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    We provide a bespoke and personal immigration service to our clients with a focus on clarity and a successful outcome. Every case and every client has it’s own requirements and we mould our advice and approach in accordance with the client’s needs, budget, timeframe and desired outcome.

    Tier 1 Investor Visa

    The Tier 1 Investor Visa is aimed at High Net Worth individuals looking to move to the UK by making an investment.

    A minimum investment of £2 million in a UK company (private or publicly trading) needs to be made in order to qualify under this route.

    Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa (Extensions and Indefinite Leave to Remain)

    Whilst fresh entry clearance applications are no longer considered under this route, applicants can continue to make visa extension applications until 5 April 2023 and indefinite leave to remain applications until 5 April 2025.

    It is essential for applicant’s to take advice as applications can be refused for failing to provide documents in the specific format.

    Start Up / Innovator Visa

    The Start up and Innovator Visa routes were introduced in March 2019 to replace the Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) and Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) categories.

     

    Applicants are required to submit detailed business plans to Government approved endorsing bodies, for businesses that are innovative, viable and scalable.

    Family Visas

    Whether you’re looking to join your spouse, unmarried partner, child or parents in the UK there are specific requirements of the immigration rules, which are codified in Appendix FM of the immigration rules!

    Visit Visa

    Travelling to the UK for business, to visit family or to seeking medical treatment; there are specific requirements and documentary evidence that UK Visas and Immigration like to see in support of a visit visa application.

     

    In particular they want to make sure your visit to the UK is a for a genuine purpose, that you have the resources to fund the trip and that you have every intention to return.

     

    We regularly see refusals for visit visa applications refused on a completely arbitrary basis. In most instances there are no rights of appeal to these decisions and the only way to challenge these decisions is by way of Judicial Review.

     

    We urge you to get in touch if you have had a visit visa application refused and we can advise you on how to successfully make an application or if there are merits, how to challenge a decision.

     

    Appeals and Judicial Reviews

    Since The Immigration Act 2014, there are now only limited rights to appeal with the total rights of appeal being reduced from 17 to 4.

     

    This makes it incredibly important to submit applications correctly the first time round and in the unfortunate event of a refusal to seek advice to ensure an appeal is conducted thoroughly.

     

    Judicial Review is a type of court proceeding in which a judge reviews the lawfulness of a decision or action made by a public body. The UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) are part of the office of the Secretary of State (SSHD) and any decision they make is a decision made by a public body.

     

    Only a very limited number of UKVI decisions have a right of appeal attached to them and therefore if you feel decision has not been made lawfully, your only way to challenge such a decision is by way of Judicial Review.

    Ancestry Visa

    If you are a Commonwealth citizen and have a grandparent who was born in the UK, you could be eligible for a UK Ancestry Visa. You’d have to show amongst other things that you had a British grandparent, that you were employable and intended to take employment once in the UK.

    Nationality

    British Nationality law can be quite complex and there are various routes to citizenship that people may be unaware of.

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