Maria Patsalos

‘Bridges between Turkey and UK: From Immigration to Integration’

Maria Patsalos is an Associate in the Private department of Mischon de Reya, specialising in immigration. Her practice includes acting for both individual and corporate clients with an emphasis on finding bespoke immigration solutions. Maria specialises in the following applications: Tier 1 Investor Visas; Tier 1 General extensions; Sponsor Licences for companies under Tier 2; Certificate of Sponsorships (the old work permits); Tier 4 Student; Tier 5 Temporary Workers, appeal applications; domestic workers in private households; fiancée/spouse/civil partnership and unmarried partner; rights under European law; Indefinite Leave to Remain and applications to naturalise as a British Citizen. Maria also supervises the immigration element of Pink Law, a free legal service to help those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender. Recently listed as one of ten best Immigration lawyers in the Spear’s 500 Index, she has also been previously listed as a Private Client Practitioner’s Top 35 Under 35, an award to recognise young and upcoming private client advisory professionals. Maria has been quoted in the FT, the Times, The Guardian, the Evening Standard and Channel 4 online in relation to topical immigration matters. She also advises a prime time BBC drama series in relation to their immigration story lines and provides commentary on high profile immigration cases on BBC television and radio.