Meet the Speaker:

Claire D Nilson

Counsel, Faegre Drinker

Claire Nilson helps businesses strategically to move their employees across borders. A U.S. immigration attorney, she has experience in both immigrant and non-immigrant visas. She is also qualified as a solicitor of England and Wales, as well as an attorney at law of Trinidad and Tobago, and has lived and practiced immigration law in all three of the countries where she is qualified.

On U.S. immigration matters, Claire advises both corporate and private clients particularly on business, employment and consular processing issues. With experience working with numerous U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide, Claire offers assistance on matters including filing visa applications, briefing applicants on local procedures and preparing waiver applications.

In the United Kingdom, Claire assists companies with their sponsorship of migrants who are skilled workers and intracompany transfers (formerly known as Tier 2) pursuant to the points-based system, as well as advising on sponsor licence applications, the maintenance of sponsor licences and ongoing employer compliance. She also has experience of assisting with Brexit-related enquiries, including applications under the EU Settlement Scheme and new sponsor licence application.

In the field of global mobility, Claire has experience advising and assisting in and out of many different countries on behalf of clients across industries worldwide.