Adam Williams

Adam Williams

Partner

DMH Stallard (Guildford)

Wonersh House

The Guildway

Old Portsmouth Road

Guildford

GU3 1LR

Adam is a Partner in the employment group who advises clients on employment and business immigration law. He prides himself on giving support and advice that is outcome focussed, commercial, and easy to understand and he is fast gaining a reputation as an outstanding employment lawyer.

Adam devotes his time to supporting businesses and senior executives in finding solutions to a wide variety of contentious and non-contentious employment issues. He is experienced in advising on the employment aspects of complex reorganisations and restructures, including TUPE and collective consultation. Adam has also been an advocate in the Employment Tribunals and regularly assists businesses in the defence of employment related claims.

Adam leads the Group’s business immigration practice, delivering advice to corporate clients on matters such as the prevention of illegal working and sponsorship of non-British nationals under the UK’s points-based immigration system. He is also an expert on the employment law aspects of pensions auto-enrolment and regularly speaks on the subject at industry conferences and seminars.

Adam’s clients include: large international organisations (from household-name retailers to charities); fast growth SMEs in the technology and media sectors; a leading UK University; and senior executives in the financial services sector.

He qualified as a solicitor in 2008.

Adam Williams was our point person – he was willing and able to address all of our concerns. We are so grateful for his professional demeanour and expertise!

Legal 500 UK 2022

Very flexible and responsive; his knowledge and experience are both excellent.

Chambers and Partners UK 2022

He provides expert advice that always balances the legal position with commercial perspective. He is very thorough and resourceful if the question is not in his area of expertise. Advice and recommendations are always communicated in a way that can be understood in plain terms.

Legal 500 UK 2022

He is able to explain to clients in layman's terms. He's very straightforward and easy to understand.

Chambers and Partners UK 2022

With regard to assisting us with applying for sponsorship licenses for all businesses, Adam Williams has provided superb support.

Legal 500 UK 2022

Videos

18/12/2020

07/10/2021

Personal Awards

Chambers & Partners 2022 (Ranked In - Adam Williams)
Legal 500 2022 Recommended Lawyer

Memberships and Associations

  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Immigration Lawyers Practitioners' Association (ILPA)
  • Law Society

Videos featuring Adam

07/10/2021

18/12/2020

Associated blogs

New guidance from the Home Office on obtaining a sponsor license

Blog
20/08/2021
Business Immigration expert Adam Williams explains how you can get your sponsor licence, fast
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Fall from ‘grace’: Post-Brexit Right to Work checks from 1 July 2021

Blog, Legal Updates
02/07/2021
The so called “grace period”, effectively preserving the residence rights of EEA and Swiss citizens that were living in the UK prior to 11pm on 31 December 2020, has ended.
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How to have a Happy New Year, and avoid a recruitment hangover - part two

Blog, Legal Updates
27/11/2020
The second of our five part business immigration series looks at sending British Nationals to EU States for business from 2021. Will your UK based employees need a visa?
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Home Office launches campaign to help employers prepare for visa sponsorship

Blog, Legal Updates
30/09/2020
The Home Office has launched a campaign to help employers prepare for the introduction of the UK’s new points-based immigration system. Adam Williams provides an update here.
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