Looking for an experienced and trusted immigration lawyer in Manchester? Contact us to get legal advice and help with your UK visa and citizenship application.
Whether you're applying for a work visa, family reunion, visitor visa, sponsor licence, settlement (ILR) or British citizenship, we understand the complexities of immigration law and are committed to finding the best solution for your unique case. Our deep knowledge of the ever-changing immigration regulations ensures that you receive accurate and up-to-date advice.
We take pride in our client-focused approach, offering clear communication, transparency, and cost-effective solutions. Rest assured, your dreams of living, working, or studying in the UK are in safe hands.
Rex Law Chambers is a Manchester-based UK immigration law firm. Whilst we are based in Manchester, you do not need to be based here to seek legal advice.
No matter where you live, our immigration lawyer can provide professional legal advice and help with your UK visa application or any other immigration matter.
If you need expert immigration advice or help with your visa application or immigration matter, contact our qualified OISC immigration advisor in Manchester.
Take the stress out of your immigration process by contacting Rex Law Chambers (Manchester) today. Let us be your dedicated partner in securing your future in the UK.
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UK Visa and Citizenship Application Services
We at Rex Law Chambers offer a range of UK visa & immigration services to our clients at highly competitive prices. Wherever you currently are, our highly qualified and experienced immigration lawyer can provide you with specialised immigration advice and process your visa application quickly, with minimum hassle. We support people in the UK and abroad with their UK visas and immigration applications.
UK Work Visas
You can apply for a long-term or short-term UK work visa if you want to do an investment, set up & run a business, or work as a skilled worker in the UK.
UK Family Visas
UK family visas are a type of visa issued by the UK government to non-EEA (European Economic Area) citizens who wish to join their family members in the UK.
UK Visitor Visas
Apply for a UK Visitor visa if you want to travel to the UK for a short-term stay such as for holidays, to see your family & friends or to do business activities.
Sponsor Licence for Employers
As a UK-based business, you can apply for a Skilled Worker sponsor licence to employ Skilled Worker migrants in your business from inside or outside the UK.
Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) is a form of permanent residency in the UK that allows you to live and work in the UK without any immigration restrictions.
You might be able to apply for British citizenship by naturalisation or registration if you have had ILR or Settled Status in the UK for at least 12 months.
UK Work Visas
A UK work visa allows individuals from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to live and work in the United Kingdom for a specific period of time. The type of work visa you need will depend on the nature and duration of the work you will be doing in the UK, as well as your individual circumstances.
The Skilled Worker visa is a long-term UK work visa category that allows Skilled workers to come to the UK to do an eligible job with an approved employer.
The Health and Care Worker visa allows qualified doctors, nurses and other health professionals to come to or stay in the UK to do an eligible job with the NHS.
The Innovator visa is a type of UK work visa that allows entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas to come to the UK to set up and run their businesses.
The Graduate route visa is a type of work visa that allows foreign students to work in the UK for 2-3 years after they have completed their studies in the UK.
The Scale-Up Worker visa is a type of UK work visa introduced in 2021 to attract highly skilled professionals to work for UK-based scale-up companies.
The Frontier Worker Permit is a type of work visa introduced by the UK government for EEA nationals who are not residents of the UK but are working in the UK.
Family Visas UK
There are different types of family visas available, depending on the relationship between the applicant and their UK-based family member. Here are some popular family visa applications.
Whether you want to apply, switch or extend your UK Spouse visa or any other type of family visa, call our family visa lawyer on 0161 989 9370 for legal help.
You can apply for a Fiance visa to marry your partner in the UK if you want to marry a British citizen or settled person within 6 months of your Fiancé(e) visa.
A UK Spouse visa is a type of visa that allows non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationals to join their partner who is a British citizen or settled person in the UK.
You may be eligible to apply for a UK Spouse visa under the 10-year route if you do not meet all the requirements for a Spouse visa under the 5-year route.
