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Immigration, Asylum and Public Law Team Prices

1. Spouse Entry Clearance

a) Full representation:
Straightforward – £1,500 plus VAT
Medium Complexity – £1,700 plus VAT
High Complexity – £2,000 plus VAT
Consultation fee 30 minutes to 1 hour – £250 plus VAT

2. Spouse In-Country (Initial / Extension) Meets Rules

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £1,200 plus VAT plus Counsel’s fee and court fee of £140
Medium Complexity £1,500 plus VAT plus counsel’s fee and court fee of £140
High Complexity £2,000 plus VAT plus counsel’s fee and court fee of £140

3. Spouse In-Country (Initial / Extension) Outside of Rules

a) Full representation:
Straightforward – £1,200 plus VAT
Medium Complexity – £1,600 plus VAT
High Complexity – £1,800 plus VAT

4. Family Reunion

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £1,200
Medium Complexity £1,500
High Complexity £1,800

5. EEA Family Permit

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £1,000 Plus VAT if applicable
Medium Complexity £1,300 plus VAT if applicable
High Complexity £1650 plus VAT if applicable
Appeal to the FTT £1,500 plus VAT and court fee and counsel’s fee

6. Settlement Status/Indefinite Leave to remain in the UK

Full representation:
Straightforward £1,500 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £2,000 plus VAT
High Complexity £2,250 plus VAT
Appeal to the FTT £2,000 plus VAT plus Counsel’s fee and court fee

7. EEA Residence Card

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £1,000 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £1,200 plus VAT
High Complexity £1,500 plus VAT

8. Registration Certificate

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £650 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £900 plus VAT

9. Naturalisation (Straightforward)

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £650 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £1,000 plus VAT
High Complexity £1,500 plus VAT

10. British nationality Deprivation Matters

21 Days’ notice representations £1,500 plus VAT

11. First Time Application or Extension – Outside of the Rules

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £1,200 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £1,500 plus VAT
High Complexity £1,800 plus VAT

12. Dependent Children (Entry Clearance)

a) Full representation:
Straightforward – £1,500 plus VAT
Medium Complexity – £1,800 plus VAT
High Complexity – £2,000 plus VAT

13. Visitors

a) Full representation:
Straightforward – £1,000
Medium Complexity – £1,300
High Complexity – £1,500
b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £350 plus VAT
c) Checking Service – Level 2 – consists of initial meeting, letter of advice and list of documents, 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £800 plus VAT

14. Initial Contact Proceedings / Parent Applications

a) Full representation:
Straightforward – £1,500 plus VAT
Medium Complexity – £1,700 plus VAT
High Complexity – £2,000 plus VAT

15. Extension Contact Proceedings / Parent Applications

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £1,200 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £1,500 plus VAT
High Complexity £1,800 plus VAT
b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £350 plus VAT
c) Checking Service – Level 2 – consists of initial meeting, letter of advice and list of documents, 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £800 plus VAT

16. Adult Dependent Relative Applications/Human rights claims

a) Full representation:
Straightforward – £1,800 plus VAT
Medium Complexity – £2,000 plus VAT
High Complexity – £2,500 plus VAT
b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £350 plus VAT
c) Checking Service – Level 2 – consists of initial meeting, letter of advice and list of documents, 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £1,110 plus VAT

17. British Passport Application (Outside of UK)/Travel Document

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £850 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £1,200 plus VAT
High Complexity £1,500 plus VAT
b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £300 plus VAT

18. Private Life – Initial Application

a) Full representation:
Straightforward – £1,300 plus VAT
Medium Complexity – £1,800 plus VAT
High Complexity – £2,000 plus VAT

19. Private Life – Extension Application

a) Full representation:
Straightforward – £1,200 plus VAT
Medium Complexity – £1,500 plus VAT
High Complexity – £1,800 plus VAT
b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £300 plus VAT

20. 10 Years Long Residence

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £1,500 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £1,800 plus VAT
High Complexity £2,000 plus VAT
b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £350 plus VAT
c) Checking Service – Level 2 – consists of initial meeting, letter of advice and list of documents, 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £800 plus VAT

