Looking for immigration lawyers in London?
The Immigration Advice Service is proud to have the best immigration lawyers London has to offer. Our immigration lawyers are all OISC accredited and bring years of experience in practising in the immigration law sector.
Our legal team provides some of the most dedicated, specialist immigration solicitors advisers in London. Here at IAS, we can help with a range of UK immigration enquiries, applications, and appeals ranging from UK visa applications to help with hiring people from overseas. We offer professional advice, appeals and application help and fast-track services for a variety of different UK immigration law areas.
Why do I need specialist UK immigration solicitors?
UK immigration law is an extremely complex area. Often, applicants are denied visas because they don’t fully understand what is required of them or they face complications/issues surrounding their applications. That’s where we come in.
Consulting an immigration solicitor can help to eliminate a lot of stress and frustration from the immigration process. Our legal team make the process of applying for an immigration visa simple, easy to understand and less time-consuming for you with years of experience
With some of the best immigration lawyers London has to offer, they will also increase your chances of being approved for a visa to visit, work, live or study in the United Kingdom. Contact us to seek help for all your immigration issues. Experience.
Where is your office located in London?
IAS has an office at London Bridge, which hosts several experienced OISC immigration solicitors.
Between them, our experts have over 50 years of experience in practising UK immigration law. They are experienced in all areas of the law, from Spouse and Partner Visas, Immigration and Nationality matters, Work Visas and visa sponsorship for employers.
No matter what your enquiry, you can always count on our lawyers for immigration issues. Our services are bespoke, meaning they are crafted around individuals, couples and businesses and are completely dependent on you. You will be paired with with a lawyer for immigration issues who suits your needs and can help best with your particular enquiry. This means that you will be placed in the best hands, with the best possible chance of success. Contact us today to find out more about how our solicitors can help you with any immigration and nationality matter.
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All our UK immigration solicitors in London have experience in different areas of law, making them specialists in that particular area. Some practice in family law while others are more experienced in making applications for British citizenship. IAS also has London-based immigration lawyers who are especially experienced in corporate immigration law and have assisted various high-profile businesses and employers to recruit foreign talent and apply for sponsor licences.
With immigration solicitors at office locations all over the UK, the Immigration Advice Service is a leading law firm not only in London but across the country. We offer valuable immigration advice on nationality law, corporate and asylum queries. Your experience is very important to us. That’s why our legal team of specialist solicitors provide a professional environment to review your circumstances and give expert immigration advice to suit your individual needs.
All our UK immigration solicitors are accredited by OISC (Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner), meaning they are licensed to give you legal immigration advice and application assistance. Our law firms and solicitors have a high success rate in achieving fantastic results for even complex cases for our clients.
What services do you offer?
Our highly qualified team have extensive knowledge of all the key areas of UK immigration. This includes immigration law, nationality law, family law, asylum law and corporate and business immigration law.
As every situation is unique, our team of immigration solicitors assess each immigration case on an individual basis to ensure we provide the best immigration advice. You’ll be assigned an immigration lawyer who will personally handle your case and be available to answer any queries you have. Our immigration advice specialists can help you to understand complex immigration application requirements or issues and represent you for your application or appeal process.
We offer professional advice, appeals and application help and fast-track services for a variety of different UK immigration law areas, including:
- Spouse and Partner Visas
- British Citizenship
- Indefinite Leave to Remain
- Work Permits and Visas
- Family Visas
- Spouse Visa Extensions
- Visitor Visas
- Sponsor licence application
Get in touch with our immigration lawyers London office to find out more about our step-by-step immigration advice and immigration application process.
Contact us on 020 3355 2555
What is the first step I can take to work with an IAS UK immigration solicitor?
If you get in touch with specialist immigration solicitors team, you can book an untimed Advice Session with one of our professionals either in person at our office, over the phone or over Skype.
During your session, you will be able to discuss your case with your dedicated caseworkers and receive comprehensive assistance. Our team will take detailed instruction on your matter.
- Assess your enquiry beforehand, based on the information that you provided. Subsequently, we will have a good understanding of your situation before you arrive at the office, and will be able to offer immediate advice.
- Take you through all your available options to get your desired results. We will investigate the necessary conditions required by UK law to determine your eligibility. By doing this, we can advise you on the best way to continue with your application.
- Inform you of the most relevant and adequate documentation you will need to support your case.
We will be able to discuss how our different packages, such as our application package, could help you. Applications to the Home Office can be complicated, and seeking the advice of an experienced professional is often the only way to avoid any waste of time and money.
Once the session is over, you will be able to ask any question about your situation. You will have a further 7-day period to address any additional queries free of charge. If you are happy with our plan of action to process your case, you can hire your adviser and instruct him to complete your application on your behalf.
