LAURA DEVINE SOLICITORS is one of the best-known firms in England for immigration work. Three of its UK-based attorneys are listed.
"Transatlantic powerhouse" Laura Devine is "just brilliant" according to sources who add, "Between the very many good immigration practitioners in the UK, she stands out as the best.” She is the highest-rated UK lawyer in our research this year.
Sophie Barrett-Brown is variously described as "a brilliant technical lawyer" and "one of the most dedicated and knowledgeable practitioners I know". She is an expert on the comprehensive range of UK and EU immigration law.
Natasha Chell has "extensive knowledge of immigration law", according to interviewees who also comment on her "ability to think of creative solutions" as a key strength
LAURA DEVINE ATTORNEYS’ Anastasia Tonello is the firm’s New York managing partner. She has an exceptional reputation in the market, with one leading international peer saying, "She's in my top 10!"
What the team is known for Highly regarded for its business immigration advice to multinationals, SMEs and individual entrepreneurs. Of particular note is the US immigration expertise on offer in co-operation with the firm's New York office.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"I think that their customer service is fantastic, they're diligent and always highly responsive. They really do go the extra mile for us."
Laura Devine is known across the business immigration sector for her mastery of the field. An impressed commentator notes: "I think her work is absolutely wonderful."
Sources describe Sophie Barrett-Brown as "an excellent technical lawyer" with "very good connections" who is "at the top of the tree when it comes to Tier 1 investors." She is adept at tackling discretionary cases and other complex matters.