Sherry Fitzgerald is a Partner and Head of Immigration within the Employment team.
Sherry is an experienced lawyer (non-practising barrister), covering all areas of Immigration practice and procedure for both corporate and private clients. Sherry has specialist skills advising businesses of all sizes in all areas from compliance, to sponsor licence applications, to visa applications for their migrant workforce. She is regularly nominated as Level 1 user by her clients and effectively manages their Sponsor Management System on their behalf. Sherry also has significant experience of Discretionary applications under Article 8 of ECHR and has successfully completed a high number of cases on the basis of the applicants family life in the UK.
Sherry is responsible for leading and developing the Immigration team by providing expert high quality advice within this specialist area of law to businesses and individuals.
In her previous role as Associate Director for a large global Immigration service provider, Sherry was responsible for leading and developing the UK Operations team to ensure high service level delivery in addition to managing a high portfolio of clients and driving business development initiatives.
Experience | Key projects
- Subject matter expert in business immigration
- Presented on numerous webinars and provided tailored training to businesses on Brexit and the new Immigration system
- Regularly conducts mock Home Office visits and advises businesses on their compliance matters
- Provides strategic solutions where applicants cannot fit under a specific visa category
- Successfully obtained discretionary leave for a client where Appendix FM rules have not been met but there are British children
In her spare time, Sherry enjoys cooking and spending time with friends and family.
Insights by Sherry Fitzgerald
In this month’s ‘All in a Day’s Work’ podcast episode we will be discussing employment contracts and what you need to include in them by law.
The Government has published its response to an earlier consultation on employment status and employment status for tax purposes.
In this month’s ‘All in a Day’s Work’ podcast episode we provide an overview of all things related to holiday and annual leave.
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