At Changes Immigration, we work to mitigate the effects of immigration restrictions on businesses and people. Our work expresses our commitment to equality.
We assist with UK inbound immigration matters from all countries.
We have developed streamlined workflows that allow the team at Changes Immigration to provide an excellent quality service at great value.
We are continually improving our systems to best serve our busy clients.
We will save your organisation time and money, handling your matters with care.
We want to work with organisations that take care of their employees and ensure their own fitness for the future.
Blink and immigration laws change. We keep you up-to-date.
Samar Shams | Managing Partner
Samar practices immigration law so businesses can access talent and individuals can live and work where they want to. Samar has developed knowledge systems to deliver an excellent service as efficiently as possible. Her expertise in the notoriously complex and changing field of immigration is detailed and practical.
Samar assists companies in setting up in the UK and with sponsoring skilled workers. She has a strong track record of helping companies ensure compliance with sponsorship and right to work requirements.
Samar is a thought leader who engages with policy makers and stakeholders on immigration issues. She regularly speaks and writes on immigration and future of work topics and is an expert trainer.
Samar enjoys reading, painting, writing, viewing art and spending time with family and friends.
+44 (0) 75 9138 5033
Anna Asumadu | Trainee
As a Trainee, Anna has experience in both business and personal immigration matters.
Anna supports multinational companies, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals seeking work-based immigration solutions. She has expertise in various immigration routes including Skilled Worker visas, Senior or Specialist Worker visas, UK Expansion Worker visas, High Potential Individual visas, family-based visas and the EU Settlement Scheme.
Anna is passionate about positively impacting individuals’ lives and helping businesses succeed through her work in immigration law.
Anna enjoys reading and cooking for family and friends.
+44 (0) 77 4552 5573
Madiya Karassayeva | Trainee
Madiya has several years of experience in both corporate and private immigration matters. Madiya obtained her immigration adviser qualification through the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner. She is now working towards her Solicitors Regulation Authority accreditation.
Prior to joining the team, Madiya worked as a UK Case Manager in an international Global Mobility start-up. She worked with large tech and cybersecurity companies, assisting them with sponsorship and visas for non-UK national workers.
Madiya graduated from King’s College London with a 2:1 in Political Economy. She later converted to law having completed her conversion course, LPC and LLM at the University of Law (formerly College of Law). She speaks English, Russian and Kazakh.
+44 (0) 77 2016 8296
Nicola Bardsley | Executive Assistant to the Managing Partner
Nicola is a dynamic and vibrant business support expert with a wealth of experience in PA, secretarial and administration roles in law and other sectors. Nicola supports the Managing Partner in keeping the firm running smoothly.
+44 (0) 77 0783 0394
Examples of our work
- Sponsorship of Skilled Workers for fast-growing AI companies
- Supporting the expansion of a food manufacturing business to the UK
- Assisting a residential care provider in maintaining their sponsor licence
- Reviewing HR systems for a water taps manufacturer for compliance with sponsor duties
- Securing Exceptional Talent endorsement from Arts Council England for a visual artist
- Assisting a same-sex couple in relocating from the US to the UK