Immigration

Our Services

Area of Expertise

Appeals

If your application has been refused in country or abroad we can assist in preparing an appeal on your behalf.

What we can do for you:

  • Take Detailed Instructions from you and advise you about the relevant immigration law and procedure to be adopted by the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) in your appeal;
  • Discuss with you in detail the weaknesses and strengths of your in country or entry clearance appeal and in doing so advise on the possible grounds of appeal (that can be submitted on your behalf in support of your case);
  • Advise on which appeal is the best option - Paper (£490.00 fee) or Oral (£800.00 fee), based on the circumstances of your case;
  • Advise you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your appeal and the timescales for obtaining such evidence;
  • Consider contents of the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the application and subsequent appeal and discuss the same with you;
  • Complete the relevant appeal form (either online or paper version) together with relevant grounds of appeal and discuss the same with you;
  • Prepare a covering letter to introduce and support the appeal (which will accompany the relevant grounds of appeal and any supporting documents);
  • Submit notice of appeal to the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) with all the supporting documentation;
  • Liaise with the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal for expeditious decision on your appeal;
  • Discuss the contents of the respondent's bundle with you and prepare a detailed witness statement to be submitted in support of the appeal (which will further develop on the evidence that will be submitted in support of your appeal);
  • Prepare the indexed and paginated appeal bundles of documents to be submitted in support of the appeal;
  • Arrange a pre-hearing conference with our representative who will discuss your appeal case with you and advise you about the court procedure in relation to your appeal;
  • Represent you before the Immigration Judge at the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber);
  • Discuss your court hearing with you and discuss with you the likely outcome of the appeal hearing;
  • Deal with all follow up work until decision is reached on your appeal;
  • Advise you about the implications of the decision on your appeal
  • In the event of your appeal being dismissed we can advise on the reasons for the case being dismissed and the merits of submitting an application to the First Tier Tribunal for permission to appeal to the Upper Tribunal.

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