Indefinite Leave to
Client initially came to us in 2010
when her previous legal representatives had made an expensive error on her application. Her application was
refused. We assisted her in 2010 to regularise her status and argued on the
In December 2013 we successfully
indefinitely leave to remain (ILR) under the 10year rule. Her ILR was
granted within 4 months of our application
Leave granted by the court following a successful appeal. The
applicant is the spouse of a British National, she had been refused Leave to enter because her husband had other
children in the UK and was previously with another partner. The UKBA argued that the husband had not provided
sufficient evidence that the UK relationship had ended.
We successfully argued that there was no requirement for formal
documents to show the ending of a relationship which was not a marriage. The Court agreed and the applicant was
granted leave to enter the UK to join her husband.
EEA DEPENDENT – RETAINING RIGHTS TO
2011 - January
A Client, an Ivorian national was married to an EEA national, but had divorced prior to the
expiry of the 5years leave to remain that he had been given. We successfully argued that the client had retained
the rights to reside under the EU rules, the UKBA agreed and he was granted Permanent Right to reside in the UK. He
is now eligible to Naturalize as a British Citizen.
DISCRETIONARY LEAVE TO
This client was referred to us by the citizens advice bureau in
Havering. She was a failed asylum seeker who had been in the UK for several years. She was near destitute by the
time she came to us. We reviewed her case, made representation on her behalf under the legacy rules and her article
8 rights of both herself and her children.
The client was overjoyed when 18months after, she was granted
indefinite leave to remain in the UK.
She now had the right to work and fend for her
Her husband was also able to
The family were able to reside peacefully in the UK
knowing their immigration status had been resolve Indefinitely and they could, if they choose become