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Ben Maitland joins Vanessa Ganguin Immigration Law

Ben Maitland

3 October 2022

We are very excited to announce the latest addition to Vanessa Ganguin Immigration Law, an immigration expert with almost two decades of experience of working in some of the top ranking immigration firms in the UK, as well as writing about UK immigration law developments for LexisNexis.

Ben Maitland joins the firm as a Senior Associate with extensive experience and a wealth of immigration knowledge in a wide variety of both private and business immigration matters allowing him to successfully navigate the UK’s ever-changing immigration system for his clients.

Ben’s lustrous legal career has included immigration advice for a wide variety of businesses, including multi-national firms, public bodies, the education and health sectors (including the NHS), charities as well as individuals and their families.

He advises on all aspects of the sponsor licensing system and the Skilled and Temporary worker routes, including Skilled worker and Global Business Mobility routes as well as non-sponsored routes such as Graduate, Global Talent, Start-Up, Innovator and High Potential Individuals.

His work includes EU law/EU Settlement Scheme, advising individuals, families as well as employers who want to reassure and assist their EU workforce.

Ben also provides High Net Worth individuals tactical advice on how to obtain Indefinite Leave to Remain and British citizenship, especially in complex cases where applicants are at risk of failing to meet all the required criteria.

Both Ben Maitland and Philip Trott who he joins at the firm led one of the first nationality cases heard under the Special Immigration Appeals Commission.

He has led private and business immigration teams and brings a wealth of experience of conducting Human Rights Article 8 applications, spouse/partner applications and Immigration Appeals, Administrative review and Judicial reviews.

Ben provides expert opinions for both claimants and respondents with regard to insurance claims which have an immigration element to them, affecting the scope of damages. He also writes articles and presents on immigration matters too.

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