Migration law

Migration refers to people moving between countries and is, as such, concerned with both immigration law and emigration law. Many Irish people move abroad for a certain period of time, for example to pursue higher academic studies or for career purposes. The same reasons are amongst the considerations that encourage immigrants to relocate to Ireland.

Regardless of whether you are considering moving to another country or whether you are planning on moving to Ireland, the advice from a specialist migration solicitor will be useful as they will ensure that all necessary documentation is completed and inform you of any changes to, for instance, your pension and access to health services.


The area of immigration law is becoming increasingly complex as there are many requirements and different forms of visas that are required. The key to successfully immigrate to Ireland is to be aware of and understand the legal rules and regulations within immigration law and how they apply to your individual application. This is not a simple process and you are recommended to consult an expert solicitor who can guide you through the process and help you with your application.

Contact Law has an extensive network of immigration solicitors in Ireland and who can assist in immigration matters.
The immigration solicitors in our network have the expertise and dedication necessary to identify the points relevant to your specific situation and will assess your position quickly and precisely. This will ensure that your application has the best chance of being approved.

Our immigration solicitors can provide you with expert advice on a range of matters, including:

  • Applications for business related visas
  • Sponsorship licensing (formerly work permits)
  • Settlement Visas
  • Student Visas
  • European Union Residence Permits
  • Permanent Residency

Emigration law

Emigration law sets out the legal guidelines in which individuals and businesses can operate in a country that is not their country of birth. Emigration law can vary from person to person as factors such as the nationality of the specific applicant and the laws of the receiving country have to be taken into account.

Our specialist emigration law solicitors can, for instance, help you with:

  • Immigration based on business/business visa
  • Appeals against rejection
  • Exchange visitors
  • Intra-company transfers

Migration processes can be complex and in order to ensure that your application has the highest chance of success it is recommended that you instruct a specialist solicitor.

So, if you are looking for specialist immigration or emigration legal advice then we can put you in touch with a local expert solicitor free of charge. Call our experienced case handlers on 1800 937 974 or complete the web-form and let our dedicated case handlers match you to the right solicitor for your needs.

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