Immigration lawyers London, UK

Immigration law advice around London for individuals and employers from a team of leading immigration lawyers

UK immigration services

Our team of London based immigration lawyers is one of the top ranked teams in London and the UK and is one of a relatively small number of very highly ranked immigration law teams that provides legal advice to a very broad range of individuals and employers.

We advise on immigration matters ranging from routine immigration applications to extremely complex, high stakes and nuanced immigration matters and try to keep our fees within the reach of a wide range of individual and employer clients.

A very large proportion of visa applications submitted by our team members have been granted, despite many of these applications being extremely complex, discretionary in nature and/or requiring creative arguments to succeed.

Find out more about our pricing, including examples of fee estimates. We would be pleased to discuss your requirements free of charge and tailor a costs proposal accordingly.

More recent independent legal directory comments about our immigration law team or lawyers in our team include:

  • “standout presence in immigration law” - The Legal 500 (2024)
  • “strong track record in advising individuals in their personal immigration matters” - The Legal 500 (2024)
  • “particular experience in handling immigration mandates for national and international corporates” The Legal 500 (2024)
  • “outstandingly professional, well-organised and empathetic with clients” - The Legal 500 (2024)
  • “Great knowledge and attention to clients’ needs” - The Legal 500 (2024)
  • "The innate and underlying knowledge and experience regarding nationality, residence conditions, related documentation etc. are self-evident and readily imported on a client-facing basis" - The Legal 500 (2023)
  • "Excellent client focus and professional services" - The Legal 500 (2023)
  • “excellent client care skills” - The Legal 500 (2022)
  • “The team … is known for providing a ‘very good standard of service’” - The Legal 500 (2022)
  • “super nice and competent” - The Legal 500 (2022)

Additional information about our firm can be seen on our about us, awards and accreditations, and client feedback pages. Our firm also holds Lexcel accreditation, which is the Law Society's “legal practice quality mark for practice management and client care”.

UK immigration law advice for individuals

Our immigration solicitors provide a very broad scope of immigration advice, including the following:

  • British citizenship (e.g. British citizenship by naturalisation or registration) including applications by EEA/EU/Swiss nationals
  • Indefinite leave to remain (ILR)/settlement applications, permanent residency applications, including applications by EEA/EU/Swiss nationals
  • Innovator Founder, Global Talent and Scale-up Worker, UK Expansion Worker, High Potential Individual (HPI), India Young Professionals Scheme and Graduate visas
  • Family/dependant based visa applications, including for children, spouses, civil partners, fiancés and unmarried partners
  • Skilled employment related visas
  • Student visas
  • Family (including adoption related) and dependant related visa and other applications for children, spouses, civil partners, fiancés and unmarried partners
  • Creative and sportsperson visas
  • UK ancestry visas
  • Immigration appeals and immigration litigation in the High Court, upper courts or either Immigration Tribunal
  • Human rights and discretion based applications
  • Standard visitor visas
  • Fast tracking applications

You can find out more about our immigration expertise relating to individual clients, know-how, examples of notable work, recognition, team members and related services on our immigration law services page.

Find out more about our fees for immigration law advice for individuals on our charging information page.

Immigration law advice for businesses

Our team of immigration lawyers also specialise in advising a wide range of businesses and other organisations on all UK immigration law related issues, ranging from smaller to very large organisations.

Our specialist UK immigration solicitors can advise businesses and other types of organisations on various aspects of immigration law, including in relation to:

  • Applying for sponsor licences
  • Skilled Worker visa applications
  • Global Business Mobility: Senior or Specialist Worker visas
  • Advising on all aspects of the sponsorship regime
  • Prevention of illegal working and appropriate record keeping and monitoring procedures
  • Standard visitor visas
  • Prevention of illegal working/right to work immigration regime“
  • Switching” between work related immigration categories
  • Immigration aspects of mergers and acquisitions

Find out more about our know-how, examples of notable work, recognition, team members on our business immigration expertise page.

Our offices and meeting rooms around London

We are able to meet our immigration clients at our:

We do not advise on a legal aid, “no win no fee” or similar basis.

Immigration law advice charging information

Charges are usually based on our hourly rates plus disbursements. We will provide you with an initial estimate of your likely legal costs and will update this as your requirements or the circumstances of the work change. We may also be able to offer fixed priced options for clients depending on their budget and the size, type and complexity of the work involved.

Find out more about our pricing, including examples of fee estimates. We would be pleased to discuss your requirements free of charge and tailor a costs proposal accordingly.

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Immigration law charging information

Our fees are calculated mainly by reference to the time spent, charged at an hourly rate...

Get in touch

If you would like to speak with a member of the team you can contact our immigration law solicitors by email or by telephone on +44 (0)20 3826 7664.

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