Jessica Yu Senior Associate

Jessica provides specialist UK immigration and nationality advice to a range of clients including high-net-worth individuals and corporates.

For private clients, Jessica regularly advises on the Investor, Entrepreneur, Start-up/Innovator, Representative of an Overseas Business and Global Talent categories. She also advises on complex family and personal matters involving relocation to the UK, Indefinite Leave to Remain (also known as Permanent Residence or Settlement) and British citizenship. For EEA nationals, this involves advising on the EU Settlement Scheme and their UK immigration permission post-Brexit.

For corporates, Jessica supports them through the sponsor licence process and subsequent sponsorship of skilled workers. She also advises UK businesses to ensure that they are compliant with their sponsor licence duties and responsibilities and the law in relation to the prevention of illegal working.

Jessica was appointed to the immigration seat of The Law Society Council in October 2021 and sits on The Law Society Immigration Law Committee.

Professional memberships

Immigration Law Practitioners Association

What people are saying


"Jessica Yu provides a standout service. She empathises with her clients, assimilates their requirements and translates to a clear legal path. She communicated frequently and clearly throughout our engagement and returned our confidence to get to an outcome which we thought was not possible. Would work with her again and again."

The Legal 500 2023

"Jessica is a delight to work with - clients value her input and expertise in immigration-related matters. She is very good at explaining complex matters in a simple way."

Chambers HNW 2022

"Jessica Yu is an excellent immigration lawyer who is always trying to find the best solutions."

The UK Legal 500 2021

"Jessica Yu consistently delivers high quality advice and services."

The UK Legal 500 2021

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