Immigration Law

Our immigration department is geared up to meet all your requirements both in terms of costs efficiency and swift turn-around. We aim to be as competitive as possible, and we do pride in providing a professional service, where you are in control.

Immigration (excluding Asylum)

When you have an immigration issue, it may be a very worrying and stressful situation where you need an expert lawyer to guide you in the right direction as it may have a profound effect on your family or professional future.

Our immigration department is geared up to meet all your requirements both in terms of cost efficiency and swift turn-around. We aim to be as competitive as possible, and we take pride in providing a professional service, where you are in control. Our solicitors have over 7 years combined experience in dealing with range of immigration issues and have a success rate of over 95%.

V.E. White & Co Solicitors offer a transparent fee structure and personal service to our clients for UK Visa Applications, Legal Advice on specific immigration issues, immigration applications of a miscellaneous nature and immigration court work to include Appeals against the Home Office’s decision. Our service includes advising you on your issue, taking instructions and dealing with the Home Office and/or Tribunal/Court until a decision is received. Every matter is unique and the process therefore varies from one matter to the next. You will be advised in detail as to the complete process of your case and an estimated time scale when you formally instruct us.

The prices listed below are for guidance only and an accurate quote will be provided upon reflection of the complexity and urgency of your case before we undertake any work on your behalf.

Type of Service Fees Starting From (Exc VAT)
   
Consultation by Appointment £150.00
   
Further Lease to Remain or ILR (indefinite Leave to Remain) £1,200.00
Initial Applications or Extension of Stay £1,200.00
PBS Dependant’s Visa £1,000.00
Entry Clearance Applications £1,000.00
Spouse Visa Applications £1,200.00
Applications for Leave to Remain Outside of Immigration Rules £1,500.00
Applications for ILR under 10 Year Rule, Long Residency £1,200.00
Applications for Leave to Remain Under the Family or Private Life Route £1,500.00
Applications for an EEA Residence Card for a Partner or Child of an EEA National £1,200.00
Applications for British Citizenship £750.00
Applications to be Registered as a British Citizen Minor (MR01) £750.00
Bail Applications to the First Tier Tribunal £750.00
Representation at Bail Hearings £950.00
Court Representation in the First Tier Tribunal £1,250.00
Applications for Permission to Appeal to the Upper Tribunal £1,150.00
Representation in the Upper Tribunal £1,400.00

 

Appeals

Further immigration work may be required between lodging the grounds of appeal and the appeal hearing such as gathering evidence, instructing experts, communicating and negotiating with the Home Office, conference with you and any witnesses and drafting witness statements.

Further fees may be charged if the matter becomes more complex in nature. You will, of course, be advised as to such an increase before we undertake any further work on your behalf.

Additional charges may also apply for travel time and waiting at the Tribunal at a rate of £50 per hour.

VAT

VAT is added to our costs at the current rate of 20%.

Disbursements

UKVI and Court charge fees for their services.

The UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) website has the latest fee information as they keep updating it regularly as well as the Ministry of Justice for the possible court and Tribunal fees.

There may also be Counsel Fees, if it is necessary for a Barrister to represent you. You will be advised as to possible costs in this respect before a Barrister is instructed.

Please feel free to contact us to discuss your particular needs.

Wills & Probate

We at V. E. White & Co. believe that a properly drafted will, to ensure your estate is dealt with in a tax-efficient manner, is essential in our day and age. Our Wills & Probate team have the specialist knowledge and skills required in the areas of wills, tax planning and probate to help our client’s through a difficult time for their family and loved ones.

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Employment Law

Whether it is a dispute with employees or an employer, you have been made redundant or simply wish our team to peruse any employment contracts you put together, our legal team are able to help with any employment law related needs.

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Lasting Powers of Attorney

Whenever a loved one begins to lose their mental capacity or is physically incapacitated due to an illness or injury, it can be an extremely upsetting and difficult time. We at V E White & Co. understand this and strive to aid our client’s through this difficult period to the best of our ability.

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Residential Conveyancing

Our  Conveyancing team at V E White & Co. specialise in Residential property, whether that be buying or selling any property. The team will handle the process with the minimum amount of stress and ensure that your sale or purchase runs as smoothly as possible.

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Commercial Conveyancing

Our Commercial Department specialises in commercial conveyancing and business matters. It follows the same principles as the residential property division.

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Immigration Law

Our immigration department is geared up to meet all your requirements both in terms of costs efficiency and swift turn-around.

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Prenuptial Agreements

With frequent changes in family relationships, agreements before marriage are advisable.
We can assist you with these Pre-Marital agreements which are now recognised by the courts.

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Family Law

As a specialist family law practice, we use all of our joint experience in providing the best eventual outcome for our clients.  The decision to divorce or to end a relationship is rarely taken lightly.

It can be a time of great anguish, upset and shock, yet one in three marriages in the United Kingdom end in divorce. . .

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Deputyship Applications

Whenever a loved one begins to lose their mental capacity or is physically incapacitated due to an illness or injury, but has passed the point where they are deemed capable of consenting to a Lasting Power of Attorney, then a Deputyship application can be made to the court, allowing you take care of their financial affairs or their personal welfare.

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For years, V.E. White have used their legal expertise to help people from all walks of life. Here’s what just a few of them have to say.

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