Our specialist legal team is passionate when it comes to representing you and can advise, assist and represent you in all areas of law regarding immigration, nationality and citizenship.
You are usually eligible for:
You may also be eligible as the partner, child or family member of someone from the EEA or Switzerland.
From 1 January 2021 the UK will end free movement and operate a points based immigration system whereby anyone coming to the UK for work has to meet a specific set of requirements gain enough points before they are awarded a Visa.
These are for skilled workers who have received a graduate level job offer from a UK employer.
These are for employees of multinational companies that have been transferred by their overseas employer to a UK branch of the organisation, either on a long-term basis or for frequent short visits.
The skills charge applies to a sponsor of a Tier 2 worker assigned a certificate of sponsorship in the 'General' or "Intra-company Transfer" route and who will be applying from:
You do not have to pay the skills charge for the worker's family members ('dependants'). The skills charge will be €1000 per year for medium or large sponsors and €364 per year for small or charitable sponsors.
This is payable upfront and for the total period of time covered by the certificate of sponsorship.
Our immigration lawyers can also assist with visa applications and entry clearance applications on behalf of:
We understand that the right legal advice at an early stage can make a significant contribution to successful visa applications.
Where applications are unsuccessful, we can assist with the various routes to challenge decisions and to provide advice on strengthening your case. You may have either the right to appeal or to an administrative review of the decision and in some cases a judicial review of the decision may be appropriate.
Orchid Solicitors aim to make your life easier by providing high quality advice and representation in all immigration and nationality law matters. If you would like more advice or to book a consultation please contact our team at our office in Ilford at the details below.