Shepherd & Wedderburn has added to its Immigration team with the appointment of accredited specialist John Vassiliou. 

Mr Vassiliou joins from McGill & Co where he was a partner, and brings 10 years’ experience on a broad range of immigration matters, from skilled worker visa issues and supporting employers with sponsor licences through to complex nationality and ancestry matters. He is a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA) and co-convenor of ILPA's Scotland Working Group; and a regular author and contributor to the online immigration resource Free Movement.

He will work as an associate alongside head of Immigration Jacqueline Moore at the firm’s Edinburgh office.

Jacqueline Moore commented: “John is joining our practice-leading team at a time of unprecedented change in UK immigration law. His range and depth of experience will provide relevant support to both businesses and individuals as we assist them in navigating the challenges and technical intricacies of the new immigration system.”