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Amy Bennett

Associate Immigration
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7611 2340

Biography

Amy qualified as a solicitor in May 2015 and joined Teacher Stern LLP in January 2018 as a member of the Immigration team. She advises on immigration and nationality law for private individuals and corporate clients.

She has extensive experience of making applications under the Points Based System, with expertise of applications for Skilled Workers (formerly Tier 2) skilled migrants and advising SMEs to apply to be added to the list of registered sponsors. Amy also advises individuals wishing to apply as Sole Representatives, Investors and those previously granted leave under the Entrepreneur category.

Amy has provided advice to numerous European nationals and their family members on the impact of Brexit. She has significant experience of submitting applications under both the EEA Regulations and the EU Settlement Scheme.

Amy has submitted applications for the family members of British nationals and settled persons, including applications based on complex finances. She has helped clients make successful applications for leave to be granted outside of the Immigration Rules and on a discretionary basis.

She is also experienced at dealing with complex nationality matters, such as those who exceed the relevant absence thresholds to naturalise. Amy also regularly assists clients to register as British on a discretionary basis and with complex applications to the Passport Office.

Amy is an active member of the Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA).

 

Career History

Solicitor – Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP
Paralegal and Trainee Solicitor – Miles & Partners LLP

 

Education

Graduate Diploma in Law & Legal Practice Course – BPP University London

BA Social Policy – University of Leeds