Elaine McIlroy
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Elaine is a partner in Brodies employment team and she also heads the firm’s Immigration offering. She is dual qualified having worked in the City for several years and she acts for employers across the UK.  She is recognised in the Legal 500 for both employment and immigration law and was described as ‘very responsive and practical’.

On the immigration side, Elaine has acted for employers in a range of sectors including Universities, financial services organisations, oil and gas, healthcare and others.  She provides advice in relation to Sponsor Licence applications, compliance issues, illegal working issues, civil penalties, Tier 2 visas, business visitors, Tier 1/ Innovator/ Start Up visas, Tier 4 and Tier 5 of the points based immigration system.  She also advises high net worth individuals on immigration matters including spousal/ partner visas, ILR and citizenship applications.   She is a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners Association.
Elaine also advises employers on the whole spectrum of employment law issues but has a special focus on TUPE and strategic advisory work.  She regularly appears in employment tribunals across the UK and is interested in all areas of discrimination law - diversity and inclusion is a passion of hers.