Detention / Bail / Deportation

If you are a foreign national and have been convicted of a criminal offence, the government may try to deport you. If you are in the UK illegally you may be detained and removed from the country. The situation for foreign nationals in the UK illegally has never been so hostile.

Those trying to stop deportation or removal face a bewildering complexity of laws and a system which seems set to stop you winning.

If you have received a letter about detention or deportation from the Home Office, it is important that you act quickly.

Immigration Legal Services has developed a real expertise in representing those subject to deportation and removal action. The appeal or bail process can be worrying and subject to very strict deadlines. Our lawyers can simplify the process by doing the following:

Prepare witness statements for you and key witnesses, focusing on the relevant issues.

Instruct experts to prepare reports specific to you under strict time pressures.

Prepare a tailor made and paginated bundle of documents.

Use access to our extensive database of country evidence and case law, to research and prepare your case.

Instruct experienced advocates

Ensure that you are advised on the key areas of the law and take the important decisions on your case.

We have a proven track record of taking on the most complicated cases and of using our knowledge of the law to apply arguments from every angle to advance our client’s case. This is demonstrated through our representation of our deportation clients at every level, including before the First-Tier, Upper Tribunal, and beyond.

We know the amount of preparation needed and how to do it efficiently and properly, saving you time and money. Whether you are at the very start of the process and would like further information about whether you are likely to face deportation action, or you have already had a deportation order served on you, by instructing us you will have a top rated legal team on your side, looking after you and your family’s interests.

Our immigration lawyers are available to visit you in prison or at a detention centre, providing advice on the appeals process and safeguarding your rights as a Foreign National Prisoner.

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