Conor McCrory

Associate Director – Business Immigration Law

Conor McCrory

Associate Director – Business Immigration Law

Conor McCrory is an Associate Director within the Business and Private Immigration team at Cleaver Fulton Rankin. Conor is a dual-qualified Solicitor in England/Wales and Northern Ireland having worked for a number of leading corporate immigration law practices in the City of London for over 10 years.

Conor joined Cleaver Fulton Rankin in 2018 and represents a diverse range of corporate immigration clients across various sectors, including IT/Tech, oil and gas, financial services, pharmaceuticals, retail, manufacturing and education. Conor provides strategic advice on business immigration law and provides training to corporate clients on compliance and the prevention of illegal working legislation. Conor focuses on sponsor licensing with the UKVI and employment visas under the Points Based System (PBS). He also advises private individuals and their families on complex immigration matters.

Conor specialises in challenging Home Office decisions to suspend/revoke sponsor licences, compliance and risk analysis; reporting and audit planning. Conor is incredibly passionate about immigration law and is often engaged as a press commentator, conference speaker and contributor to immigration publications. Conor represents clients globally and across the UK assisting SME’s along with larger corporate organisations with multiple offices throughout the world. Conor would be widely regarded to be the leading business immigration lawyer in Northern Ireland.

Conor is a Committee member of the Law Society of Northern Ireland’s Immigration Practitioners’ Group and retains the Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA) membership in London.

Conor McCrory

Recent Articles

May 6th, 2021

Temporary COVID-19 adjustments to Right to Work checking process ending 16 May 2021 – New Rules

May 6th, 2021

Time is ticking on the EU Settlement Scheme Deadline

March 16th, 2021

New visas to attract highly skilled migrants and entrepreneurs

February 26th, 2021

Shamima Begum cannot return to UK to contest British Citizenship

February 22nd, 2021

A Brief Summary of the UK Points-based Immigration System

February 8th, 2021

New Hong Kong British Nationals (Overseas) Visa route

January 28th, 2021

EU Settlement Scheme Update

January 14th, 2021

The impact of EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement on UK nationals entering the EU for employment purposes

December 7th, 2020

How Brexit and immigration will impact Premier League transfers

November 16th, 2020

Immigration Act receives Royal Assent: Free movement to end on 31 December 2020

October 30th, 2020

What is a frontier worker permit and will it help people commuting from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland following Brexit?

October 29th, 2020

The Legal Pod: Review of the new post-Brexit Immigration rules

October 26th, 2020

Immigration Update: New post-Brexit Immigration rules announced

August 25th, 2020

The New Immigration System: Essentials for HR

July 29th, 2020

Home Office to introduce a new Health & Care Visa

July 2nd, 2020

UK will honour passport promise to eligible Hong Kong residents

May 19th, 2020

New Immigration System Edges a Step Closer

May 18th, 2020

Home Office ‘concession’ over NI immigration rules

April 30th, 2020

Premier League: Players from the European Union will have to go through the new points-based immigration system from 1 January 2021

April 29th, 2020

COVID-19: Technology Sector Booming Despite Covid-19

April 16th, 2020

COVID-19: New immigration system from 1 January 2021 to go ahead despite COVID-19

April 8th, 2020

COVID-19 Webinar: Latest legal advice on employment & immigration for Manufacturing, Hospitality & other business sectors

March 27th, 2020

The Legal Pod: Business Immigration series

March 25th, 2020

COVID-19: Business Immigration Update

March 13th, 2020

Immigration Health Surcharge rising to £624 in October 2020

February 20th, 2020

Home Secretary announces new UK points-based immigration system

February 11th, 2020

Migrant Advisory Committee’s Post-Brexit Recommendations Released

February 11th, 2020

Relief for EU Citizens – Protection from Automatic Deportation

January 2nd, 2020

British Citizenship, EU Free Movement, and the Good Friday Agreement

December 18th, 2019

What to expect from the Conservatives on immigration after landslide victory

November 13th, 2019

Home Office challenged over potential digital discrimination of visa applicants

October 18th, 2019

NHS doctor banned from re-entering Britain after visa application confusion

October 15th, 2019

People born in Northern Ireland remain British citizens even if they identify as Irish: DeSouza case ruling 14 October 2019

October 8th, 2019

Home Office U-turn after Taiwanese NHS doctor ordered to leave UK or face deportation

October 8th, 2019

Brexit vs. the Good Friday Agreement

September 26th, 2019

UK Government announces 2 year Post Study Work (PSW) visa for international students

September 26th, 2019

Home Office U-turn on decision to refuse Afghan women visa for UK talk

August 21st, 2019

Business Immigration Update – EU Citizens and a ‘No Deal’ Brexit

August 9th, 2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson to create fast-track visa route for foreign scientists

July 22nd, 2019

Northern Ireland businesses fined £1.3m for employing illegal workers

July 19th, 2019

New Provider for Life in the UK Test

June 27th, 2019

Home Secretary asks MAC to review future salary thresholds

May 31st, 2019

Recommendations to expand the Shortage Occupation List

May 28th, 2019

Employer Sponsorship under the Points Based System (PBS)

May 7th, 2019

How could Brexit and Immigration Impact your Football Club?

April 16th, 2019

Brexit: Council adopts Regulation on reciprocal visa-free travel following UK’s withdrawal

March 11th, 2019

New Visa Categories Introduced Tier 1 (Start-up) and (Innovator)

January 31st, 2019

Brexit: What is the EU Settlement Scheme and How to Apply?

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