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Ashley Stothard

Immigration Executive | Leeds

"My recent experience with Freeths representation was exceptionally executed and beyond expectations. Ms.Stothard was ultra-professional, innovative and extremely organized. Dealing with solicitors in many countries I can attest that Freeths is beyond doubt “top drawer”. I heartily recommend Freeths without reservation."
Mr Morrie Neiss

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About Ashley

Ashley joined Freeths’ immigration department in 2018 as an immigration executive. She has worked in the legal sector since 2004. She is a specialist paralegal, having completed her training in 2010. She has specialised in immigration law since 2015.

On the business immigration side, Ashley advises UK companies on sponsor licence applications, international recruitment, and immigration compliance. She provides specialist training on sponsor licence compliance and right to work compliance. She advises and assists UK companies in visa applications for their international employees. Ashley also advises overseas companies and entrepreneurs looking to set up business in the UK. Ashley advises leading universities, local authorities, SMEs and household name companies.

On the personal immigration side, Ashley has significant experience in family applications made under Appendix FM and outside the Rules on human rights grounds. Ashley has developed expertise in securing British citizenship in complex registration and naturalisation cases.

Ashley focuses on finding a quick and effective solution to our clients’ immigration matters. With her wide range of experience in both personal and business immigration, she is able to find a unique solution for her clients.

Ashley acts as a specialist advisor for the University of Leeds.


  • Member of Immigration Law Practitioners' Association

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