Samar Shams

Immigration Law Partner

WIBN Groups

Biography

Spencer West LLP's Head of Immigration, Samar Shams, hails from an international firm in the City. Her 13 years of UK immigration experience includes both serving clients directly and responsibility for immigration knowledge for a rapidly growing team. Samar’s expertise in this notoriously complex and changing field is therefore detailed and practical.
Samar supports businesses in sponsoring migrant workers. She has a strong track record in compliance matters and is extremely knowledgeable in right to work matters. Samar also works with overseas businesses and individual business professionals to set up in business in the UK or to invest in the UK.
Employers and individuals benefit from Samar’s expertise on EU nationals’ rights. Her training and advice sessions on this and other immigration topics are highly recommended.
Samar contributes to the improvement of the UK’s immigration system by serving on working groups with government policymakers and engaging with business and professional organisations such as the British Chambers of Commerce and the CIPD. She submits evidence to parliament and to immigration advisory bodies and is a prolific writer on immigration topics.