Julia Jackson

Partner

Immigration




T: +44 (0)20 7406 1696
jjackson@wedlakebell.com

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Expertise

Julia is an expert in UK Immigration and Nationality Law having practised in this field for more than two decades.

She has a particular expertise in the Points Based Immigration System including Investors, Entrepreneurs and Sponsored Workers and has assisted multinational corporations, executives and private individuals to successfully secure and manage UK immigration status.


Recent Experience

  • Assisting a HNW individual and his family transition from employed status to Tier 1 and ultimately secure British citizenship.
  • Advising on the start-up of new UK ventures for overseas operations including transfer of key staff.
  • Relocation of the head office of a multinational corporation to the UK including obtaining appropriate immigration status for key personnel and following family.

Career History

Julia completed her Training Contract with a small firm in the City and qualified as a solicitor in 1994. She graduated with LLB Honours at the University of Central Lancashire. She then moved to Taylor Wessing and then DLA to assist in the start-up of an immigration function. In 2001 Julia moved to a niche West End firm specialising in Immigration before setting up her own specialist immigration practice in 2006 which she ran until joining Wedlake Bell in 2016.

Julia is a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association and regularly provides training on Immigration and Nationality law for employers and for solicitors.


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Episode 6: Employing EU Nationals

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EU Nationals in the UK – Deal or no deal

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​Julia Jackson’s article is published in International Client – January 2019

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Julia Jackson’s comments were published in Personnnel Today – 07/01/2019

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Julia Jackson’s comments are published in New Law Journal – 20/12/2018

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Immigration Update: Employers Feel the Sponsorship Squeeze

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Immigration Roundup

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Immigration Fees Hit Record Levels

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Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs Urged to Monitor Overseas Travel Tightly

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Are EU Nationals the next Windrush generation?

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“I’m an American citizen marrying a British gentleman… Will I be able to get a British passport?” – Immigration Partner, Julia Jackson, responds

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Frequently Asked Questions on Brexit for employers of EU citizens

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Recruitment blocked by immigration bottleneck

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New Residency requirements for the indefinite leave to remain for Tier 1

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Making the UK a Home – Julia Jackson has an article published in Global Banking & Finance Review

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Brexit, EU nationals and no deal

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Relief for employers seeking to obtain restricted certificates of sponsorship

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Tier 1 Investors Face Home Office Chaos