What we offer
At MBS Solicitors, we are familiar with the uncertainties and complications of the immigration process. Minor errors, misunderstanding of the rules and lack of legal advice can lead to the refusal of applications and unnecessary stress and inconvenience. We take the anxiety out of the process and make it simple. We provide clear, friendly and affordable advice.
The benefits of MBS Solicitors
At MBS Solicitors, we provide advice and representation in relation to;
Applications for Children
Indefinite Leave to Remain
Human Rights Applications
EU Family Permits, Residence Cards, Permanent Residence and Settled Status Applications
UK immigration law is one of the most difficult and fast-changing areas of law. This was accurately summarised by a judge when he described the law in this area as “an impenetrable jungle”. It is therefore imperative that the services of a trained and knowledgeable legal professional are utilised. Because of our breadth of experience across other areas of law, including business and family law, it means we can provide quality and in-depth advices where others fall short.
Our team regularly deal with complex cases and enjoy a high success rate in applications and appeals. The majority of our clients approach us through referrals and word of mouth. We act for individuals and companies alike throughout Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. We provide quality representation in the First-Tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. We also operate a substantial Judicial Review practice in the Court of Session, Edinburgh.
We also act as agents for various English and Scottish law firms in the Tribunals. We are also available to act as Edinburgh Agents in the Court of Session and assist with stopping last-minute removals by the Home Office.
Our team have an unrivalled knowledge of immigration rules and policies and offer plain-speaking advice on even the most complicated circumstances. Our team have also published articles in the Law Society of Scotland’s Journal on current immigration issues.
In addition, our Mr. Bilaal Shabbir sits on the Law Society of Scotland’s Immigration and Asylum Law Sub-Committee and actively contributes to:
- Reviewing and commenting on proposed draft and amended legislation on behalf of the Law Society of Scotland;
- Proposals from the Scottish Government, UK Government and EU institutions insofar as they impact on immigration law in Scotland;
- Monitoring and reviewing developments in immigration law in Scotland;
- Discussion with external parties including Government officials as to developments which may affect immigration law in Scotland;
- Responding to Scottish Government consultations and calls for evidence on behalf of the Law Society of Scotland on matters affecting immigration law in Scotland.
We offer an initial consultation in our office or via telephone for only £180 including VAT. The consultation will allow us an opportunity to assess your circumstances and advise you on your full range of options. If you wish for a written summary of our advice following the initial consultation, the total fee is £300 including VAT.
We are normally able to provide a fixed fee package for the preparation of an application or appeal.