Immigration and Nationality Law
The firm boasts a significant client base in this area of the law and this has helped the firm grow in reputation and quality advice. We are well acquainted with the UK Border Agency Policy and Practice in relation to various application categories, Asylum and Immigration Tribunal in Manchester and the regions and are known for our robust but practical advice and approach towards our clients and the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal system. With a specialist department in this field Just Law Solicitors are able to deal with the following areas (which is not exhaustive):
- Tier 1 points based Highly Skilled Migrant applications
- Tier 2 and 4 points-based system (work permits and student)
- International Graduate Scheme
- Businesspersons, Investors, Innovators, Writers, Composers and Artists
- Sponsorship applications
- Spouse appeals and dependency issues
- Dependent Relative Appeals
- Working Holiday Makers Visa and Appeals
- Appeals before the Asylum & Immigration Tribunal
- Applications for review of Tribunal decisions
- Judicial Review
- Student Visa applications and Appeals, Post Study Work Visa
- Human Rights and Asylum Appeals
- Nationality applications
In addition to the above, we are fully versed in the upcoming changes brought about by the government’s new Points Based System and we are able to advise both individuals and commercial clients in this regard, particularly in respect of the changes to the Work Permit System, including the Tier 1, 2 and Tier 4 applications and the employer sponsorship applications.
We act for individuals and businesses in bringing or defending personal injury claims of all types. We have experienced staff to deal with various types of claim including road traffic accidents, tripping and slipping claims, accidents at work and repetitive strain injuries. We can also assist with Criminal Injury Compensation Authority claims. If the accident has happened in the last three years and was due to the fault of another, please call us to discuss your claim. We can often act under a Conditional Fee Agreement (no win, no fee) and will arrange After the Event Insurance where this is necessary. Home or Hospital visits and out of hours appointments are available to suit our clients needs.
We have a residential conveyancing department and can undertake all aspects of this work, including buying and selling houses, flats and areas of land, mortgages and re mortgages. We are panel Solicitors for mortgage lenders. We can also advise on shared ownership purchases.
Moving house can be hugely stressful but we seek to make the process as pain-free as possible by ensuring that the person who is handling your matter is always available to talk to at the end of a telephone. We will provide you with a full breakdown of costs at the commencement of a transaction and would always advise you if we thought that additional work might be needed.
We act for individuals and companies in the sale, purchase and leasing of all kinds of commercial property including retail office, shop and industrial units. We can assist landlords in the drafting of modern commercial leases reflecting all the latest legislation to suit the needs of you and your business. We act for tenants in relation to entering into new leases or in relation to assignment of their existing lease. In addition we can deal with ancillary matters for landlords and tenants such as licences to assign and consents for alterations. We can assist both Landlord and Tenants with renewals of their existing leases.