IMMIGRATION & ASYLUM 

The Immigration Unit offers specialist advice and assistance in asylum, immigration, human rights and nationality law, as well as immigration related European law. Our team of solicitors, senior caseworkers and advocates have years of specialist experience. All are accredited as senior caseworkers under the Law Society's Immigration and Asylum Advice Scheme. We are contracted with the Legal Aid Agency to provide advice and representation in asylum, and immigration cases involving domestic violence and issues of human trafficking.

We represent clients from initial application through any appeal to the Tribunal and beyond this to the higher courts in the United Kingdom or even to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg or the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. We prioritise asylum work, especially unaccompanied children and victims of human trafficking.  Legal Aid is not now available for all immigration matters. Please contact us to find out whether we are able to assist you.

We can give you immigration and nationality law advice about:
  • asylum and human rights applications and appeals
  • applications to extend or vary leave
  • applications for settlement following leave as a refugee
  • support and accommodation for asylum seekers
  • visa applications and appeals against refusal of visas
  • the rights of European nationals and their family members
  • how to become a British citizen
  • applications for family members to join you in the UK

To  make an appointment with an immigration solicitor or advocate or to refer a case to us, please call 020 3080 0330 or email immigration@hflaw.org.uk  

Specialist projects

Immigration advice surgery for Victims of Domestic Violence

 In partnership with Southall Black Sisters. This advice surgery is provided at the offices of Southall Black Sisters at 21 Avenue Road, UB1 3BL. To make a referral to this advcie surgery, please complete the enqiry form at http://www.southallblacksisters.org.uk/ or telephone 020 8571 0800.

Women's Advice Project

A specialist service offering initial advice to young women who may be victims of trafficking and who are in prison, detention or living in the community and who have an immigration problem. Initial advice can be provided through Outreach visits or through attendance at our Women's Advice Session. To make a referral to this project, please telephone 020 3080 0330 or email immigration@hflaw.org.uk