The ‘fabulous team’ at Bates Wells Braithwaite is formed of experienced practitioners, with market-leading expertise in all aspects of immigration law”
Chambers UK

We are widely recognised as the leading immigration practice in the UK, led by Tim Barnden.

Immigration issues can be complex, stressful and frustrating, whether for a multinational corporation or an individual; we aim to make the process as smooth as possible for all parties involved.

We advise businesses ranging from small and medium-sized enterprises to FTSE 100-listed companies and multinationals. We have helped numerous businesses to recruit or retain key members of staff, and are renowned for being able to untangle complex immigration situations to find a solution.

With the government making regular and sometimes sweeping changes to immigration law, we also make sure that we are part of the debate, so that we can deliver robust immigration advice based on the latest legal developments. We have successfully challenged immigration legislation in landmark test cases and are often consulted by government departments over law changes.

We are known for thinking outside the box, devising creative and workable solutions to secure immigration permissions. Where there are no established options, our depth of knowledge of the sector means that we can successfully gain permissions outside of the immigration rules.

Junior team members work under close supervision of more senior members, so we are able to offer the highest quality service with a range of fee options.

For information on how we structure our fees for immigration applications, please click here.

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