Semira is the Head of Corporate Immigration and one of the founding Partners of Ashton Ross Law. She is particularly skilled in all aspects of Turkish migrant immigration and has had over 20 years’ experience in the industry.
Semira’s department aims to provide effective bespoke immigration advice and assistance for both individuals and companies. Over the course of her career, Semira has developed an extensive range of high profile contacts within the Turkish community and has provided legal advice and assistance to some of the largest and well- known Turkish companies including those from the legal, oil, gas, financial, textile and investment sectors.
The private immigration department covers all areas of private immigration law, from nationality to further leave and indefinite leave to remain visas as well as all stages of appeals. Semira’s specialist areas however involve the Tier 1 and Tier 2 categories as well as the ECAA categories (the “Ankara” applications) which apply exclusively to Turkish nationals who wish to enter or remain in the UK in connection with a business.
Prior to joining Ashton Ross Law, Semira was a partner of a large city based law firm. She also worked at leading city based immigration practice as a senior consultant.
Semira is a Turkish National and was born in Mersin on the southern coast of Turkey. She speaks Turkish as her first language.