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Work Permit Experts Ltd OISC F200200026 MH Immigration

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Marie Haughey MBE – Director

 

Marie has over 40 years relevant experience. In 1973 Marie was honoured with an MBE and admitted at Buckingham Palace as a Member of the Order of the British Empire for her work with the UK Civil Service.  Her postings include Head of a Regional Passport Office and in The Home Office, London where she served at assistant Director Level. In 2001, after a career spanning both the U.K. Foreign & Commonwealth Office and The Home Office, she retired from the Home Office to set up her own immigration consultancy.

Chris Jones – Senior Consultant

 

Chris has been our Senior Consultant since 2005 and has over 25 years immigration experience. He started his career as a caseworker in the Home Office before moving to a policy post with specific responsibility for employment visas. After a spell in the Home Office (Ministerial Secretariat), where he retained the immigration portfolio, he returned to a new immigration policy post with responsibility for the UK Work Permit Scheme. He also led the team developing the Points Based System for employment routes. He majors on compliance issues for corporate clients and specialises in points-based system applications (Tiers 1, 2, 4 and 5), spouse and family applications, EEA applications, appeals and administrative reviews and applications for settlement.

Jonathan Cunningham – Consultant

 

Jonathan has been our consultant since 2004 and has over 15 years immigration experience. He started his career as a caseworker in the Home Office giving consideration to all types of Work Permit applications. He has considerable experience, an in-depth knowledge of immigration law and expertise in immigration applications.  He specialises in Points Based System applications (Tiers 1, 2, 4 and 5), spouse and family applications, citizenship applications and applications for settlement. He is our resident expert on Government Authorised Exchange program applications.

 

Paul McElroy - Director & Co. Secretary

Paul has over 25 years relevant experience, having served with the Home Office, he moved to HM Customs and Excise, progressing as a senior officer in various specialist investigation and intelligence roles.  He resigned from the Civil Service to set up his own immigration consultancy in 2001. He specialises in dealing with complex issues surrounding the UK Points Based System - Sponsor Licencing , conducting, systematising and structuring employer checks to meet liabilities and mitigate civil penalties under the Home Office Prevention of Illegal Migrant Working and PBS regulatory requirements.