Find out more about the best immigration lawyers in Leicester
Our Leicester office is at St George’s House in Leicester. IAS is widely regarded as having the best immigration specialists in Leicester, many of whom are trained to the level of immigration solicitors.
The IAS immigration lawyers in Leicester are specially trained to deal with all manner of UK immigration issues and are able to offer a wide range of specialist services that are designed to help you achieve your immigration aims. If you would like to come to work, study or live in the UK but you are unsure of how the Points Based System works, then our experts can explain even the most complex of details in the immigration process and help you progress to making a successful application.
Additionally, if you’re already residing in the UK and would like to extend your stay, our exceptionally talented immigration team can help you in extension applications. We can also help you with appeals and with applications for those who may already have overstayed in Leicester.
Whatever immigration problem you are faced with, our immigration lawyers in Leicester can provide the legal advice and assistance to give you the highest possible chance of success. We have an excellent record in assisting clients with entry clearance applications, leave to remain, appeals, and all Tiers of visas in the UK Points Based System. Our team of immigration solicitors are well versed in all situations and are ready to provide you with our best immigration advice.
Immigration Advice Service (Leicester)St Georges House
6 St Georges Way
Phone: 0116 298 5744
What makes IAS the best immigration solicitors in Leicester?
Our immigration lawyers in Leicester can help you every step of the way. Our services are crafted around individuals so that they are suited to you.
You will be assigned an immigration lawyer who is suited to your particular needs, whether they are personal or corporate. This lawyer will spend time with you going through your options, requirements and next steps.
If you are eligible for an application and you choose to proceed with one, your lawyer will help you source and organise your documents into an Evidence Portfolio. This displays your entire case comprehensively for the Home Office when they review your case.
Your lawyer will then write a thorough Letter of Representation which will accompany your case. This letter details your case and its merits. It also references and draws on any relevant legislation or case-law in support of your case. After this, your lawyer will submit your full and completed application to the Home Office and will communicate with them on your behalf until a decision has been reached.
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Whether your case, our experienced UK immigration specialist will always be ready to help you get entry clearance or Leave to Remain in the UK.
How to contact us
Call us for free on 0116 298 5744 to speak to an immigration consultant about your issues or query now.
Otherwise, you can use our live chat or request a free callback from us by with our enquiry form.
A member of our staff will be shortly in touch with your to review your situation and book your first advice session with one of our UK immigration specialists.
Do you have an immigration advice centre in Leicester?
Yes, you can meet your local team of immigration law solicitors in Leicester or in one of our many UK offices.
Our Leicester team is based in St Georges House, in the heart of the city.
Each of our immigration experts is experienced and highly skilled in several areas of immigration law, including Family Visas, corporate immigration law, and settlement status in the UK.
Find out more about our team of OISC immigration lawyers in Leicester. As well as our Leicester office, we also have branches available in London, Manchester, and Birmingham. Alternatively, you can use our office finder to find your closest branch.
Is an immigration solicitor worth the cost?
Hiring an immigration lawyer indeed means adding further legal fees to your case. On the other hand, this is the only way to avoid mistakes and consequently save money and time.
Navigating the complex framework of UK immigration law is not easy. There are several regulations to take into account and paperwork to be completed.
For this reason, hiring a qualified immigration solicitor in Leicester and the UK prevents your application to be rejected or delayed. Furthermore, we will liaise with the Home Office and regularly check the status of your application.
At IAS, we offer a bespoke service for every immigration matter. If you wish to discuss your issues and the expected costs of your case, you can drop into our offices in Leicester or give us a call.
Can IAS’ immigration solicitors help my business get a Sponsor Licence?
If your company wishes to hire international workers, you first need to apply for a Sponsorship Licence. However, before you submit your application, you must ensure that you meet specific requirements, to demonstrate that you are a legitimate business. Besides, you must decide which members of your staff will be representing the business.
Since the Sponsor License application process may be complex and time-consuming, it is always recommended to seek the help of an immigration lawyer in Leicester, who is experienced in UK corporate immigration law. At IAS, we only employ the best specialists, who can use their in-depth knowledge of this field to help businesses with their needs.
Call us today to book your first consultation with one of our immigration solicitors.
Can an immigration solicitor in Leicester help me work in the UK?
To be eligible, you must hold a job offer from a UK-based employer which hold a valid certificate of sponsorship.
