Jayesh Jethwa Partner - Corporate and Private Client Immigration

Jayesh is a Partner of the firm and leads the Corporate & Private Client Immigration Department at Branch Austin McCormick LLP. Jayesh is recognised as ‘Top Rated’ by the City Wealth Leader’s List in respect of his work in private client immigration, particularly for UNHWIs.

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Jayesh’s client base is diverse, covering the broad spectrum of immigration. Predominantly, he deals with high net-worth individuals and companies which instruct the firm to assist with their effective operation in the United Kingdom.

He is experienced in assisting FinTech companies, Global Talents and Entrepreneurs. Jayesh is highly experienced in securing Innovator & Start up endorsements.

Jayesh’s client base emanates primarily from the EMEIA & CIS regions.

His experience in Corporate & Private Immigration includes:

  • Tier 1 Investor | Innovators | Sole Representatives
  • Tier 2 (Skilled Workers) | Licence Applications | Audit & Compliance
  • Global Talent – Arts, Technology and STEM
  • Sports Immigration for international athletes
  • Civil Penalties | Enforcement

Jayesh is often instructed in a private client capacity to deal with matters ranging from; complex deportation (including statelessness applications); entry clearance, appeals, EEA and complicated nationality cases).

He has dealt with niche areas of law ranging from Windrush applications to the Tier 5 GAE route.

Owing to his extensive experience within the field he is well regarded for having strong analytical and legal skills allowing him to resolve complex cases that have often been in dispute or cases subject to persistent refusals in the past.

Jayesh graduated with a degree in Law (LLB Honours) from BPP Law School in London where he also undertook his Legal Practice Course (LPC). He retains recognition by the Law Society for holding an Advanced Immigration & Asylum Law Accreditation (IAAS) Level II and has also passed the Law Society Supervisor Accreditation. Jayesh is listed in the Legal 500 directory and has recently joined Chatham House, the international affairs think tank.