At Morton Fraser Lawyers we have highlighted clarity as our guiding principle.
This directs the way we communicate, the way we advise, the way we conduct relationships with our clients and the way we are totally transparent and upfront about our charges. This applies to all our services from the straightforward to the more complex.
You may want to send a senior member of staff to the UK to set up the business or you may want to open the business and then transfer key members of staff from abroad.
We can identify the most appropriate visa options for you in both the short and long term. We will give you clear and practical advice on how to work within the immigration rules to meet your needs and will advise you on the likely timescales for each step in the process so that you can plan the move to the UK.
Benefits we bring
Our immigration team is highly experienced in assisting businesses relocating to the UK and sending qualified staff with them. We act as level 1 users in sponsor licences for many clients and carry out audits to ensure compliance with sponsor licence requirements. The team is Ranked Tier one in Legal 500 for 2018/19 and top ranked by Chambers and Partners.
Our approach to fees
Our costs will always be clear and that's guaranteed. Where possible we offer fixed fee packages for assisting with relocating your business to the UK. If it is not possible to offer a fixed fee then we will provide a clear indication of the likely fee based on agreed scope of work.
Morton Fraser has been shortlisted for Immigration Provider of the Year on the FEM EMEA EMMAs Shortlist 2018.
Morton Fraser’s practice is ‘prestigious and highly respected’; ‘response times, industry knowledge and strength in-depth are all excellent’.
Ranked Tier one in Legal 500 for 2018/19.
Legal 500 2018/19
Highlights for the group included advising the relocation company. AGS-360° Solutions on immigration and visa matters for its clients, including BMW. It also carried out an immigration compliance audit for Skyscanner in relation to new-start employees.
Legal 500 2018/19
"I was recommended to use Morton Fraser in 2016 by my cousin who is a lawyer, I received excellent service then so had no hesitation in using their services again. I have also recommended the firm to a family member who again received an excellent service."
- Private Client
My go-to for advice, because the lawyers are great to work with, reliable and make the process streamlined and uncomplicated.
Chambers and Partners 2019/20
'Morton Fraser, Immigration Division is highly professional in its approach - the team members recognise the emotion of the client and work empathetically yet in a focused and practical manner. The language used is easy to understand for those outwith the legal arena. Speedy responses are always available. Where there are individual challenges the team look for ways in which to overcome these proactively'.
Legal 500 2019/20
'Warm yet professional, highly knowledgeable and up-to-date, empathetic and speedy responses to queries'.
Legal 500 2019/20
"We would not hesitate to recommend Morton Fraser whom we have used for immigration and tax matters. Very professional, prompt and pleasant service. One feels well supported throughout right through to a positive outcome."
‘The immigration team at Morton Fraser inspires confidence that they are experts in their field. They explain what has to be done in a clear and concise manner, and they give very practical advice. There are often deadlines to be managed, and they respond very well to these.‘
Legal 500 2020/21
"They are professional, timely and customer-focused. They get back to you and clearly have first-hand knowledge and advice for each situation."
Chambers and Partners 2021
"What is especially impressive about this legal practice is their rapid response to queries and their effective resolution of seeming difficulties. They are innovative and able to suggest different approaches to both problem resolution and, if required, funding alternatives. They shine because of two words – they deliver."