Success Stories

Indefinite Leave to Remain  

2013- December    

Client initially came to us in 2010 when her previous legal representatives had made an expensive error on her application. Her application was refused. We assisted her in 2010 to regularise her status argued on the gap.

In December 2013 we successfully obtained her indefinitely leave to remain (ILR) under the 10year rule. Her ILR was granted within 4 months of our application

SPOUSAL VISA

2012- July

Leave granted by the court following a successful appeal. The applicant is the spouse of a British National, she had been refused Leave to enter because her husb had other children in the UK was previously with another partner. The UKBA argued that the husb had not provided sufficient evidence that the UK relationship had ended.

We successfully argued that there was no requirement for formal documents to show the ending of a relationship which was not a marriage. The Court agreed the applicant was granted leave to enter the UK to join her husb.

EEA DEPENDENT – RETAINING RIGHTS TO RESIDE

2011 – January

A Client, an Ivorian national was married to an EEA national, but had divorced prior to the expiry of the 5years leave to remain that he had been given. We successfully argued that the client had retained the rights to reside under the EU rules, the UKBA agreed he was granted Permanent Right to reside in the UK. He is now eligible to Naturalize as a British Citizen.

DISCRETIONARY LEAVE TO REMAIN

2010- August

This client was referred to us by the citizens advice bureau in Havering. She was a failed asylum seeker who had been in the UK for several years. She was near destitute by the time she came to us. We reviewed her case, made representation on her behalf under the legacy rules her article 8 rights of both herself her children.

The client was overjoyed when 18months after, she was granted indefinite leave to remain in the UK.

  • She now had the right to work fend for her children
  • Her husb was also able to work.
  • The family were able to reside peacefully in the UK knowing their immigration status had been resolve Indefinitely they could, if they choose become British Citizens