Your Right to Appeal an Immigration Decision

From Monday 8 January 2018, Simpson Millar LLP (‘Simpson Millar’) closed its immigration law practice. After that date, Simpson Millar are not undertaking any immigration law work.

The team of Simpson Millar immigration lawyers have joined Freeths LLP (‘Freeths’) and will be dealing with any existing work.

Any questions or queries should be directed in the first instance to Emma Brooksbank at Freeths or telephone number 07974 257 071.

Appeal Rights - Immigration Advice

Immigration and asylum appeals are heard by Judges of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber, initially sitting in the First Tier Tribunal.

If the First Tier Tribunal judge refuses an appeal, you can apply for permission to appeal to an Immigration and Asylum Chamber Upper Tribunal Judge.

Immigration Law - Appeal Rights - Legal Advice

Many categories of immigration applicants who have had their immigration or asylum applications refused attract a right to appeal before the Immigration and Asylum Chamber of the First Tier Tribunal. However, some categories have more limited rights of review against Home Office decisions.

To be clear about your appeal rights and the strict time limits which apply, take advice early.

If you have missed your deadline it may be possible to request an extension.

Legal Services - Fixed Fee Immigration Appeal Services starting at £150

How can Simpson Millar LLP help me?

We can advise on the contents of a decision and consider whether alternative options would be more beneficial for you.

Our Immigration Solicitors at Simpson Millar LLP can assist with advice on the documents and evidence that you will need. As well as you, we will also work with your witnesses to prepare documents required by the court. We can present your appeal or instruct a barrister if you prefer.

We can speak your language and offer all our Immigration Services in Polish, Urdu, Punjabi and French.

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