21. Indefinite Leave to Remain – 6 Years Discretionary Leave

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £1,200 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £1,500 plus VAT
High Complexity £1,800 plus VAT
b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £350 plus VAT
c) Checking Service – Level 2 – consists of initial meeting, letter of advice and list of documents, 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £800 plus VAT

22. NTL Application

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £1,200 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £1,500 plus VAT
High Complexity £1,800 plus VAT
b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £350 plus VAT
c) Checking Service – Level 2 – consists of initial meeting, letter of advice and list of documents, 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £800 plus VAT

23. Appeals – Existing Client (Straightforward)

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £2,000 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £2,500 plus VAT
High Complexity £3,500 plus VAT
Counsel’s Fees – £750 – £1,500 + VAT (exc travel but and VAT)

24. Dependents Fees

Additional Fees per dependent:
Straightforward £300 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £500 plus VAT
High Complexity Normal Application fee per applicant

25. Asylum Matters Pricing

Settlement Protection (Refugees/Humanitarian Protection/Stateless Persons applying for Indefinite Leave to Remain):
Full representation in application to the Home Office:
Straightforward – £1,000 plus VAT
Medium Complexity – £1,200 plus VAT (e.g. where criminality elements apply)
High Complexity – £1,500 & VAT (e.g. where there is a risk of revocation of refugee status)
Service includes:

  • Initial appointment and detailed letter of advice
  • In more complex cases, appointments to take witness statement
  • Completion of application form
  • In more complex cases, consideration of country and personal documentary evidence
  • Representations to the Home Office
  • Advice on the Home Office decision.

Legal Aid funding is available for Settlement Protection applications but is subject to financial eligibility. As part of our new client process information will be taken to facilitate an initial indication to the client as to whether they may be eligible for legal aid funding.

26. Refugee Convention/Stateless Persons’ Travel Document:

Straightforward – £300 plus VAT
Medium Complexity- £500 plus VAT (e.g. where there have been previous refusals of the application)
High Complexity – £850 plus VAT (e.g. where there are issues that could give rise to revocation of refugee status)
Service includes:

  • initial appointment and detailed letter of advice
  • Completion of application form
  • Representations to the Home Office
  • Advice on decision.

27. Certificate of Travel (Non-Refugee or Stateless Person)

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £500 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £800 plus VAT
High Complexity £1,000 plus VAT
Service includes:

  • initial appointment and detailed letter of advice
  • Completion of application form
  • Representations to the Home Office
  • Advice on decision.

b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £350 plus VAT

28. Application for further leave to remain (UASC DL)

Straightforward £800 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £1,000 plus VAT (e.g. where criminal elements apply)
High Complexity £1,200 plus VAT (e.g. where numerous private/family life arguments are to be raised)
Service includes:

  • Initial appointment and detailed letter of advice
  • Appointments to take witness statement
  • Completion of application form
  • Representations to the Home Office
  • Advice on decision.

29. Private/Family Life – Initial Application Running Alongside Protection Claim

Full representation:
Straightforward – £1,350 plus VAT
Medium Complexity – £1,650 plus VAT
High Complexity – £1,800 plus VAT
Service includes:

  • Initial appointment and detailed letter of advice
  • Appointments to take witness statement
  • Completion of application form where necessary
  • Representations to the Home Office
  • Advice on decision.

Some clients may be eligible for legal aid funding on an exceptional case basis to cover the costs of a private or family life application. This is assessed by the Legal Aid Agency on a case by case basis. Where a client may be eligible for this, their representative will discuss the merit of such an application for funding.

