Am Law 100 labor and employment specialist Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart is the latest firm to turn to Belfast for its back-office operations, announcing Tuesday that it is opening a global service center in the Northern Ireland capital to support its immigration practice.

Through partnering with regional business development agency Invest Northern Ireland, Ogletree joins a group of global firms, including Baker McKenzie and Allen & Overy, that have launched support centers in the city.