- relocating and settling in the UK
- EEA applications
- Leave to Remain applications under Tier 1, 2, 4, 5
- applications under the current Points-Based System
- applications for Indefinite Leave to Remain
- Nationality matters
- applications for registration as British nationals
- passport applications
OUR TEAMManzoor Ahmad Shah – Principal Solicitor
- He is the head of our team and has over 17 years’ experience. Manzoor has been supervising the immigration department in the firm since its establishment in 2008.
- He has completed his BSc from University of Kashmir (J&K, India), LLB (hons) and Sharia’ Law from IIUI (Islamabad, Pakistan).
- He qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and gained experience in several law firms before opening his own comprehensive practice in 2008.
- He has also completed several professional development courses in conveyancing law.
- Languages: Manzoor speaks fluent Urdu, Kashmiri, Hindi and Arabic.
- He works under the direct supervision of Mr Shah and has over 8 months experience in Immigration.
- He will often be the caseworker on such matters and is regularly in contact with clients and the Tribunal.
- He graduated from the University of Buckingham with an LLB in 2014 and completed his LPC at the University of Westminster in 2017.
Costs & PricingThe Principal, Mr Shah, is assisted by a dedicated Immigration team, who will help you in all privately funded matters. Unfortunately, we are currently unable to assist you under Legal Aid for Immigration cases. Our firm generally operates fixed fees prices for most cases. However the costs vary according to the complexity of the case. On some occasions you will be charged on an hourly basis. All disbursements are in addition to the fixed fees & Home Office Fees. For postage, packaging, telecommunication charges, copying charges, stationary, sundries and miscellaneous there is a charge of 5% of our fees. If you are subject to VAT this will be added to the costs. However, if you have no status in the UK – you will not be charged VAT.
|Application type||Approximate total fees (please note that VAT is payable in addition to the fees below at a rate of 20%)|
|Tier 2 Minister of Religion||£2,000|
|Tier 2 General Migrant||£2,000|
|Tier 1 Investor – extension||£5,000|
|Tier 1 Entrepreneur – extension||£5000|
|Tier 1 Exceptional Talent – extension||£3,500|
|Tier 4 Student||£1,500|
|Tier 5 Visa||£1,500|
|Innovator visa||£5000 – £7,500|
|Start-up visa||£5000 – £7,500|
|Global Talent visa||£5000 – £7,500|
|EEA Family Permit / Residence Card / Registration Certificate||£1,000 – £2,000|
|EEA Permanent Residence||£1,000 – £2,000|
|Retained right of Residence||£1,200 – £1,500|
|Appendix FM Entry Clearance – Partner||£1,000 – £2,500|
|Appendix FM Leave to Remain – Partner||£1,500 – £2,500|
|Indefinite Leave To Remain – Partner||£1,500 – £3,000|
|Appendix FM Entry Clearance – Parent||£1,500 – £2,500|
|Appendix FM Leave to Remain – Parent||£1,500 – £2,000|
|Indefinite Leave To Remain – Parent||£1,500 – £2,000|
|Entry Clearance – Child||£1,000 – £3,000|
|British Citizenship||£1,000 – £2,000|
|British Passport||£1,000 – £3,000|
|British Registration||£1,000 – £3,000|
|Initial Representations (Deportation)||£1,500 – £5,000|
|Business Visa – Sole Rep||£3,000 – £5,000|
|Asylum||£2,500 – £7,000|
|Visitor Visa||£1,000 – £2,000|
|Adult Dependant Relative||£2,000 – £3,000|
|Discretionary leave to remain||£1,500 – £3,000|
|Domestic worker||£1,000 – £2,000|
|Private Life||£1,000 – £2,000|
|UK Ancestry||£1,000 – £2,000|
|ILR – Long Residence||£1,500 – £2,500|
|ILR (Refugee)||£1,000 – £2,000|
|SET(DV)||£1,500 – £3,000|
- Court fee Oral hearing £140.00.
- Court Fee Paper hearing £80.00.
- Barristers fees £600 to £3,000 depending on experience of the barrister and complexity of the case, VAT is dependent on the client’s immigration status.
- Taking instructions from you throughout the matter
- Advising you as to the merits of your case and what you will be required to provide
- Preparing the applications and any relevant forms
- Drafting your statements (if required)
- Making representations in support of your matter
- Submitting the application to the Home Office or the Tribunal
- Any Home Office fees for making the application. You will pay this to the Home Office directly as part of the application process.
- Home Office Immigration Health Surcharge.
- Where the Home Office refuse your application, any advice and assistance in relation to any appeal or further application.
- Barrister’s fees.
- Applications for Dependants such as partner and children under 18.
- Costs for English language tests, tuberculosis tests, criminal record certificates, biometrics.
- Attendance at a Home Office interview: Interviews are rare in most categories, if the Home Office ask you to attend an interview, we can give you clear advice (and discuss the possibility of us attending with you) at the appropriate time. We can give you an additional quote for this if required.
- Translation costs for documents which must be provided to the Home Office in English
- Assessing your circumstances in detail and confirming which is the most appropriate application for you to make and what other options may be available to you.
- Giving you advice about the requirements of the law and assessing whether you meet the criteria.
- If you do not fulfil certain criteria, whether this can be overcome and how.
- Providing you with a detailed and tailored checklist of documents for your particular application and certain templates.
- Considering your supporting evidence and providing feedback and advice.
- Preparing the application covering letter with legal representations on our firm’s letterhead.
- Liaising with any 3rd parties such as your accountants or business consultants to obtain the required evidence.
- Completing the application form following your instructions and offering advice on completion and booking of visa appointments in the UK or abroad.
- Preparing your application package for submission to the Home Office and advising on processing timelines.
- Liaising with the Home Office on any further enquiries.
- Giving you advice about the outcome of the application, conditions of your visa and any immediate further steps you need to take.
We cannot guarantee how long the Home Office will take to complete an application, but their current processing times can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration/about-our-services
Please note the above fees include taking instructions from you, advising you as to the merits of your case and what you will be required to provide, preparing the applications, drafting your statements (if required), making representations in support of your matter and submitting the application to the Home Office or the Tribunal. Our fees will include any and all follow up correspondence up to a decision that is directly related to the case on hand.
There may be Home Office fees, court fees, barrister fees and Immigration Health Surcharge fees payable. The amount will vary on a case by case basis and you will be advised as to what the fees will be prior to the submission of the application, so that you are fully aware of any current and on-going costs that you need to be prepared for.
We follow Home Office guidance for the completion of an immigration application.