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Lynsey Blyth

Lynsey Blyth

Associate
Solicitor – qualified in Scotland 2011

About

Lynsey is an Associate, specialising in both employment and immigration law. She is an active member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) and the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA).

In addition to providing HR support to a variety of clients on matters such as executive terminations, TUPE, whistleblowing, IR35 and redundancies, Lynsey has extensive experience of defending large scale, multi-party, complex Employment Tribunal claims. She specialises in discrimination claims and has particular expertise in dealing with Employment Tribunal claims that have anonymity and national security considerations. She has personally advocated for clients at the EAT and litigated issues regarding confidentiality and legal privilege in the Sheriff Court in Scotland.

Lynsey also assists businesses to navigate the complex and ever-changing UK Immigration Rules, providing bespoke advice and support in relation to right to work checks, Sponsorship Licence applications and compliance, Skilled Worker and Representatives of Overseas Business visas. She assists clients with future-proofing their foreign national workforce by keeping them up-to-date with key immigration law changes and securing pragmatic and commercial solutions to their current and potential immigration issues. In addition, Lynsey provides Level 1 User compliance support to large and busy businesses, ensuring they manage their Sponsor Management System effectively in order to comply with their sponsor obligations.

Additionally, she frequently assists individuals with their immigration needs, including preparing and submitting applications for Investor visas, successfully resolving complicated family visa issues and handling matters relating to refusal of in-country and out of country applications such as challenging 10-year entry bans. Lynsey has represented countless individuals and families in the First-Tier Immigration Tribunal, in relation to Asylum, Human Rights and revocation of British citizenship appeals. She has also successfully litigated applications for administrative and judicial review and represented clients at both bail and deportation hearings. 

Outside of work, Lynsey is an ultra-runner and gym rat, with a love of all outdoor sports and Olympic lifting.