If I go to London using Working Holiday Visa.Can I convert it to UK work permit, if i found a permanent job?

Question by cck: If I go to London using Working Holiday Visa.Can I convert it to UK work permit, if i found a permanent job?
How long would UK take to process work permit? approximately how many months? Is that easy for Chinese Malaysian to get a job in UK ((with malaysia Degree in Human Resource Development)) ?

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Answer by sarch_uk
You cannot change a Working Holiday Visa to a permanent work visa, it is simply not allowed….

I apologise…there are instances whereby you can change to a permanent work permit…it all depends on if the job you get is on the skills shortage list…see this link for further details.
http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/workingintheuk/workingholidaymakers/extending/

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