Mayfair Legal is a specialist law firm in UK immigration and business affairs.
Mayfair Legal believes the UK remains a magnet to talented global migrants. We endorse the UK government's goal to attract “the brightest and the best” to the UK.
Our core focuses are on building good working relationships and obtaining the right results. We combine our technical expertise with excellent client service. We strive to make the relocation process stress-free, by ensuring our clients are not burdened with procedures and paperwork and communicating with them every step of the way. Importantly, we know our clients as individuals, not just as a collection of names.
Mayfair Legal believes in honesty. Immigration is a life changing event. When we advise on the feasibility of a plan, we tell the truth and plan ahead.
for early-stage or experienced business persons looking to set-up in the UK. The UK business must be endorsed by a UKVI approved Endorsing Body under the criteria of innovative, viable and scalable.
Our services are bespoke in nature and focused on the following visa categories.
We can assist with all stages of your immigration timeline - from entry clearance to further leave to remain to permanent residence to naturalisation as a British Citizen to applications for a British passport.
TIER 1 (INVESTOR)
for those individuals making a £2 million investment in UK government bonds, share capital or loan capital in active and trading UK registered companies.
TIER 1 (ENTREPRENEUR) EXTENSION
For existing Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Migrants who have established or joined an existing UK business, invested a minimum of £200,000 in the business, created two jobs for settled workers and are conducting continuous business activity.
TIER 2 / SKILLED WORKER
including Tier 2 (General) and Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) visas – for those requiring permission to work in the UK
Tier 2 Sponsor Licence – for UK based organisations looking to employ nationals from outside of the UK
EU PRE-SETTLED / SETTLED STATUS
for EEA citizens and their family members who wish to establish status in the UK ahead of Brexit.
REPRESENTATIVE OF OVERSEAS BUSINESS
for senior employees of an overseas business coming to the UK to set up a branch or wholly owned subsidiary of the overseas business in the UK.
TIER 5 (GOVERNMENT AUTHORISED EXCHANGE)
for those looking to undertake an internship of up to 2 years in the UK.
HONG KONG BN(O)
for those holding British National (Overseas) passports and wishing to relocate to the UK, and their family members.
We provide general and specific advice for our corporate client’s general commercial matters. We work closely with our clients to ensure we resolve any commercial issues such as contractual issues for corporate clients or individuals and providing legal advice on potential agreements.
Mayfair Legal provides professional advice in relation to disputes with landlords. We can assess rental agreements and disputes and ensure that clients know how to navigate any disputes with property owners.
We can provide assistance on minor criminal matters such as driving offences and theft offences. We give good legal advice to any of our clients who are impacted by potential or actual criminal convictions.
We can provide advice and assistance to students who are having disputes with educational institutions such as Universities. We guide clients on the best way to act in regards to plagiarism disputes and issues with Student Services.
We deal with general employment matters either for corporate clients or individuals. We can assist with any contractual disputes and provide advice to clients about employment contracts or the general law.
We provide advice and assistance with incorporating and registering trademarks with the Intellectual Property Office. We also provide advice on opposing the registration of other trademarks.
Efun is the founder and principal of Mayfair Legal. It was his vision to create an immigration law firm which provides its clients with honest advice, a personable level of service and consistent results.
Prior to setting up Mayfair Legal, Efun has worked at Penningtons Solicitors LLP and Fragomen LLP, both of which are recognised leaders in the field and top ranked in leading legal directories such as The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners UK.
Due to his unique language and cultural skills, Efun has developed a niche in dealing with clients from the Asia Pacific region and has established a network of contacts in the region.
Kiran is our Manager (Solicitor) at Mayfair Legal. She leads the immigration team. Kiran qualified as a solicitor in 2012 and joined Mayfair Legal in 2013. She focuses on advising high net worth individuals and private clients in immigration matters and managing and assisting on casework. Kiran’s specialties are applications under the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), Tier 1 (Investor), Tier 2/SW Sponsor Licence, Tier 2/SW and Tier 5 categories.
Kiran is confident, highly-driven and pro-active in her work ethic. She conducts her work in accordance with her clients travel schedule and personal life, to ensure clients needs are always being met. Kiran incorporates Mayfair Legal’s motto in her daily work i.e make life easy for clients.
Daria, our Business Project Manager, joined Mayfair Legal in 2015. She obtained a Master’s degree in International Liason & Communication from the University of Westminster in Spring 2016. Daria is fluent in Russian and English.
Jiyin is a qualified Solicitor. She strives to provide excellent and seamless service for clients. She has extensive experience in UK nationality and immigration law dealing with high-net-worth individuals, private clients and corporate clients. Additionally, she has experience advising businesses on sponsor licence, hiring migrant workers and compliance.
She is able to develop creative solutions for individuals according to their circumstances and understands client’s long-term goals for obtaining settlement and British citizenship.
Jiyin speaks fluent English and Korean.
Ting takes on the role of Case Manager at Mayfair Legal. She has extensive experience in handling high-networth individuals from all around the world. Tier 1 (Investor) visa is her expertise, amongst other visa categories. She also explores new business opportunities for the company and is experienced in social media platform marketing.
Kevin provides professional business consultancy services to Mayfair Legal’s clients. He is a driven and responsible young individual with good communication skills. Kevin originates from China and has previously worked as a venture capitalist in Beijing. He also has a wealth of business consultancy experience, having worked to help international businesses build their success in China. Kevin holds a UK degree in Accounting & Finance and speaks fluent English and Chinese-Mandarin.
Vina is an experienced Case Manager handling immigration applications. She is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese. Vina’s role involves advising clients, liaison with the UKVI, working on immigration and nationality matters, develop our online capabilities.
Spencer is our paralegal at Mayfair Legal. He achieved a joint Masters and LPC qualification in 2022. Spencer supports the team dealing with high net-worth individuals, private and corporate clients. He assists in casework and immigration matters.