms with PBS licence applications, Level 1 & 2 User training, visa processing and on-going compliance.

We work in support of internal teams to help businesses achieve efficiencies and competitive edge through their people mobility programmes, optimising operational impact while ensuring compliance and cost-control. 

UK Immigration & Legal Practice 1997 – 2005

  • Built trusted relationships and managed expectations for a large client portfolio
  • Met precise needs of Corporate HR Functions on Visa & Work Permit applications
  • Managed cases / processed applications in a timely manner against tight deadlines
  • Dealt with business leaders, VIPs, sports stars, talent acquisition and global mobility
  • Delivered comprehensive UK immigration services / legal practice for blue chip clients

UK Home Office Official (UK Immigration Law & Case Management)

UK Visas & Immigration (formerly UK Border Agency) 1993 – 1997

Developed considerable expertise, insights and knowledge regarding the UK Immigration system (i.e. changing policies; guidelines; processes and regulations) by managing case workloads and taking decisions. Involved managing different scenarios, understanding case complexities and solving problems to deliver a high quality service to applicants.


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Elizabeth Cody

Client Account Manager


Responsible for managing immigration client service and relationships, with expertise including:

  • Sponsor licence applications 
  • Working with HR Staff and key personnel regarding compliance considerations
  • CoS applications and liaising with UKVI on CoS applications
  • Providing guidance and working with clients to apply for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker and GBM routes, with representation to UKVI
  • Licence maintenance & management, ensuring ongoing Licence and compliance with UKVI rules
  • Hosting regular Webinars/training on all aspects of Immigration law
  • Keeping abreast of regular changes to Immigration laws, updating clients regarding, new rules and policies and managing requirements of clients from various sectors 
  • Contributing updated guidance to our clients, new rules and policies as well as providing our clients check lists for them to refer to and ensure they are fully compliant with the current UKVI regulations

Kirsty Turfy

Senior Immigration Solicitor

Senior immigration solicitor with 8 years PQE across all areas of UK immigration. 

Joo-Hyun Cha

Immigration Solicitor


Supporting clients with various types of immigration-related applications, including sponsor licences and visas. Also support clients with matters relating to compliance and right to work.


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Pauline Gollop

Senior Immigration Consultant

Pauline is a highly experienced specialist in immigration law, with particular expertise in immigration compliance and a proven record of leading organisations successfully through Home Office inspections.

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Jane Pegler

PBS Licence Assistant


Jane is an experienced Immigration Assistant who has been working on licence applications since 2017. She has vast knowledge and experience in supporting companies, large and small through the document-heavy application process.

Jane has successfully worked with companies on a large number of new licences, licence renewals, and revoked licence applications. Although Jane specialises in licence applications, she is also experienced in Skilled Worker and Global Business Mobility visa applications along with private EEA clients wishing to obtain British citizenship.

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Sadeia Sheikh

Paralegal and immigration advisor with extensive experience in private and corporate immigration law.


Providing specialist support to our legal teams across private client and corporate immigration matters.


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Jesicaa Ault

Paralegal and trainee solicitor.


Jesicaa is a trainee solicitor who has been working in immigration for 4 years.

Prior to working at DavidsonMorris, Jesicaa completed a Degree in History and spent time working in recruitment and as a manager of a retail store.

Mustafa Warsame

Immigration Advisor

Mustafa is a highly experienced immigration adviser, working with both corporate and private clients.

Prior to joining DavidsonMorris in 2023, Mustafa worked at the Home Office as well as leading global law firms.

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