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    ICS Legal, 7 Bell Yard, London, WC2A 2JR
    Mon-Fri 9am-6pm
    020 7237 3388
    (UK Local Number, 1p per min)
    ICS Legal, Suite 11, City Business Centre,
    Lower Road, London SE16 2XB
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Welcome To ICS Legal - UK Immigration Advice | Business Immigration | UK Visas Advice | Marriage Visa | UK Spouse Visa | British Citizenship

Awarding Winning Legal Firm For UK Visas and Immigration. 

A balance of knowledge and experience is what you need when choosing the right Immigration Lawyers. We understand that the complex and rigours checks associated with the ever-changing immigration laws and policies, makes the process of applying difficult.

ICS Legal over the last 16 years have become an established firm, and we use this exposure to provide you with correct and innovative solutions that makes sense. Our people are our most valued asset, and this makes ICS Legal so special.

Our sector approach means we have a deep understanding of how immigration policies impact both individuals & businesses. This enables us to guide you through the lifecycle of your legal matter, giving you practical legal solutions. Therefore, all our legal help is tailored to our client’s needs.

For entrepreneurs, investors and businesses, our work includes but not limited to sponsor licence, business visas, skilled worker visas, High Potential Individual (HPI), Scale-up business visas and Global Business Mobility routes. Our Lawyers work closely with businesses on sponsor licence management, compliance, and audit services, making sure there are no adverse impact to your business operations.

Further to this, we work together with our business client’s and their stakeholders, to facilitate seamless international expansions to the UK, bringing in both temporary and permanent relocations of their employees.

We recognise that immigration matters can be extremely stressful, so our legal help extends to helping individuals & family members with both immigration and relocation services. Whether you are from the European Union or not, immigration policies exist to regulate how you live, work and study in the UK. Our full legal managed services start from consultation to full application management, whether you’re applying for a visa for the first time, to extending your leave and applying for indefinite leave to remain (also referred as settlement). The visas are for those wishing to live, study, work, invest, create business opportunities and settle in the UK.

Our Lawyers keep themselves updated with latest legal changes to impact on Government policies and case laws, that determines the outcome of a legal matter.

Our legal services extend to applying for British nationality including those who are entitled to apply through their parents, grandparents, or association with the British Empire. We conduct complex nationality management including those who have lost British nationality through the country’s independence or statutory laws.

We contribute to our social media platforms and our legal blog, gathering changes that impacts our clients. It helps us to deliver world-class legal services, as we believe that we play an integral part of our clients’ success by providing strategic legal advice & representation services.

ICS Legal can help on appealing against a decision, whether this is to the Home Office, British Embassy, Tribunal, and the Administrative Courts. Our work is highly recognised and acknowledged by Judges & Home Office on how we liaise, prepare and represent our clients before the judiciary.

As a regulated legal firm, we are also able to undertake all types of complex cases which include legal grounds besides to the Immigration Rules. Such grounds may be under the human rights laws, appendix fm of the immigration rules, private life in line with section 7 of the immigration rules, 7 years concession for children who have lived in the UK or were born in the UK. We also make applications in line with the 10/20 years long residency, medical based applications, exceptional circumstances not covered by the immigration rules., domestic violence cases, various concession cases, and further representations to the Home Office.

Contact us today on 0207 237 3388. You can either e-mail us on info@icslegal.com or go to the contacts page by clicking here, where you can use our contact form. Use our contact form to receive an assessment of your case.

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We have both experience and knowledge, with the full intention to become your trusted legal partner.

As your trusted Lawyers, we navigate the complex immigration laws, nationality laws, the EEA and human rights laws, to help you through the UK's complex legal system.

To give you a peace of mind, we keep you updated at every stage through our Hybrid Legal CRM platform. This lets us manage your legal workflow, and communicate with you throughout the legal journey until your matter is resolved and beyond. On the right, you can see a typical timeline of how your legal matter will be managed by ICS Legal.

A consultation with one of our Lawyers will help us understand your history, personal circumstances and future plans. In our discussion, we will ask questions, and we will outline clearly the best options available and any recommendations to save you time and costs.

A consultation report is sent to you after the consultation, which provides a confirmation of the advice given and the options available, as well as answers to any questions asked during the consultation. 

We work on a fixed cost basis only – no hourly fees and no hidden fees.
As part of our process, you will be sent an email on how to instruct us or asked to view your consultation report. In order to instruct us, you will be asked to pay our fees and this is required to begin your legal process with ICS Legal. The government or third party fees are not requested and we usually would pay this using your payment details.

