Mayfair Legal is a specialist law firm in high networth immigration. Our clients are exclusively high networth individuals (HNWIs) and senior corporate executives.
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 reveal the truth.
Our services are bespoke in nature and focused on the following 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 (ENTREPRENEUR) VISAS - 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 VISAS
including Tier 2 (General) and Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) visas – for those requiring permission to work in the UK i.e. nationals from outside of the EEA.
Tier 2 Sponsor Licence – for UK based organisations looking to employ nationals from outside of the EEA.
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.
EFUN CHIN (LLB,LPC)
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 KOCHHAR (LLB,LPC)
Kiran is our Manager (Solicitor) at Mayfair Legal. She qualified as a solicitor in 2012 and joined Mayfair Legal in 2013. Kiran 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 Sponsor Licence, Tier 2 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. Overall Kiran is a team player and passionate about the work she performs on a daily basis.
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.
LISA UTTLEY (LLB, LPC)
Lisa joined Mayfair Legal in September 2015 after graduating from the University of Nottingham with an LLB in Law and is now a Trainee Solicitor. Lisa is responsible for both case work, covering a broad range of visa categories, and client communication. She also provides daily administrative support to the office. Lisa speaks English and Russian.
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.
Shan takes on the role of Business Development Manager at Mayfair Legal. She explores new business opportunities for the company and is experienced in social media platform marketing. Shan has obtained a Master's degree from Royal Holloway University in 2016 and is fluent in Chinese-Mandarin and English.
Shan is the Business Development Manager at Mayfair Legal. She is responsible for garnering market intelligence, industry knowledge and trends, and driving strategy within the organisation. She explores new business opportunities for the company, and experienced in social media platform marketing.
She obtained a Master’s degree in from the Royal Holloway University in 2016. She is also fluent in Mandarin and English.