Fragomen today announced the opening of its new office in Ireland, based in Dublin's city centre in order to service its portfolio of multinational clients in market.
The firm invested significant resources into the launch of the Dublin office, taking city centre office space and recruiting a specialist team of immigration professionals at all levels. The team will expand to include 20 specialists within the next six months.
Welcoming the announcement by the IDA Ireland client company, An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald TD said “I'm delighted to welcome a company of Fragomen's calibre to Ireland. Known globally for its expertise in providing immigration services to companies, Fragomen's establishment here will assist FDI companies who are either relocating existing staff from abroad or sourcing new staff, in circumstances where immigration requirements apply. Just recently Ireland was named as the best country in the world for attracting high-value FDI for the sixth year in a row. These high tech companies sometimes need to bring in specialist expertise from abroad for their Irish operations and the services to be provided by Fragomen will make that process easier and more streamlined for their clients.”
The Dublin office is led by Bill Foster, a Fragomen partner previously based in London who has relocated to Dublin. He will be joined by a team of Irish immigration specialists and supported by Pauline Mathewson, Fragomen's EMEA managing partner.
The Dublin office will manage immigration queries, applications and compliance from an Irish perspective, for the company’s global client base located outside Ireland.
Bill Foster, commented, “The new office opening is driven by the need to service our clients' rapid growth in Ireland. We can best serve their needs from an office on the ground in Dublin. We have seen a significant increase in client confidence across Ireland and anticipate this will continue as the deadline for Britain leaving the EU draws closer.”
Pauline Mathewson, commented, “We are delighted to now have an office in Dublin, a thriving market of diverse companies. From Dublin, we can meet the growing demands of our Ireland based clients and leading international businesses that are increasingly deciding to make Ireland their European home.”
Commenting on the announcement Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA Ireland said “Fragomen is a globally recognised and trusted brand in the immigration and legal services area. Fragomen has been servicing its multinational clients in the Irish market from London for several years. The decision to set up this base in Dublin will allow the company to continue to provide this service in a post – Brexit world.”
Fragomen is a leading firm dedicated exclusively to the delivery of immigration services to companies around the world. The firm has more than 3,400 staff in more than 40 offices and provides services to many of the world’s leading corporations. It works with clients to facilitate the transfer of skilled employees into over 170 countries.
Fragomen’s professionals are respected thought leaders in the immigration field providing evidence and expertise to governments across the world including the US Congress, the UK Parliament, the European Union and the United Nations.
The firm support all aspects of global immigration, including strategic planning, quality management, compliance, government relations, reporting, and case management and processing.
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