OWENS SOLICITORS IMMIGRATION FEES 2018

We provide our clients with fixed fees for cases which encompass the following:

  • Advising and representing you in your application to the Home Office,
  • Preparing your supporting documents in support of your application,
  • Preparing representation in support of your application,
  • Correspondence with you and the Home Office in respect of further documents request,
  • Preparing and submitting further documents as requested by the Home Office,
  • Following up on your application until a decision is received,
  • Updating you on the progress of your application.

The quotes below does not include:

  • Any home office fees applicable to your application,
  • Immigration health surcharge applicable to your application,
  • Translation fees applicable to your application,
  • Interpreter fees applicable to your application,
  • Expert report applicable to your application,
  • Advice and attending home office interview where required,
  • If your application is refused the quote below does not include any advice for an appeal or judicial review.

*Any other work including telephone calls and emails outside our scope of work which, is covered by the fixed fee will be charged at our hourly rate as explained below. If you feel that the fixed fee is not suitable for you, we are happy to carry out your instructions on hourly rate basis.

Hourly rate
Our charges will be calculated mainly by reference to the time spent by the solicitor and the charging rate is set out below.  This rate is reviewed annually on the 1st of April, of every year and we will of course let you know if any new rate is to be introduced before it becomes effective. Charges are calculated on a unit basis, each unit being one to six minutes in length. We will charge you for all telephone calls we make and receive on your matter, all letters received and sent out on your behalf, all incoming and outgoing emails. All the work that we do on your matter will be recorded and charged for using our hourly rate. We require payment on account of the work that we anticipate to do on your behalf and we will prepare and issue you with an invoice once a month to confirm the work that we have done and the amount that we have charged. If the payment on account is sufficient to cover the invoice that we have raised, we will require that you make payment of the shortfall within 7 days of sending you our invoice.

The current hourly rates in the firm are set out below, we will add VAT at the rate that applies when the work is done. At present VAT is 20%.  

Grade A solicitor (10 years’ experience & above) £195.00
Grade B Solicitor (5 years’ experience & above) £170.00
Grade C Solicitor (4 years’ experience & below) £150.00
Trainee Solicitor, Legal Assistant or Paralegal  £100.00

Should we cease to act for you on your matter, we will charge for the work we have performed on an hourly basis, together with all expenses incurred on your behalf based on our standard hourly rates as above.

APPLICATION TYPES

OUR FEE

Possible disbursements/expenses

*There will be no VAT if you do not already live in the UK.

One-off consultation fee

£150.00 inclusive of VAT

 

 

Entry Clearance Visa for spouse

£850.00 ex vat

Home Office Fees, Immigration Health Surcharge, translation fees for any document not in English.

Visitor Visa

£850.00 ex vat

 

Premium Service at PEO for same day service applications

£250.00

Application specific professional fee.

 

 

 

Drafting grounds of appeal

£750.00

Future costs if permission is granted.

Pre-Action Protocol

£750.00

Judicial Review applications

£1,500.00

Administrative Review applications

£750.00

 

Indefinite Leave to Remain applications

£1,500.00

Home Office Fees, Immigration Health Surcharge, translation fees for any document not in English.

10 Years Settlement applications

£1,500.00

Long Residence applications

£1,500.00

20 years Long Residence applications

£2,000.00

Private, family and human rights applications

£1,250.00

EEA-Residence Card, Family Member, Retained Rights of Residence Applications

£1,250.00

 

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Application

£2,000.00

Home Office Fees, Immigration Health Surcharge, translation fees for any document not in English.

Tier 1 Investor Visa Application

£2,000.00

Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence Audit, Maintenance and Compliance

£2,000.00

Tier 2 Work Permit application

£2,000.00

Tier 2 Intra Company Transfer Visa application

£2,000.00

Tier 2 Sports Person Visa application

£2,000.00

Tier 4 Student Visa application

£2,000.00

 

Naturalisation and Registration applications

£750.00

Home Office Fees, Immigration Health Surcharge, translation fees for any document not in English.

Opinions on immigration matters

£750.00

 

Windrush Review

£750.00

 

 

EEA Settled status review

£750.00

 

EEA Pre-settled status review

£750.00

Review of filled out application forms and documents to be submitted

£750.00

Written representation to the Home Office

£750.00

 

    

Contact us

We are here to help: Please call 01582 451 210 or email office@owensolicitors.com