Sacha Wooldridge


Senior Associate

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Sacha is a Solicitor specialising in UK immigration and nationality law. Admitted to the roll of solicitors in September 2013 and with almost 10 years’ experience working with some of the world’s largest global businesses and their international employee mobility programmes, Sacha specialises in supporting business with their employee visa applications, immigration compliance and global mobility strategy. 

Sacha provides practical, commercial advice that is well integrated with other key considerations including tax, social security and employment law. Sacha has a wealth of experience supporting businesses from start-ups to FTSE 100s across all sectors including financial and professional services, engineering, FMCG, energy and technology. Sacha provides end-to-end immigration support for business with a deep personal commitment to providing a friendly and personable point of contact with the highest quality service and technical advice - recognising that moving people internationally is both critical for business and can be a challenging time for individuals and their families. Sacha is also able to support business through its key growth milestones – advising on the immigration implications of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and TUPE transfers and helping business navigate the latest geopolitical challenges including Brexit and Covid19.

Sacha also enjoys supporting individual private clients. Sacha advises on family and non-sponsored visas as well as British nationality and passport applications. Sacha is experienced in supporting high net worth and high profile individuals with more complex immigration needs, including investors, entrepreneurs and economic citizenship applications and has experience with supporting musicians, artists, creatives and working with professional sports organisations. In assisting private individuals Sacha provides an appropriate immigration solution, delivered with discretion, as a tailored service in partnership with your team/preferred third party advisors.

With a passion for politics, Sacha greatly enjoys working on immigration policy and is a regular attendee at the Westminster All Party Parliamentary Groups (APPG) for Migration and also for Visas and Immigration, is an active member of the ILPA Economic working group and participant in the BEIS, Professional and Business services sector deal immigration sub-working group. Previously Sacha has also been a regularly attendee at the political party conferences to represent the interests of business and spoke on a panel alongside Yvette Cooper MP at the Labour Party conference in autumn 2018. 

Other Information

Outside of work Sacha occasionally supports international sporting events as a stage manager for pre and post-match ceremonies including for the Guinness Six Nations and NFL. Sacha is a lover of the countryside and enjoys hiking and having worked up an appetite is also a keen foodie.

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