30. Private/Family Life – Extension Application falling within the Immigration Rules

a) Full representation:
Straightforward – £1,000 plus VAT
Medium Complexity – £1,200 plus VAT
High Complexity – £1,550 plus VAT
Service includes:

  • initial appointment and detailed letter of advice
  • Appointments to take witness statement
  • Completion of application form
  • Representations to the Home Office
  • Advice on decision.

b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £350 plus VAT

31. Extension – Private/Family Life Outside of the Rules

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £1,500 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £1,800 plus VAT
High Complexity £2,000 plus VAT
Service includes:
initial appointment and detailed letter of advice
Appointments to take witness statement
Completion of application form
Representations to the Home Office
Advice on decision.
b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £350 plus VAT
c) Checking Service – Level 2 – consists of initial meeting, letter of advice and list of documents, 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £800 plus VAT

32. Private/Family Life Appeals

Full representation:
Straightforward £2,500 plus VAT (e.g. existing client)
Medium Complexity £3,000 plus VAT
High Complexity £3,500 plus VAT
Counsel’s Fees – to be discussed with client based on quotes obtained from client’s choice of Counsel.

33. Private/Family Life Dependents’ Fees

Additional Fees per dependent:
Straightforward £200 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £350 plus VAT
High Complexity Normal Application fee per applicant

34. Private/ Family Life Indefinite Leave to Remain

a) Full representation:
Straightforward – £1,500 plus VAT
Medium Complexity – £1,800 plus VAT
High Complexity – £2,000 plus VAT
Service includes:

  • initial appointment and detailed letter of advice
  • Appointments to take witness statement
  • Completion of application form
  • Representations to the Home Office
  • Advice on decision.

b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £350 plus VAT
c) Checking Service – Level 2 – consists of initial meeting, letter of advice and list of documents, 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £800 plus VAT

35. Indefinite Leave to Remain – 6 Years Discretionary Leave

a) Full representation:
Straightforward £1,500 plus VAT
Medium Complexity £1,800 plus VAT
High Complexity £2,000 plus VAT
Service includes:

  • initial appointment and detailed letter of advice
  • Appointments to take witness statement
  • Completion of application form
  • Representations to the Home Office
  • Advice on decision.

b) Checking Service – Level 1 – 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £350 plus VAT
c) Checking Service – Level 2 – consists of initial meeting, letter of advice and list of documents, 2 hour meeting with client and verbal feedback given on outstanding documents and any concerns with the application – £800 plus VAT

36. Judicial Review Applications

Pre-Action Protocol Letter before Claim

  • Straightforward £1,000 plus VAT
  • Medium Complexity £1,200 plus VAT
  • High Complexity £1,500 plus VAT

If Pre-Action Protocol Response is negative and JR proceedings must be issued

If the Applicant is not entitled to Legal Aid – An Applicant may be entitled to legal aid, subject to means and merits assessment by the Legal Aid Agency through a CCMS Application

  • Preparing and submitting the Application for Judicial Review – £ 2,500 on discounted rates plus court fee of £154 plus Counsel’s fee between £1,000 to £1,500 plus VAT.
  • Replying to Defendant’s Acknowledgment of Service and Summary Grounds of Defense at discounted rates £500 for instructing solicitors and around £750 to £1,000 and fees may be subject to VAT
  • Renewing the Application for Judicial Review to an oral permission hearing and up to and including hearing of the application for permission – discounted rate 1,500 for legal representatives and between £1,000 to £1,500 plus VAT plus £385 court renewal fee,

37. If permission is granted and JR Application proceeds to a full hearing

Discounted fee £2,500 and Counsel’s fee £1,500 to £2,500 plus court continuation fee of £385.

Judicial Review proceedings would normally be subject to either discounted or conditional fee agreement if no public funding can be obtained. Note that the Defendant/Respondent would be liable to pay Applicant in case of him/her being successful in the proceedings and securing the remedy sought

38. Making representations whilst Applicant is detained

If matter is funded under a private retainer then the Applicant is likely to be charged an additional fee of £600 to £1,000 plus travel expenses, additional fee for visiting them in detention, in additional ton the normal fee for preparation and submission of application/representations.

39. Consultation with solicitors over all aspects of Immigration/asylum and nationality law, within the area of expertise,

  • Telephone advise up to 20 minutes is free

Consultation in office from 20 minutes to 1 Hour and 30 minutes – £250 plus VAT