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Immigration lawyer joins Thorntons

Posted: 14th June 2019

Full service Scottish legal firm Thorntons has appointed Gurjit Pall as an Associate in the Immigration and Visas team at its Edinburgh and new Glasgow office, adding further weight to its expertise in this area as Brexit uncertainly swells.

Since qualifying as a solicitor, Gurjit has worked exclusively in this field, allowing him to assist a wide range of clients at various stages of their immigration journey. Gurjit was previously Associate and Head of Immigration and Asylum at Livingstone Brown Solicitors, Glasgow and worked at JR Rahman Solicitors and immigration specialist company Five Star International Ltd.

Being multilingual, Gurjit who lives in Glasgow can converse in English, Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu which is of great benefit to clients.

Gurjit has a keen interest in Human Rights law and EEA Regulations with a particular focus on Brexit issues. He can assist with any Leave to Remain applications including, human right applications, spouse and partner visas, investor and entrepreneur visas, Tier 2 visas and student visas, as well as submitting EEA applications to the Home Office.

Throughout his career Gurjit has established a wide client base and was recently named “One to Watch” at the 2017 Scottish Asian Business Awards.

Gurjit said: “I’m delighted to join Thorntons and bring my knowledge and extensive experience in this sector to clients in Edinburgh and Glasgow. With so many current uncertainties related to Brexit, we’re here to advise individuals, families and businesses with any visa or immigration law concerns they might have.”

Ewan Miller, Partner at Thorntons, said: “It’s great to boost our immigration team with the appointment of Gurjit. Since joining the firm, he has proven to be a fantastic asset for Thorntons, his colleagues and clients.”

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