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23 Jan 2023

Boodle Hatfield launches new immigration practice with the arrival of Zoe Jacob

Immigration barrister, Zoe Jacob has joined Boodle Hatfield from Farrer & Co. Her appointment as a Partner establishes a new immigration practice for the firm, further bolstering its stellar Private Wealth and Corporate offering.

Zoe is an immigration expert with over a decade’s experience advising both individuals and institutions in all areas of UK immigration and nationality law. She is known for her client-centric approach and her ability to find innovative, commercially viable solutions in unusual circumstances. She represents UHNW and HNW individuals who come to her for her track record of exceptional client service when advising on complex matters. She also works seamlessly with businesses applying for sponsor licences and Skilled Worker visas.

Zoe brings a unique understanding of the Home Office decision-making process to her clients’ cases having previously acted as counsel for the Home Office in respect of a range of appeals in the Immigration Tribunal.

Andrea Zavos, Head of Private Client and Tax at Boodle Hatfield, says, “Zoe’s skills will prove invaluable to clients immersed in complex private wealth and employment matters. Having Zoe’s expertise and an in-house immigration practice is an excellent addition to Boodle Hatfield’s top tier private client practice.”

Sara Maccallum, Senior Partner at Boodle Hatfield, adds, “I am delighted to welcome Zoe to Boodle Hatfield. She will be a great addition to the firm and after the success of our 300th anniversary in 2022, kicking off 2023 with a new partner and new practice area is a great way to start the year.”