You can apply to extend or renew your spouse visa for a further 2.5 years, once you have completed the initial 2.5 years under the 5-year Spouse visa route.
An Unmarried Partner Visa is a type of UK family visa that allows unmarried partners of British citizens or settled persons in the UK to join them in the UK.
You can apply for a Parent visa UK which falls under the Family visa category if you're a parent of a British citizen or settled child and living outside the UK.
Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR)
Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) is a form of permanent residency in the UK that allows a non-EEA national to remain in the UK without any time restrictions.
If you need legal advice or help with your Indefinite Leave to Remain application, our experienced immigration lawyer can provide you with the help you need.
You may be eligible to apply for Settlement (ILR) on the basis of Long Residence (10-Year Route) if have lived in the UK continuously and lawfully for 10 years.
As a skilled worker, you may be able to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) after you have spent 5 continuous years in the UK on a Skilled Worker visa.
As a spouse visa holder, you may be able to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) after you have spent 5 continuous years in the UK on a spouse visa.
You may be able to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain as an Unmarried Partner, once you have completed 5 years in the UK under the Unmarried Partner visa.
ILR as a refugee is a type of immigration status that allows individuals who have been granted refugee status in the UK to stay in the country permanently.
If a child is born in the UK and has lived in the UK continuously for at least seven years can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain on the basis of private life.
British citizenship can be acquired in several ways, such as being born in the UK, having at least one British parent, or through the process of naturalisation.
Contact our expert British citizenship lawyer in Manchester to get reliable & confidential legal advice and help with your British citizenship application.
You might be able to apply for British citizenship by naturalisation if you are over 18 and have had ILR or Settled Status in the UK for at least 12 months.
You may be eligible to apply for Registration as a British citizen (entitlement or discretionary) if you do not qualify for British citizenship automatically.
As a spouse of a British citizen, you are not automatically entitled to British citizenship through marriage. You must have lived in the UK for at least 3 years.
You may be able to apply for British citizenship by descent if you were born outside the UK and your parent is classified as British otherwise than by descent.
You can apply for the registration of your under-18 child as a British citizen by using form MN1 who was born inside the UK and one of the parents is British.
A child born outside the UK to British parents can apply for British citizenship in accordance with British Nationality Act 1981 Section 3(2) or Section 3(5).
UK Visitor Visa
A UK Visitor visa allows you short-term stays in the UK. The length of stay allowed depends on the specific type of Visitor visa and the purpose of their visit.
The Standard Visitor visa allows you to visit the UK for tourism, to do business activities, to see your family & friends and other permitted activities.
Marriage Visitor visa holders are allowed to enter the United Kingdom for a maximum period of 6 months to get married or register a civil partnership in the UK.
A UK Business Visitor visa, also known as a Standard Visitor visa allows you to visit the UK for business activities for a short period of time (6 months).
UK Student Visa
The UK Student visa allows overseas students to come to and study in the UK if they have been offered a place on a course by an approved educational institution.
Contact our UK study visa specialist based in Manchester to get legal advice and assistance with a UK Student visa application or any other immigration matter.
International students can apply for a Student visa to study in the UK if they’re 16 or over and have been offered a place on a course by a licensed sponsor.
A Student Visitor visa, also known as a Standard Visitor visa allows you to visit the UK to study a short course for a short period of time (6 months).
UK Student visa holders can bring their partners and children ('dependants') to the UK on a PBS dependant visa if they meet the eligibility requirements.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
An immigration lawyer is a legal professional who specialises in immigration law. They provide legal advice, assistance, and representation to individuals, families, and businesses dealing with immigration matters in the UK.
It is advisable to consult an immigration lawyer when you are facing complex immigration issues, such as visa applications, appeals, deportation, or any other legal matters related to immigration. They can guide you through the process, ensure compliance with immigration laws, and help maximise your chances of success.
An immigration lawyer can provide various services, including:
- Assisting with visa applications and extensions
- Advising on eligibility criteria and requirements
- Preparing and submitting supporting documents
- Providing guidance on settlement and citizenship applications
- Offering legal advice on immigration-related issues.
