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Antonia Torr

Antonia Torr:

Head of Immigration Services

Antonia has extensive experience in UK immigration law specialising in both business and private client migration.

Possessing an excellent track record with clients based both in the UK and abroad, Antonia has assisted a great many clients in obtaining their investor, entrepreneur or sole representative visa. In addition, she has given in-depth advice to those who wish to sponsor migrants whether it be through the family route or under a work permit scheme. Her ability to properly assess her client’s needs along side the requirements of the Immigration Rules mean that she is able to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients.

Experienced in complex human rights issues, Antonia has appeared before the First and Upper Tier Tribunals on numerous occasions thereby establishing her reputation as a highly effective advocate.

Antonia regularly advises private individuals and businesses and is known for providing pragmatic and technically accurate solutions to complex legal problems.

Recent work

  • Assisted a number of Tier 1 (Investor) Migrants from the UAE and China
  • Successfully obtained multiple Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visas for numerous clients from the Asian sub-continent
  • Effectively challenged the Home Office in their refusal to grant a visa for a businessman suffering from motor neurone disease
  • Obtained a sponsor licence for an already ‘black listed’ multi-million pound franchise
  • Persuaded the Home Office to rescind a £30,000 Civil Penalty Notice against a large food distribution company
  • Secured entry clearance for the spouse of an American businessman.

Awards

eprivateclient 35 under 35

Random fact

Although Antonia was born in the UK, she has spent most of her life in Africa, Australia and Canada giving her a real insight into international migration and relocation.