Call us on 020 3797 2236 or enquire online to book your advice session with one of IAS’ immigration lawyers.
Can you help me with business immigration?
If you are a UK employer and you wish to hire foreign workers, you must first get a Sponsor License. This is a necessary part of the process of employing skilled international workers.
To be eligible, you must prove that:
- You are a legitimate business;
- You need to hire skilled workforce from outside the EEA;
- Do not have any unspent criminal convictions nor a history of failing to carry out sponsorship duties.
Proving that you have a genuine need for migrant workers can be a complicated and time-consuming process. For this reason, at IAS, our immigration solicitors offer several services dedicated to those who wish to apply for a Sponsor License.
You will be assigned to one of our lawyers who specialises in corporate immigration law. your dedicated adviser will guide you through each stage of your application and will work closely with you and all your company representatives until your case is solved.
Our team will work with you through conference calls or Skype, at any time that suits you.
We also offer extensive support on how to pass the genuine business test and organise all your relevant documents into a proper and successful application portfolio.
Call us today to find out more about our services and arrange your first consultation with one of our immigration specialists.
Can you help me settle in the UK permanently?
Immigration solicitors in our London office can help you if you are looking to extend your stay in the UK or gain permanent residence to remain in the UK and apply for British Citizenship.
Our team of immigration lawyers has helped countless clients to settle in the UK permanently after coming to the UK with valid entry clearance.
We assist people who are living in the UK currently, who want to become settled people. The types of settlement application we assist with include:
- Applications for Indefinite Leave to Remain, under three-year, five-year and long-residence routes
- British citizenship applications and claims
- Applications for EEA Settled Status (formerly EEA Permanent Residence)
As part of our nationality services, we will pair you with one of our immigration lawyers who is highly experienced in making settlement applications on behalf of clients. They will work closely with you to assess your eligibility, compile all evidence and devise a plan of action to make a claim or application for you, including ensuring you meet English language and ‘Life in the UK’ requirements.
They will also complete your application forms for you and write a legal Letter of Representation to be submitted alongside your case. They’ll then keep in contact with the UK Home Office while your settlement claim is assessed and inform you of the decision when it is reached? Call our London office on 020 3355 2555 to find out more
I want to join my family in the UK, can IAS help me?
IAS’ team of immigration solicitors are committed to helping families to live happily together and navigating any UK immigration queries with specialist knowledge of this area of law.
If your relatives live in the UK, you may be eligible to join them by applying for a Family Visa. Once you get one of these permits, you will be able to stay in the UK for up to 6 months. We offer a variety of services dedicated to several Family Visa applications, such as Spouse Visas, Children and Adult Dependants, and Fiance and Unmarried Partner Visas.
There are several Family Visas available, so the criteria for each type of visa varies depending on the relationship, but you must provide evidence that your relationship to the UK-based relative is genuine. You may also be able to switch to a Family Visa as an alternative permit to remain in the UK with your relatives.
In order to be eligible for one of the UK Family Visas, one of the following must apply:
- You are the spouse/civil partner, partner or close relative of a British citizen or person with settled status
- You are the fiancé of a British citizen or person with settled status
- You are the dependent spouse/civil partner, partner or close relative of a person with UK entry clearance
- You are a Commonwealth citizen with a grandparent who was born in the UK
- You are the family member of a person who is living in the UK (family visitor visa route)
Our professional immigration solicitors will be happy to guide you through the complex process and can offer an untimed advice package to assess your situation and an application package to then oversee your application process.
Can a immigration solicitor in London help with a visa application?
Our London based immigration solicitors can help you if you are making any kind of application for a UK visa. No matter what stage you are at with your visa application, we can assist you.
Our legal team assist clients with all types of visa application, including:
-Visas for dependants (children and partners)
I want to work in the UK, can your immigration solicitors help me?
Our specialist immigration solicitors Skilled individuals who wish to work in the UK can apply for a Tier 2 Visa. To be eligible you must:
- Hold a job offer from a UK-based company
- Will be hearing an appropriate salary for the job
- Mett specific English language requirements
- Pass the genuine vacancy test, meaning that your skills must be appropriate for your role
- Have enough funds to support yourself and your family in the UK without relying on public funds.
Contact us at our London office today for support to be eligible to work in the UK
I am based outside of the UK. Can I still work with IAS immigration lawyers?
Yes you can! Our UK immigration solicitors have much experience working with clients from all over the world. Our legal team can conduct advice sessions remotely, either over the phone or online via Skype if you are currently abroad. We also have offices based in multiple locations around the country, with specialist immigration solicitors to help you. You are welcome to visit us at any of our locations to receive any of our services.
