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Personal Immigration

We are experienced in advising on all aspects of UK immigration and citizenship

Our Service

We provide a personalised, efficient and pragmatic approach to a wide range of clients including ultra-high net worth and high net worth individuals, their families and their businesses.

Our client base is largely comprised of entrepreneurial individuals whose lifestyles do not tend to fit neatly within the expectations of the Immigration Rules.

Our clients are keen to have the right strategy in place to enable them to move around the world whilst looking after their business affairs. They often require bespoke immigration solutions, which are time sensitive. We are able to recommend the most expeditious solution, including fast track applications. We also advise on problematic matters which require exceptional and discretionary treatment. This often includes liaising with our contacts at the Home Office, British Embassies and Consulates worldwide.

We have particular expertise in advising on complex and exceptional applications that require discretion. This includes complex indefinite leave to remain (ILR) applications and those for naturalisation where the residence requirement is not met.

In addition, we have considerable expertise in advising on extension applications for Investor visas and Start up and Innovator visas where all requirements have not been met. We have succeeded in persuading the Home Office to accept alternative investments to meet investment criteria and have succeeded in ensuring that families with children at UK schools have not been forced to leave the UK. We have also advised clients where they have an adverse immigration history, and we have successfully overturned travel bans.

We also have a specific niche in acting for household names in the entertainment industry which includes internationally renowned actors, directors and producers. These clients are often generally time-restricted and, as a result, our practice focuses on tailoring applications to our clients’ specific and often demanding needs and obtaining expedited and exceptional decisions.

We draw on the expertise of other groups at Fladgate to provide a wide ranging service that covers tax, family, real estate, dispute resolution, corporate and employment. We often work alongside wealth managers, family offices and other advisors and liaise with professionals such as accountants, property consultants and educational consultants in order to provide a comprehensive and holistic service.

Our services include:

  • Tier 1 Investor – wishing to invest over £2m
  • Tier 1 Start up and Innovator
  • Tier 1 Global Talent
  • Representatives of Overseas Business
  • Tier 4 Students
  • Family Immigration – for partners, children including Adoption and Surrogacy and other relatives
  • EU Settlement Scheme
  • Visitors
  • Domestic staff
  • Indefinite Leave to Remain and British Citizenship
  • Appeals – we are able to advise clients in a broad range of appeals to the First Tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal and also Judicial Review applications;
  • Complex Matters including Political Asylum and Extradition
  • Economic Citizenship applications
  • Strategic Immigration advice
  • Ancestry

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