Before training with Bircham Dyson Bell, Tim spent four years as a Presenting Officer with the UK Border Agency, helping the UK Government to defend all manner of immigration, asylum, deportation and bail decisions made by the Secretary of State for the Home Department. He therefore brings a wealth of immigration experience to the team. Tim qualified into the firm’s Employment Group in 2012, and undertakes both employment and immigration work.

He deals with all aspects of both business and personal immigration, ranging from advising companies on immigration aspects of employment, such as preventing illegal working, to helping companies recruit overseas personnel, overseeing entry clearance applications and helping clients on compliance visits.

Tim also prepares training sessions for clients on immigration matters.

Tim provides a wide range of employment advice, from settlement agreements and workplace disputes to employment contracts, unfair dismissal and litigation through the Employment Tribunals.

Tim also participates in the immigration subcommittee of London First, which represents London’s business community in immigration matters.

He also frequently participates in the immigration subcommittee of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Clients recommend associate Tim Hayes, who is ‘highly responsive, personable and detailed.’ Legal 500 2016

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