Chris Magrath is the senior partner of Magrath Sheldrick LLP, a firm that he established 29 years ago, and is the head of the immigration and employment law departments.
Mr Magrath is a practising English solicitor and a member of the New York Bar. He has over 30 years of cross-border experience in corporate and private UK and US immigration. He also assists clients from the global financial community, as well as representing commercial clients and international business brands. He is a director of British American Business Inc.
Mr Magrath has lectured extensively on immigration and employment issues in the UK, the United States and Europe. With his expertise in both immigration and employment law, Mr Magrath advises and acts on a wide spectrum of legal matters, ranging from day-today HR problems, to addressing major transactional and strategic issues for multinational clients. He has extensive knowledge of the points-based system in the United Kingdom.
Mr Magrath’s previous publications include Working in the United Kingdom: A Guide to UK Immigration Law for Overseas Nationals and A Practical Guide to Disciplinary, Grievance and Performance Management.
The Corporate Immigration Review surveys and analyses the most noteworthy aspects of business immigration law and practice worldwide, with a focus on the most consequential recent developments. In addition to providing an insightful introduction to the immigration framework in each jurisdiction, it also covers key international treaty obligations; residence rights; requirements for employer-sponsored workers; schemes for investors and entrepreneurs; and an outlook for future developments.