Strand Legal provides private immigration advice and legal services to business and individuals. Being based in the heart of Legal London, Strand Legal has developed high-level relationships and networks within the legal and immigration industry in the UK, EU, Turkey and Dubai. Many well-known companies in the fields of commerce, finance, production, textiles , investment and entertainment industry have received, and continue to receive, immigration advice and support from Strand Legal. Since our inception, we have expanded to cover all types of visa applications for the UK, becoming a globally recognised immigration firm.
Strand Legal has over the recent years assisted Turkish citizens wishing to enter and stay in the UK through investment, self employment and for work, by offering advice on immigration law, citizenship and indefinite leave to remain.
The application of ECAA Ankara Agreement with Tier 1 investment, and other self employment and work visa categories are among Strand Legal's areas of expertise.
The companies' founder, William O’Neill, studied Law with Business at the University of Brighton and completing his studies, he followed this up by reading Law at University of Kingston. During his studies he completed a placement at the House of Lords with Lord Dholakia, and after the studies in the UK; Mr O’Neill went to the USA, Michigan to study Political Sciences. Upon his return, he started working for an international Legal firm in London. In 2015 he decided to start his own company to offer services directly to his clients. During and after his studies he has worked on various cases and international arbitration, with various law firms in the United Kingdom, Spain, and Turkey developing strong connections within the Legal sector.
William speaks fluent Turkish and Spanish, in addition to his native English, this enables him to assist clients, on a personal and professional level, who are seeking legal support. Loved and respected by all in the sector, he continues his career as an OISC-approved immigration legal consultant. William has been a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association since 2017.