You can challenge the decision of the Home Office to refuse your application for permission to stay in the UK by way of an appeal to the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) if you have been given a right of appeal against the refusal of your application. The appeal to the First Tier Tribunal should be filed within 14 days after the Home Office, UKVI sent the notice of decision to the appellant.

If you have not been given right of appeal against the refusal of your application, there may be a possibility to challenge the refusal by way of Judicial Review in the Upper Tribunal or, alternatively, a fresh application may be submitted to the Home Office in some cases.

We can represent you in your appeal against the decision of the Home Office to refuse your application for leave to remain in the UK and do all the work until decision by the Immigration Judge at First Tier Tribunal on your appeal. Our work will include:

  • considering the contents of the refusal letter of the Home Office, UKVI and discuss any possible grounds to challenge the same by way of an appeal to the First Tier Tribunal;
  • advising you on the relevant requirements, relevant laws and procedures;
  • advising you on the relevant documents to be submitted in support of your appeal;
  • considering the contents of such documents and discussing the same with you;
  • advising you on the weaknesses and strengths of your appeal;
  • preparing grounds in support of the appeal arguing how the decision of the Home Office, UKVI is not in accordance with the relevant laws and facts;
  • preparing a cover letter in support of the appeal;
  • submitting the appeal to the First Tier Tribunal online, by fax or special delivery;
  • considering the contents of the Respondent's bundle after it has been served on us by the Home Office, UKVI;
  • preparing any witness statements for the witnesses who will appear in court on the date of hearing to give their oral evidence in support of the appeal;
  • preparing appellant's bundle of documents and to serve the same on the First Tier Tribunal and the Home Office Presenting Officers Unit within the prescribed time;
  • Instructing and liaising with the Barrister who will appear in court before the Immigration Judge to represent you in your appeal; and
  • liaising with the First Tier Tribunal and do all the follow up work until decision by the Immigration Judge at First Tier Tribunal on your appeal.

Legal Affairs Solicitors are experts in dealing with immigration appeals (non-asylum appeals) against the refusal of an immigration application by the Home Office, UKVI.

You can contact us if you are seeking legal help from immigration lawyers in West Midlands in relation to your non-asylum appeal against the refusal of your immigration application by the Home Office and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

If we are instructed by you to represent you regarding your appeal matter, the immigration casework to be carried out by our immigration solicitors will:

  • take detailed instructions from you and advise you about the relevant immigration laws and procedures to be adopted by the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) in your immigration appeal;
  • discuss your case in detail with you and advise you about the weaknesses and strengths of your immigration appeal;
  • discuss reasons for refusal letter with you and advise you about possible grounds of immigration appeal;
  • advise you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your immigration appeal;
  • consider contents of the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the immigration appeal and discuss the same with you;
  • complete the relevant immigration appeal form and discuss the same with you;
  • prepare grounds of immigration appeal to rebut reasons for refusal of your application;
  • prepare a covering letter to introduce and support the appeal;
  • submit notice of appeal to the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) with all the supporting documentation;
  • discuss the contents of the respondent's bundle with you and prepare a detailed witness statement to be submitted in support of the appeal;
  • prepare witness statements of any other witness(es) who can give evidence before the Immigration Judge in the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) in support of the appeal;
  • prepare the indexed and paginated appeal bundles of documents to be submitted in support of the immigration appeal;
  • arrange a pre-hearing conference with our representative who will discuss your immigration appeal with you and advise you about the court procedure in relation to your immigration appeal;
  • instruct and liaise with the barrister who will appear before the court and represent you in your appeal hearing;
  • discuss your court hearing with you and discuss with you the likely outcome of the immigration appeal hearing;
  • do all the follow up work until decision is reached on your immigration appeal;
  • advise you about the implications of the decision on your immigration appeal.

Our Fee For In-Country Immigration Appeal

  • We will charge you a fee from £1,000.00 + VATfor our professional immigration services in relation to your immigration appeal. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in your immigration appeal. The agreed fee will cover all our work until decision is made by the Immigration Judge on your immigration appeal.
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your matter, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and the balance must be paid within a month from the date of initial instructions.
  • Please note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by  us on your behalf e.g. Court fee, Barrister's fee to appear before the Immigration Judge at the date of appeal hearing, translation of documents, Medical Reports etc.