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We are a leading independent law firm providing a specialist professional service to our clients.
We are experienced in dealing with various areas of law including Immigration and Nationality Law, Criminal and Civil Litigation, Family Law and property related matters. Established in 1999 we have over the years built up a reputation for excellence.

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Our Service

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Immigration & Nationality

We offer a comprehensive service to those seeking various types of immigration applications. We have significant…
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Civil Litigation

Most individuals and businesses will, at some time, find themselves in a dispute which cannot be resolved without the involvement…
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Criminal Litigation

Becoming the subject of a criminal investigation or prosecution, no matter what the character of the alleged offence…
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Family Law

We have a team of specialists who provide an excellent quality of advice and represent clients in all aspects of family law…
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Commercial Property

We pride ourselves on providing the highest levels of client service as the cornerstone of our conveyancing practice.
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Private Client

Our client-focused approach ensures that all clients receive the very best quality advice and service. Our diverse team of solicitors…
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Latest News

  • Changes to the UK Immigration Rules from 11 January 2018

    New Statement of changes was passed to the Parliament on the 7th of December 2017. These changes will come into force from 11th of January 2018. Summary of Changes: The introduction of an electronic entry clearance visa to replace a physical vignette in the passport; Flexibility for Tier 4 students switching to Tier 2 sponsorship;
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  • Uber loses court appeal against drivers’ rights

    Taxi firm Uber has lost an appeal against a ruling that its drivers should be treated as workers rather than self-employed

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  • Measures requiring banks to check on the immigration status of existing account holders come into force today.

    Section 40G of the Immigration Act 2014, as amended by the Immigration Act 2016, sets out a duty on banks and building societies to close an account where instructed to do so by the Secretary of State. The duty is to close the relevant account “as soon as reasonably practicable”. The bank or building society
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  • The Court of Appeal overturns Sala confirming the 2006 Regulations confer a right of appeal to extended family members

    The effect of the decision is that all those appeals pending under the 2006 Regulations should now be able to proceed. Those that have resulted in notices of invalid appeal will need to be challenged. This point may be slightly academic now, in the sense that only the 2006 Regulations are directly affected, but the
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  • Supreme Court confirms that burden for proving marriage of convenience rests with Home Office

    The Supreme Court has handed down its judgement in the case of Sadovska and another (Appellants) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) (Scotland) [2017] UKSC 54. In unanimously allowing the appeal, the Supreme Court ruled that the burden of proof of establishing a ‘marriage of convenience’ falls on the Home Office. In light of
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