Latest News about Sole Representative Visa

It isn’t that long ago that we reported on the introduction of the Start-up visa and Innovator visa. These visas were introduced as part of the government campaign to attract the ‘’brightest and best’’ to set up business in the UK. The government has announced changes to the eligibility criteria for the Start-up and the Innovator visa. These changes will come into force on the 4 June 2020.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020

The government has announced changes to the eligibility criteria for the sole representative visa. These Immigration Rule changes will be implemented on the 4 June 2020. Sole representative visa solicitors say that if you have a sole representative visa application that is ready to be submitted to the Home Office it is best to do so before the 4 June 2020 deadline. Any applications submitted before the 4 June will be determined on the current sole representative visa eligibility criteria.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020

The Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa category may be the ideal business immigration route if you are intending to expand your business venture into the UK.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020

The House of Commons released a report on the 12 May providing more information and analysis on the new points based immigration system due to come into effect on the 1 January 2021. In this blog we look at the new visa categories and answer your questions on why employers need to apply for a sponsorship licence.

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Monday, 18 May, 2020

There is a lot of interest being expressed in the Turkish business visa. The provisions of the Ankara agreement provide a special visa route into the UK for eligible Turkish nationals. In this blog we look at the basics of applying for a Turkish business person’s visa and answer your questions.

Turkish business visa solicitors

Wednesday, 13 May, 2020

The UK government has said that it wants to promote business in the UK and if you are an overseas company looking to ‘set up shop’ in the UK then the Sole Representative visa is an attractive option.

Monday, 23 December, 2019

With all the turmoil and uncertainty over Brexit, you may question who would contemplate establishing a branch office or a wholly owned subsidiary company in the UK with just one employee, at a time of unprecedented political upheaval. However, the best London immigration solicitors find that the most ambitious non-EEA entrepreneurs and business owners say that the time to expand into new markets is when times are challenging so that you can steal a march on the competition.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019

The Sole Representative of an Overseas Business sounds like a lonely job, especially in the UK’s current fast paced changing political environment and Brexit uncertainties. However, most economists say expansion is the key to success even in times of economic uncertainty. 

Tuesday, 15 October, 2019

If you are applying to the Home Office for a Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa, it is vital that you and your overseas employer fully understand the Sole Representative visa rules and requirements.

Thursday, 10 October, 2019

If you are not a London immigration solicitor, you may be forgiven for thinking that the phrase “the centre of operations” is something to do with surgery or even where some secret UK government department is based. Neither is right. Understanding and complying with the Home Office definition of “the centre of operations” is vitally important if you are applying for a Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa.  


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Tuesday, 08 October, 2019

It is with great pleasure that Teni Shahiean, CEO at OTS Solicitors can announce that not only has the government launched the UK Department for International Trade support directory, but also that OTS Solicitors feature in the businesses included in the new government digital investment support directory.

Thursday, 30 May, 2019
Tier 1 Entrepreneur

By Ms. Saida Ahmed and Ms. Bhavini Bhatt of OTS Solicitors

Friday, 07 December, 2018

After a very hectic couple of days at the London Business Show 2018 we are now back at the offices of OTS Solicitors looking back on a very busy few days.  We never realised that talking business could be such fun but with OTS Solicitors attending, exhibiting and speaking at the UK’s biggest business show with its 25,000 visitors we all thoroughly enjoyed the event. We will be booking our tickets and stand for the London Business Show 2019.

Thursday, 29 November, 2018

By Kasia Janucik

Monday, 16 July, 2018

Obtaining a sole representative visa can be a big step for a company looking to establish a branch or subsidiary in the UK – as many of the best Immigration solicitors in London have witnessed first-hand, a sole representative visa refusal can seriously hamper a business’s plans for expansion and growth, so it’s vital to get your sole representative visa application right.

Wednesday, 11 July, 2018
What are the Immigration options for a US business wishing to setup in the UK? As some of the best Immigration lawyers in London, we look at the different visa routes available for US companies looking to establish a presence in the UK and ensure that key workers can work in the UK.
Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

As we reported a couple of weeks ago, OTS Solicitors were thrilled to have been awarded the Business Immigration Firm of the Year - UK award by Corporate Insider. The award itself has now arrived, reminding us of what a great honour this is - real recognition of all the hard work the team has put in since 2014 when OTS Solicitors was founded by Oshin Shahiean and Teni Shahiean.

Friday, 15 June, 2018

We are always happy to receive feedback from our clients about our legal services. These are some of the wonderful words our clients have to say about us:

Wednesday, 13 June, 2018

It is with great anticipation and pleasure that we can let you know that due to our rapid growth and expansion we have now taken further offices in Chancery Lane.  Please note that from the 12th of March 2018 we will see all of our clients at our new offices located at 25 Southampton Buildings WC2A 1AL.

Your loyal business and support is one of the main reasons why we have grown so rapidly over the years. We look forward to seeing you at our new address.

Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have concerning the new location or our services.

Thursday, 08 March, 2018

From all the Solicitors and teams at OTS Solicitors, we welcome everyone into the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Dog!

Friday, 16 February, 2018

Location: City of London offices [Fleet Street/Chancery Lane]

Salary: Competitive and Bonus Package 

Type: Full-time

The firm:

Saturday, 06 January, 2018
r Lusine Navasardyan at an event organised by the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce

OTS Business Immigration specialist spoke at an event organised by the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce last week.  They gave insight to the audience on the impact Brexit may have on Romanian businesses in the UK.  

Monday, 16 October, 2017
OTS Solicitors Ranked In The Legal 500

OTS Solicitors is proud to announce it has been ranked in the Legal 500.

It is almost unprecedented that a firm established only two and half years ago has made it into this prestigious publication.

Thursday, 12 October, 2017
Stamp for a Representative of an Overseas Business Visa

For foreign businesses looking to launch in the UK market, the Representative of an Overseas Business Visa offers a vehicle to enable a non-EEA national to work in the country.

Expanding into a foreign country is risky for any business; having an experienced employee who understands the UK market and has contacts with suppliers and customers goes a long way to mitigating the associated risks.

Tuesday, 20 June, 2017

Industries such as food production, agriculture, hospitality and manufacturing face being fundamentally being changed forever by Brexit.

Thursday, 13 April, 2017