Lawrence Lupin
Immigration Partner

Lawrence Lupin

With over 25 years’ experience, Lawrence is an expert in immigration and nationality law. He has been recommended in the Legal 500, ranked in the Chambers and Partners UK Guide and is ranked in the Who’s Who Legal Corporate Immigration report for 2023.

“…a seasoned immigration specialist with expertise in PBS applications, fighting deportation orders and public law challenges to government decisions. Clients say: “He explains things very clearly for me in a way I can understand.” Chambers & Partners UK Guide 2016

Lawrence appreciates the importance of being friendly, approachable and providing pragmatic advice that offers solutions to your immigration or global mobility needs.

Lawrence is an expert in: Immigration


After graduating in law at Birmingham University, Lawrence completed his legal training in London’s West End. Initially a criminal lawyer, and with experience in personal injury, and trial advocacy, Lawrence has specialised in immigration law since 1993.

Lawrence went on to establish his own law firm with a top tier ranking in the Legal 500, which developed in to one of the largest providers of immigration advice in London and the South East, representing clients in leading reported cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court.

Handling a wide range of individual and business immigration cases, Lawrence has succeeded in securing positive outcomes for a wide range of clients including businesses applying for sponsor licences, high net worth  investors,  entrepreneurs,  representatives of overseas businesses and  applicants in the global talent category.

Lawrence has also assisted employers with right to work checks for their employees and has successfully challenged decisions to suspend or revoke sponsor licences.

He has extensive experience in family migration, EEA (EU) applications, and human rights including representation in the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC).

Lawrence will be more than happy to have an initial no obligation chat to assess whether he can assist you.

Areas of Specialisation

Business and work immigration including:

Sponsor Licence applications
  • Skilled Worker
  • Global Business Mobility
  • Scale-Up
Sponsor Licence compliance
  • Advice on duties, responsibilities, record keeping
  • Renewals
  • Home Office Inspections
  • Right to work checks and civil penalties
  • Challenging suspension and revocation
Business and work visas including:
  • Skilled Workers
  • Self-Sponsorship Skilled Worker visa
  • Global Business Mobility visas
  • Scale-up
  • Business Visits – including manufacture, supply, training
  • Innovator Founder visa
  • UK Global Talent
  • Graduate work visa
  • UK High Potential visa
  • International Sportsperson
  • UK Investor visa – (renewals)
  • Tier 1 Entrepreneur – (settlement)
  • UK Ancestry
  • UK Overseas Domestic Workers

Immigration for individuals and families including:

Partners and Family
  • Spouse and Civil Partner visas
  • Unmarried partner visas
  • Fiancé and proposed civil partners
  • Child Dependent visa
  • Adult dependent Relative visa
EU Nationals and Family
  • EU settlement scheme family permits
  • Frontier work permit
Visit visas
  • Tourist
  • Marriage and Civil Partnership visitor
  • Medical treatment
British Citizenship
  • Naturalisation
  • Registration of minors
Long residence
Human Rights and Asylum

Who are you? You may need assistance from Lawrence if you are:

  • A UK based business and you want to recruit skilled workers from overseas
  • Planning to set up a business in the UK and want to be able to work in that business
  • A multinational company seeking to transfer key workers to your UK operation
  • An overseas company that needs to send workers to the UK for training or to install/repair machinery
  • An entrepreneur and you want advice on whether you can set up and work in your own business in the UK, possibly as an innovator/founder
  • An individual and you want to explore whether you can work in the UK

My clients

A seasoned immigration specialist with expertise in PBS applications, fighting deportation orders and public law challenges to government decisions. Clients say: “He explains things very clearly for me in a way I can understand”. Chambers & Partners UK Guide 2016.

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