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WEB 1177 Sponsor Licences and Compliance : obtaining and keeping your licence (WEBINAR)

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Practitioners and HR specialists will receive an in-depth look at sponsor licences where the speakers will share their experiences and tips. The session will cover:

  • Practical advice on how to obtain a sponsor licence
  • Remote working considerations
  • How to ensure effective compliance to meet sponsor duties
  • An overview of the submission process
  • How to retain a sponsor licence
  • Sponsor license refusals, downgrading and revocations
  • What to expect during a compliance visit
  • Sponsorship Roadmap

A reminder that pupil barristers and trainee solicitors who are ILPA members and Category A members (Law Centres, Local Citizens’ Advice Bureaux and not-for-profits) are entitled to the concessionary training price (50% off the members' training price). If you're booking via email please remember to let us know if this applies to you. 


June 7
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Tutor details:
Chetal Patel, Bates Wells, Smruti Jeyanandhan and Sam Ingham, Laura Devine Immigration
Tutor biographies:
Chetal Patel is a Partner at Bates Wells and specialises in Business Immigration with a particular focus on advising clients on Tier 2 of the Points Based System. She regularly conducts immigration audits for clients and has been present at a number of compliance visits conducted by UKVI. Chetal is recognised in the legal directories for her expertise and regularly provides commentary to journalists. 

Sam Ingham is a Solicitor at Laura Devine Immigration and has specialised exclusively in UK immigration law since 2012. Prior to joining Laura Devine Immigration he was an OISC adviser. He has extensive experience in Tier 2 issues both for individuals and corporate clients.

Smruti Jeyanandhan is a UK immigration and nationality law specialist with 15 years’ experience advising corporate and private clients on complex business and personal immigration matters. Smruti has significant experience in delivering strategic solutions-focused advice to employers on sponsor licence applications and employer compliance support.  Her corporate clients range from small, newly established businesses to multinational organisations and household brands that span the finance and investment, legal, sporting, technology, creative and entertainment sectors. Smruti is a seasoned presenter, delivering training to a number of high profile corporate clients on sponsorship and compliance as well as Brexit. She previously held the role of co-convenor for ILPA’s economic migration working group and regularly provided training for ILPA. 
Concessionary Training Prices: £75
Member Training Prices: £125
Non Member Training Prices: £200
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Business immigration practitioners and HR specialists
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