Besides, if you are applying for a Tier 2 visa, your occupation must be on the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List.
You are also required to meet several requirements, based on your salary and your skills, and score at least 70 points on your assessment test.
To find out more about your options to get entry clearance to work in the UK, you can get in touch with our immigration solicitors in Leicester.
Which Family Visa services does your team offer?
At IAS, we are committed to helping all families live happily together.
For this reason, we provide help with all types of Family Visas applications, such as:
- Adult Dependent Visa, for those who have children under the age of 18 who are living an independent life in the UK.
- Adults coming to be cared for by their relative. Your designated relative must be a British national or settled person, and they must be able to support you without claiming public funds.
- Children of a British national or settled person, for children under the age of 18.
- UK Ancestry Visa, if one of your grandparents was a UK national and you are a Commonwealth citizen.
- EEA Family Permit, for those who live outside the EEA and want to join their family in the UK.
How can my partner join me in Leicester from outside the UK?
If you and your partner are engaged, married or in a civil relationship, they may be able to join you in the UK. Before you submit your application, you must ensure that you meet all the relevant requirements, and you must be a British citizen or settled person. Based on your circumstances, you can apply for one of the following visas:
- Spouse Visa, also known as Partner Visa or Marriage Visa. It allows you and your partner to live in the UK for up to 30 months.
- Fiancé Visa, designed for those who plan to get married in the UK within six months from the date of their application.
- Civil Partnership, for same-sex couples who have legally formed a civil partnership and wish to settle in England or Wales.
- Unmarried Partner Visa, for de-facto couples who wish to live in the UK.
Call us today to learn about our UK immigration dedicated services, and how our solicitors can help you and your partner apply for a Spouse Visa or get entry clearance in the UK.
The Home Office has rejected my application. Can I hire an immigration solicitor?
Unfortunately, some applications may be rejected by the Home Office. This happens when applicants fail to provide adequate supporting evidence, or if there is any mistake with your paperwork.
If the Home Office has rejected your case, you will receive a letter with all the details about your right to appeal against this decision.
If you wish to proceed, you can seek the immigration advice of one of our professional immigration solicitors in Leicester.
Whether you wish to apply for a judicial review or an Appeal, one of our immigration solicitors will ensure you have only the greatest chance of success to get your entry clearance. We will also fully represent you in any tribunals, if necessary. Call us today to find out more about our Appeal Package.
Do I need the help of a Leicester immigration solicitor to apply for British Citizenship?
For many migrants, applying for British naturalisation is the last step of their immigration journey. However, this can be a very complex process, which requires several supporting evidence. Besides, before you apply, you must have lived in the UK on Indefinite Leave to Remain for a certain amount of time.
At IAS, our immigration solicitors in Leicester offer dedicated services for those who wish to settle in the UK. Whether you want to apply for British naturalisation or you want to find out more how to get citizenship status for your children, one of our immigration experts will be happy to help.
Get in touch with our team today to find us more about our services and to hire one of our lawyers to review your situation and provide you with the best immigration advice on your British Citizenship case.
What is Indefinite Leave to Remain?
If you have spent at least five years in the UK as a lawful resident, you may be eligible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain.
To be eligible, there are several requirements that you must meet. For example, you must haven’t spent more than 180 days in a 12/month period outside the UK during your qualifying period. Beside, you must pass a test to demonstrate your knowledge of British culture and traditions, and provide evidence of your English proficiency.
Based on your current immigration status, there are several paths you can follow so settle in the UK.
Our solicitors have already helped several clients obtain entry clearance and then get Indefinite Leave to Remain in this country. Call us today to seek our immigration advice. One of our solicitors will be happy to help you and follow you through each step of your application process.
I am international investor. Can an immigration solicitor help me get entry clearance?
International investors can get entry clearance in the UK if they are willing to invest at least £2 million into UK businesses. As high-value migrants, applicants do not need a UK-based sponsor, or to meet specific English proficiency or financial requirements.
Nevertheless, the Home Office will require adequate documentation to review the status of your investment. For this reason, it is always recommended to seek the immigration advice of a solicitor in Leicester.
Our team has already helped several clients with their Tier 1 Investor Visa application, and will cannot wait to give you the best possible change of receiving your permit to kickstart your investment in the UK.
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