Once you have paid our fees, you will be sent a payment confirmation and can all be managed on your client section. There are a number of functions available on your client section to help you manage the legal journey with us. 

Where the fees are paid, in most cases, you will be emailed a list of directions which may include evidences to be sent to us. This should be sent electronically or may be uploaded into our platform. In all cases, we will inform you on how best to serve your information and documents to us.

We understand that everyone circumstances are different and whilst we will send you some formal directions at this stage, this will not be an exhaustive list of directions or request of evidences at this stage.
When you have served us your information and documents, we will send you directions which would include paying our final fees (unless you have paid us in full at the initial stage). Once payment is received and confirmed, we will start working on your file. We term this stage as part of our case working process.

Both the information and documentation provided will enable us to assess your application file in full. In all applications to the Home Office, evidences are a crucial part of their decision making, so we will help, advise and answer questions related to the documents provided to us. When you provide us with information related to the application, we will advise on recommended evidences to be enclosed.

Your dedicated Lawyer who is preparing your application file, will advise on any alternative evidences and answer any questions you may have. Our job is to help you through the complex legal system and ensure the relevant policies & regulations are being met.
As we embark on our case working process, your dedicated Lawyer will complete the correct application and will go over the evidences. We may email you further documents or information at this stage. 

In all legal matters, we draft a legal cover letter setting out how the specified requirements of the regulations have been met including the evidences we intend to rely upon. Our legal representation letter will set out any discretionary or exceptional circumstances to be considered including any new legal matters, so the Home Office can consider your personal circumstances.

Where an application relates to an application being lodged outside of the UK, ICS Legal may prepare additional documents depending on your personal circumstances and will ensure those documents are prepared to further strengthen your application to the Home Office. 
As part of ICS Legal process, we will email you a copy of the application form or send you a link to access the form. It is very important you check the contents and ensure all details are correct to avoid a refusal or a potential ban.

The new Home Office digital services means that the application is usually lodged online, however at times, this could be lodged in paper and served to the correct team. During the application submission, we will schedule an appointment on the telephone with you, so we can submit the application on your behalf. You will be asked to have your payment card details, so the appropriate fees are paid.

The online platform for the Home Office requires us to complete a number of stages and we will save & print the appropriate pages for your application. Where required, some of those would be served to you.

The application form will contain our details to ensure all correspondances are served to us.
As part of the application submission process, you will be asked to attend an appointment at a Visa Centre. The bookings are usually made by us, but at times, you can do this with login details provided by us.

You will be required to attend to validate the application. As part of their process, will be required to submit your fingerprints, photograph and documents. Any advice based on your circumstances will be given to you. 

Our final directions will include an explanation on the phone briefly on how the process will work and an email will sent with full directions, which you must follow to complete the application submission process. 
Home Office may wish to interview you as part of the application decision. This forms part of their considerations and we will advise you on how the process would work including questions that they may ask you.

We understand that most information on the internet provides a daunting overview of this process however this is not the case always. The idea behind the interview is to clarify your personal circumstances and evidences submitted. In all event, we are here to help and guide you. 
We understand waiting on a decision can be both stressful and daunting. Rest assured, ICS Legal will manage this and respond to any questions or evidence requested. In some applications, the Home Office may ask you to send further details and we will advise you on what needs to be provided.

Once they have served us a decision, we will update you as soon as it arrives. 
If your application is refused by the Home Office, the decision letter will inform us the rights to appeal, submit further representation or conduct an administrative reviews. We will assess the refusal letter and advise you on your next options. Time and costs are important factors of your decision making.

Where the matter proceeds on an appeal, there are a number of legal options available at each stages and an appeal process are not exhaustive list of events.

ICS Legal will advise you on initial steps to take and will always work to resolve your matter quickly rather than prolonging the legal matter. This helps you save costs and time. For example, when an application is refused, we will advise on the merits to the appeal, and lodge the appeal through the Tribunal for the Home Office to review their decision.

Usually Home Office will serve a decision to the Tribunal and if the decision is maintained, we will then advise on the next steps with costs. This then applies to the matter going before the First Tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal including judicial review processes.

The UK legal system are complex and we will have rights to challenge decisions through various legal remedy. This may include challenging the matter through a judicial review process.

Naturally, we understand that you may have questions, please always speak to us and our directions are usually served in writing.
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