Most of the applicants seek professional legal advice and help with their UK visa applications from highly experienced immigration lawyers to boost their chances of success. A well-prepared visa application can significantly increase your chances of success.
UK Immigration law is an extremely fast-changing and complex area of law. There are high chances of getting a visa refusal if you are not fully aware of relevant immigration law(s) and eligibility criteria.
Our UK immigration lawyer in Manchester charges £80 for the detailed consultation.
We at Rex Law Chambers charge a fixed fee in the region of £500 to £2500 for providing legal help with UK visa applications and immigration matters. The agreed fixed fee depends on the type of visa application and the complexity of the matter.
There are so many UK immigration lawyers in Manchester and it is really difficult to find a good immigration lawyer in Manchester to deal with your immigration matter.
In order to find a good Immigration lawyer in Manchester, you should ensure that immigration lawyers are either regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) or the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC). SRA and OISC are the two main regulators in the UK.
Rex Law Chambers is authorised and regulated by the OISC under registration no. F202100249.
Yes, wherever you currently are, we can provide you with expert immigration advice and can process your visa application quickly, with minimum hassle. We can support people in the UK and abroad with their UK visas and immigration applications.
No, an immigration lawyer cannot guarantee a successful outcome as immigration decisions ultimately lie with the Home Office or relevant authorities. However, an experienced lawyer can assess your case, identify strengths and weaknesses, and provide the best possible legal advice and representation to enhance your chances of success.
While it is possible to handle some straightforward immigration cases on your own, it is highly recommended to seek professional legal assistance, especially for complex or sensitive matters. Immigration laws can be complex, and an immigration lawyer can provide valuable expertise, guidance, and support throughout the process.
Free immigration advice online
Get free immigration advice online directly from an expert UK immigration lawyer based in Manchester. Free online legal advice is available via Email/Chat. The FREE advice does not cover the advice in relation to complex legal issues or advice about documents to be submitted in support of the application.
It's important to note that free immigration advice may not always be sufficient depending on your matter. In such cases, it may be necessary to seek paid immigration advice from a qualified immigration lawyer.
There are different ways to get free immigration advice such as:
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Book a consultation with an expert immigration lawyer for just £80
You can book an In-Person, Zoom, or over-the-phone consultation with our immigration lawyer in Manchester for just £80 to get detailed legal advice about immigration issues.
During the immigration consultation session, we will advise you about the relevant immigration laws, procedures, requirements, documents, etc after discussing the same with you in detail.
Need an immigration lawyer in Manchester?
Our immigration Lawyer in Manchester provides professional legal advice and assistance with a wide range of UK visas and immigration applications. Whether you want to apply, switch or extend your UK visa, we can provide the legal advice and help you need.
As part of our immigration services for your immigration application, our expert immigration lawyer will:
- assess your eligibility for the relevant visa type by fully considering your circumstances;
- advise you on the required supporting documents to be submitted in support of your immigration application;
- assess all the documents to ensure that the documents you provide are as per the requirements of the Immigration Rules;
- advise you on strengths and potential weaknesses in your visa application and how you can overcome such weaknesses if any;
- complete the online immigration draft application form to share it with you for cross-checking;
- submit your application online and schedule your biometrics appointments with the relevant commercial partner of the UKVI;
- prepare a detailed cover letter in support of the immigration application explaining in detail how you are meeting all the requirements of the Immigration Rules so that you have the maximum chances of succeeding in your visa application;
- upload all the supporting documents online in support of the immigration application in their correct format and order;
- dealing and responding to any caseworker enquiries or correspondence from the Home Office caseworker for any further documents or information concerning your pending immigration application;
- do all the follow-up work on your immigration application until a decision is received from the Home Office UKVI.
Contact our experienced and friendly immigration lawyer on 0161 989 9370 or fill in our enquiry form to get reliable & confidential immigration advice and legal assistance with a UK visa application or any other immigration matter.