Practice Areas

immigration

Immigration Services

Our immigration solicitors can provide free legal advice assistance in some immigration matters. We deal with various issues including the most straightforward applications and complex cases in the First Tier / Upper Tier Tribunal of the Immigration and Asylum Chambers and the Higher Courts.

immigration

Our immigration solicitors can provide free legal advice in some immigration matters. We deal with various issues including the most straightforward applications and complex cases in the First Tier / Upper Tier Tribunal of the Immigration and Asylum Chambers and the Higher Courts.
Wilson O & Co Solicitors is valued for its excellent commitment to clients especially in the areas of their human rights. The main contact person in this department is our Principal Solicitor Mr Wilson Osondu
We are interested in winning your cases. The quality of our work is shown by the high success rates achieved in cases that we take on. We deal with some cases at no cost, on a pro bono basis. The advice we offer covers all aspects of immigration law affecting individuals including those that are detained and businesses.

Our immigration services:

• Individuals (settling, working or studying in the UK)
• Asylum, Human Rights & Appeals
• Detention & the Fast Track Process
• Business Immigration

1. Individuals (Settling, Working and Studying in the UK)

We will be able to assist you if you are coming from overseas and you want to enter UK to take up employment, study or join family and partners that are already here. We can assess your eligibility under the Points Based System (PBS) and assist you to submit a successful visa application.
This category covers;
• Those settling in the UK or Joining Family and Partners who are already here
• Naturalisation and Citizenship
• Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR)
• EEA (and Swiss) Nationals: Registration certificates
• Partner visa ; Fiancé or proposed civil partner visa
• Dependants
• Family of EEA (and Swiss) Nationals
a) Family Permit
b) Residence Cards
c) Permanent residence

Individuals Work/Study in the UK:
Introduction to the Points Based System
• Tier 1 Visa
a) General (No longer available to new applicants)
b) Exceptional Talent
c) Entrepreneur
d) Investor
e) Graduate Entrepreneur
• Tier 2 Visa
a) Tier 2 (General)
b) Minister of Religion
c) Sportsperson
d) Intra Company Transfer
• Tier 4 Visa
a) Students (General)
b) Student Visitor
c) Prospective Students
d) Tier 4 (Child)
e) Child Visitor
• Tier 5 Visa
a) Youth Mobility
b) Temporary Workers

2. Asylum, Human Rights & Appeals

Wilson O & Co Solicitors will be able to assist you if you have been detained in a detention centre or prison pending a decision. We will also be able to make an application for bail on your behalf if you have been detained. There is availability of a 24 hour hotline for emergency cases to enable us assist you outside our office hours.
We can assist in the following areas: • Applying for asylum
• Human Rights Applications
• Unaccompanied Minors
• Appeals
• Advocacy / Upper Tribunal
• Judicial Review
• Reuniting refugees with their family members

3. Detention & the Fast Track Process

• Applying for bail (immigration detention)
• Detained asylum seekers
• Unlawful detention – Immigration – Claim for Damages

4. Business Immigration

We offer help to cover where you intend to employ a foreign national or are hoping to do so. We will advise you if such a right exists especially whether they will be eligible to work in the UK. We can advise you on the status of your employees and how you can sponsor them.

Our immigration solicitors can provide free legal advice assistance in some immigration matters.  We deal with various issues including the most straightforward applications and complex cases in the First Tier / Upper Tier Tribunal of the Immigration and Asylum Chambers and the Higher Courts.