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A commercially minded corporate immigration and employment solicitor recognised in the Legal 500 for her ‘meticulous attention to detail’.
Recent highlights include advising a number of colleges and universities with international students and HR issues and successes in the Immigration Tribunal on complex areas of immigration law. Rebecca has also worked with a Chinese company (in the Research, Development and Technology industry) since 2008 with UK connections advising on commercial immigration and employment issues, including being their SMS Level 1 User.
Rebecca often deals with Tier 1 Entrepreneur immigration visas (typically those who have access to £200,000+ in investment funds).
Rebecca thoroughly enjoys handling technically difficult legal matters, often under pressure. She thrives on being challenged and strives to deliver excellence. Clients find her passionate and inspired approach immensely helpful as you can see from client feedback she has received:
“Her insurmountable knowledge should alone make you feel that you are in good hands; likeable, professional, and enthusiastic, could not ask for more”.
“Approachable” and able to “make a difficult subject easy to understand”.
“She is very thorough in her work and fills you with 100% confidence that she is looking after your ‘best interests’.”
On employment matters, Rebecca has experience of advising and representing organisations on both contentious and non-contentious issues. This advice includes: business planning, tribunal advocacy, unfair dismissal, discrimination, pay issues and preparing contracts, handbooks and policies. She has experience of representing both employers (respondents) and employees (claimants).
Rebecca is a Member of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association and a member of Junior Chamber International (JCI) UK.
When not in the office, Rebecca can often be found playing netball competitively in her local leagues or running.
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“Specialist corporate immigration and employment solicitor Rebecca Bridges is a key part of John Macaulay’s employment and employee benefits team. Bridges is known for her expertise in executive immigration matters and providing support in sponsorship licence applications.”