FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
QMy UK visa is about to expire, I wish to stay in the UK longer but don't know the procedure. I do not want to spend a fortunate to hear information I've already been told. What should I do?
ATelephone or e-mail us as soon as possible and we will explain your options cost free. We may be able to help you and will clearly explain the charges involved. If you decide to submit a visa extension application we can represent you, the cost of your initial advice will be assumed as part of a fixed fee for the entire submission.
Many of our services operate on a fixed fee basis and we clearly explain all costs.
QI do not currently live in the United Kingdom, rather I am in my home country. I am intent on coming to the UK and seek help on which immigration category applies to me. Can you help me?
ATelephone or e-mail us, explaining your circumstances and what you wish to do. We are happy to invite you to our office for a free consultation, during which we can look at your situation and assess how we can best help you.
QWe are a business based outside of the United Kingdom. Our intention is to open a branch and move some staff to our UK office, can you advice us on so doing?
AYes, we deal with business cases as well as those of private individuals. This process is complex. You may send someone to the UK as your firm's “sole representative.” Your representative can establish your UK satellite branch and we can help you apply for a license from the UKBA. This license allows you to move some skilled, long-term staff to your UK branch. The regulations are strict and professional advice is vital. This process can be slow which is why we advice you contact us as soon as possible.
QI am a UK employer and I would like to bring over a worker from outside the country, can you help?
AContact us and we will advice you whether your circumstances allow for this. If you need a license from the UKBA we assist you in this. We can also be your nominated representative for dealing with your case management in respect of the UKBA once your license has been received. It is crucial that your business operates under the law and this is complex legal territory. Employers who are found to have staff without the right to work can be fined a maximum of £10,000 – that's why it's important you contact us for professional advice and representation.
QAs an employer I already have a license but we need to review our staff and ensure that they are working on the right side of the law.
AYou can nominate us as a level 1 user for your case management with the UKBA. We can then fully assess your case and, with your permission, carry out reviews in respect of new or existing workers.
QI am in the United Kingdom but my spouse is abroad. Can you help me obtain entry clearance for them?
AAbsolutely, we can advise on matters of entry clearance for relatives. Telephone or e-mail us and we will explain how the law affects your situation and how we can help your case.
Q I have received notification that my visa extension application has been denied, is there a route of appeal you can help me with?
AContact us and enclose/attach the refusal letter. We'll tell you free of charge whether we can help you and your chances of success. We will not take on any case that cannot feasibly be won. The process and costs will be explained to you free of legal jargon.
QYour office is in Scotland but my hearing is located elsewhere in the UK, can you help me?
AContact us. If it is not cost effective for you to be represented by our solicitors we will inform you of how to search for more a more local solicitor, you will not be charged for this service.
QI have a question/enquiry that is not listed here?
ATelephone or e-mail our office and we will do our best to help you. We never take on a case that has no real merit and always explain the costs. As immigration lawyers with a wealth of experience, we are confident in helping in varied and diverse cases.