Get started today by getting in touch with our London team of immigration solicitors either over the phone on 020 3603 4989 or online over live chat or email to set up your first consultation.
I need urgent legal assistance - can your London immigration solicitors help me?
If you require immediate legal support, our efficient team of OISC-accredited specialists are here to assist you and your family. Whether you are seeking asylum in the UK, or you are completing an application that is time-sensitive, we can arrange a 1:1 untimed advice session with one of our lawyers as soon as possible. With our Fast-Track Application Package, we can process your case in time with any deadline.
Asylum claims are often a very urgent request that need dealing with quickly, as your safety is our top priority. We advise that you get in touch with our solicitors team as soon as possible. Our team of UK immigration specialists is available to offer fast, urgent and comprehensive advice to those who are seeking help in the UK.
How much does it cost to hire an immigration solicitor in London?
Our immigration solicitors know that each individual case when dealing with a UK immigration issue is personal and unique to you. Our services can be tailored exactly to you to ensure you have the best experience and will be discussed privately.
Our advice, application and appeal packages have fixed fees which are calculated based on your type of enquiry. They are not subject to change once they have been quoted to you; there are no hidden costs or fees with IAS.
When you make an enquiry with us, either by calling our office or filling out our contact form, your dedicated adviser will review your case and quote you accordingly. Based on your enquiry, you will either receive a quote for an advice package – an untimed one off session with a lawyer. You may also receive a fixed-fee quote for our tailored application service. However, in most cases, this will be assessed by your personal solicitor after your advice session. After speaking with you, the solicitor will send you your quote for the service you require.
Though there are fees involved, by entrusting your application to IAS’ solicitors you can maximise your chances of success and make it less likely you will have to spend time or money on applications or appeals in the future.
Call us today on 020 3355 2555 to speak to a member of our customer care team at our London office who will be happy to start your journey with our immigration services.
My visa is about to expire. Can IAS immigration solicitors help me?
If your current visa is due to expire anytime soon, you must apply for an extension or arrange your way back home as quickly as possible. Otherwise, you may face severe consequences, including a permanent ban from entering the UK.
When applying for a visa extension, you must produce an extensive bundle of documents to support your case and highlight the reasons why you should remain in the UK.
If your application is unsuccessful, you will need to leave the UK. For many migrants, this may mean losing their job, home and legal residency rights in this country. For this reason, your renewal forms should be completed correctly, without any mistake.
On the other hand, if you have accumulated at least five years of continuous residency in the UK and you meet additional criteria, you may be able to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain and settle in the UK.
To receive professional support for your application, you can hire one of IAS’ immigration law specialists in the UK. You can meet our team in London or one of our offices in the country. Get in touch with our team today to learn more.
Comprehensive immigration advice tailored to your circumstances and goals.
Designed to make your visa application as smooth and stress-free as possible.
Fast Track Package
Premium application service that ensures your visa application is submitted to meet your deadline.
Ensure you have the greatest chance of a successful appeal. We will represent you in any case.
The Advice Package
During this untimed Advice Session with our professional immigration lawyers in London, you will receive our comprehensive advice, completely tailored to your needs and your situation.
The Application Package
With our Application Package, your dedicated immigration lawyer will advise you on your application process and eligibility. Your caseworker will then complete and submit your forms to the Home Office on your behalf.
The Fast Track Package
Our Fast-Track Application Package is a premium service for those who need to submit their application in time with their deadlines. Your case will become a top priority for our lawyers and you will benefit from our highest-quality services.
The Appeal Package
By choosing our Appeal Package, you can rely on our lawyers’ legal knowledge and experience to ensure you have the highest chance of a successful appeal. We will also fully represent you in any hearings/tribunals.
Having an application rejected can be stressful and disheartening.
If you have received a refusal letter from the UKVI, you may still be able to appeal your case and challenge the Home Office’s decision. If you are able to make an appeal the authorities will review you application and the reasons for your rejection.
Our immigration lawyers in London offer an Appeal Package that will help make the process easier.
As part of the package we will:
- Review your refusal letter to understand why your case was rejected;
- Help you produce a new portfolio of evidence to support your appeal;
- Guide you through each step of the appeal process;
- Liaise with the authorities until your case is solved;
- Represent you at the full hearing before the tribunal, if necessary.
Call us today or make an enquiry online to learn more about our Appeal package and all our bespoke immigration services.
No, our immigration lawyers in London are available for appointments online or over the phone as well as in person at your nearest IAS office.
If you don’t feel comfortable coming into the office or wish to make an appointment from outside the UK then our immigration solicitors can call you via phone or Skype to discuss your immigration issue.