Finding your E-2 Qualifying Business

E-2 Visa for qualifying Business in USA Basic Decision:
Purchase a Business or Start your Own

As an E-2 visa applicant you have the choice of acquiring an existing business or starting your own, new business in theUnited States.

D&A is experience with assiting UK E-2 clients who start and acquire businessese accors the United States.

Our experienced lawyers can discuss the legal differences between these two options.

How We assist you Open a US Business

In addition to a team of E-2 visa lawyers D&A has corporate and tax lawyers who are able to assis you form a business and explainn the key considerations in doing so.

Our goal is not merely to obtain your clietns an E-2 visa but to position them for success in the Unoted States. We want to remian a long-term partner to our clients.

How Can D&A Help you find and Acquire or Start a Business?E-2 Visa Lawyer for a Business in USA

While D&A is not a business broker we do maintain relationships with leading business brokers across the US wo are able to assist you locate E-2 qualifying businesses that are for sale.

As your lawyers, D&A will carefully help you examine legal risks associated with the acquisition of an exisitng business and guide you through the acquisition and E-2 visa application process.


Acquiring or starting a franchize poses special issues. D&A’s corporate and immigration lawyers are expereincned in guidinng UK Nationals trough the relevant legal issues which include, but are not limited to:

  • Whether the franchiosr will allow non-US redients to own a franchise.
  • Whether there are overly onerus terms and conditions in the franchize agreement.
  • Whether the terms of the franchize agreement allow you sufficient control over your business so as to qualify for E-2 visa purposes.
What Businesses Have D&A’s Clients Used for E-2 Visa Purposes in the Past?

D&A have represented clients inn multiple industries acquire and sart E-2 qualify businesses in every corner of the United States. Some examples cann be found by visiting the case studies page on our website.

Davies & Associates in the United Kingdom

We are recognized as a leading US law firm specializing in E-2 visa applications for UK Nationals.

Our resources across the US are available to help to assist you with the formation or acquisition of your US business.

Our team in London can assist you with every step of your E2 visa process.

Local Experience, International Expertize

Our firm has direct “on the ground” expertize both in the United Kingdom and the United States. We are familiar with the unique procedures in place at the US embassy in London. Call us in London at: +44 207-5628359.

69 Old Broad Street
Level 17, Dashwood House
London EC2M 1QS, United Kingdom
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Phone: +44 207-5628359
Where to Apply: US Consulates in London and Belfast

E-2 treaty investor visa interviews in the United Kingdom are conducted at the US Consulate in London and at the US Consulate in Belfast. E2 visa lawyers The US consulates in the United Kingdom are located at:

E2 treaty investment visa lawyers in London and the United Kingdom


33 Nine Elms Ln
SW11 7US
United Kingdom



223 Stranmillis Road
United Kingdom
Davies & Associates E2 Visa Lawyers in the United Kingdom

Based in the United States with a team of US E2 visa lawyers in London, Davies & Associates is recognized as a leading US law firm specializing in E-2 visa applications for UK Nationals.

Our resources across the US, including a team of specialist E2 visa corporate lawyers and E2 visa tax lawyers, are available to help to assist you with the formation or acquisition of your US business and your application for an E2 visa.

Our team in London can assist you with every step of your E2 visa process.

E2 Visa Interview Preparation Suite in Nine Elms, London
US Consulate in London viewed from E2 Visa lawyers preparation suite

In 2022, D&A plan to open an interview preparation suite opposite the US consulate in London. Our E2 visa attorneys in London will receive clients at the suite before their interview and de-brief them in the suite after their interview.

Our interview preparation suite will potentially be located at: 3 Viaduct Gardens, London, SW11 7A, United Kingdom

Client Reviews
Mark is one of the best things happened to me in immigration. I was very skeptical as my last attempt to obtain an L1A was a negative one through another lawyer. Mark came in and… [made] sure that the case [was refiled] successfully. Rest assured, I can vouch for his services and will recommend him highly. Indian L1 Applicant previously denied using another law firm
I have been dealing with this firm for the last several years. They got my E2 visa approved followed by my E2 visa renewal as well. They are the best immigration lawyers I have ever met….. No one can give you better service than this firm. Australian E-2 visa applicant
Several lawyers told me I would not be able to get a TN visa. Two weeks after contacting Davies & Associates I was working in New York, visa in hand. I have recommended this firm to several friends and colleagues, they do an excellent job every time." Individual Seeking 'Impossible' TN Visa
Davies & Associates provided me with truly outstanding customer service 7 days a week. Technically brilliant, Davies & Associates not only successfully obtained E-2 visa status for myself and my Indian wife but also seamlessly coordinated my entire legal team, ensuring the timely completion of my acquisition." E2 Visa Applicant and Business Owner
I was qualified as a physician in a foreign country. Being on a J-1 visa I was facing having to leave the United States and return to my home country. Davies & Associates secured one of only 30 J-1 visa waivers available in my State, allowing me to work for a US hospital and remain in the United States." Doctor Seeking J-1 Visa Waiver
My exisiting immigration lawyer, who has a global reputation in immigration law, told me that "it couldn't be done". Someone suggested I speak to Davies & Associates and they obtained the immigration benefits I wanted. I will always use this firm in the future, they are miracle workers." Small Professional Business With International Offices
I am very satisfied with the services Mark Davies has provided me. He has a very extensive knowledge in immigration laws and has a thorough approach to any case." U Visa Applicant, A Victim of Crime
There is no question that Davies & Associates is clearly the leading E-2 visa law firm in the United States." E2 Visa Applicant and Business Owner
Extremely knowledgable, available, and reliable Mark was a god-send when dealing with USCIS. He is very experienced so he knows the ins and outs of the process, can predict response times and is very available to answer questions in a timely and friendly manner. Highly recommended to anyone trying to navigate a complicated immigration process at any stage." Syrian Marriage Based Immigrant Visa Applicant with Two Year J-1 Waiver
I highly recommend Davies & Associates LLC Mark Davies is a joy to work with. His extensive knowledge, speedy response and attentive service took away all my fears of dealing with immigration and visa applications. He is very generous with his time in explaining every step along the way and I have already and will in the future recommend him to anybody who is looking for an immigration lawyer." Small Business Owner and E-2 Visa Applicant