Sector: UK Immigration
Laura is the managing partner of Laura Devine Immigration, an award-winning boutique immigration law firm in London and New York. The firm has been described as a “transatlantic powerhouse” and “doing one thing and doing it well”. Both offices, with a staff of 60, provide a full range of UK and US immigration advice to corporations, SMEs, families and individuals and encompasses businesses from fashion to finance. As an English solicitor and NY attorney, Laura oversees all UK and US matters. The firm, its partners and Laura are rated in the top tiers of the immigration sections of Chambers and The Legal 500. Laura is described as “simply brilliant” by sources, who add: “Between the very many good immigration practitioners in the UK, she stands out as the best.” She has been described by the press as the "Queen of the Ritzy" and WWL Corporate Immigration lawyer of the year 2021.
Laura is an officer on the IBA Immigration Committee and Senior Lawyers Committee. She is the immigration correspondent for the Law Society Gazette and editor of Thomson Reuters' Immigration Law: Jurisdictional Comparisons. Laura is a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association, the Union Internationale des Avocats, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar, the City of London Solicitors’ Company, the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers, British Association of Women Entrepreneurs, and the Society of Scottish Lawyers in London. She is an internationally renowned speaker on immigration, law firm management and women in business.