CategoryApplicable Fee
Initial consultation (45 minutes)£180.00
File Opening/Transfer from previous Solicitors (pre-commencement of matter)£300.00

(Does not include HO/IHS/Biometric/Counsel/Court/Advocacy/Disbursement Fees)

CategoryApplicable Fee
Drafting letters only (invitation, HO covering letters etc.) £375.00
Completion of application forms only £500.00
Human Rights Applications £1,800 Per Applicant
Discretionary Applications £1,800 Per Applicant
British Citizenship Applications £1,800 Per Applicant
Marriage applications £1,800 Per Applicant
EEA/Dependents applications £1,800 Per Applicant
EU Scheme Applications £750 per Applicant
Student Applications £1,800 Per Applicant
Points Based Applications £1,800 Per Applicant

Settlement Applications
£2,000 Per Applicant
Asylum Applications £2,000 per Applicant
Immigration Bail Applications £1,800 (includes advocacy)
Entry Clearance Applications (visitor)£1,800.00 Per Applicant

Entry Clearance Applications (spouse/partner)
£2000.00 Per Applicant
Immigration Appeals£2,500 Per Applicant
Judicial Review £3,500.00 Per Applicant
TOC/NTL Applications£750 per Applicant
Administrative Review£750 per Applicant
BRP replacement Application£750 per Applicant

What is included and the work involved

Fees indicated relate to all immigration matters listed above except appeals and judicial review. It includes taking full instructions, advising you on the most appropriate application to make, collating and compiling all supporting documentation, giving you advice about the requirements of the Immigration Rules and whether you meet the criteria. We will also consider all supporting evidence provided, assist you in collating other supporting documents as appropriate. We will then complete application forms, carry out researching and referencing case law and drafting grounds/representation as appropriate.

Furthermore, we will advise you about the outcome of the application and explain the conditions of your grant of status where your application is successful. Where your application is refused, we will advise you of any further steps you need to take.

For appeals and judicial review hearings, it includes all services indicated above plus preparing and drafting witness statements, brief to counsel, collating bundles and dealing with the Home Office, Courts, Barristers, third parties and other stake holders as appropriate.

What is not included 

The fees indicated do not include Home Office application fees UK visa fees – GOV.UK (,immigration health surcharge, biometrics fees, Counsel fees, court fees, advocacy fees and disbursement. Where it is determined that your application is complex and more work has to be done, we may apply additional charges but will discuss and agree this with you beforehand.


Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as visa fees or international postage/photocopying costs, interpreter’s fees, translations, travel costs. We pay the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.

Responsibility for your work

Your matter will be primarily dealt with by Ms Victoria Ibe-Bayley who is the Principal of the firm. She has over 10 years post qualification experience in Immigration law and Family law. With broad expertise and a very high success rate, we are committed to delivering a comprehensive and competent service to all immigration clients. Where your matter is being dealt with by an Associate, he/she will be supervised by the Principal. Trainee Solicitors or Paralegals will be supervised by an Associate or the Principal.

Application Processing Times

We make and submit your application within a week once we receive full instructions and all supporting documents. We cannot guarantee the length of time it may take for the Home Office/Immigration Authorities to reach a decision about your application. For Home Office timelines please click on their link below Visa processing times: applications inside the UK – GOV.UK ( for outside the country click on the following link Visa processing times: applications outside the UK – GOV.UK (

VAT Information

Not chargeable as not registered for VAT. However, VAT may be payable to third parties.

(Does not include Court/Counsel/Advocacy/Disbursement Fees)

Category Applicable Fees
Divorce £1,000.00 – Petitioner
£800.00 – Respondent
Injunctions – Non Mol/Occupational Orders From filing application to first hearing only – £1,800.00
Ongoing Matters – Hourly Rate
Section 8 OrdersOne off matters – £1,800.00
Ongoing Matters – Hourly Rate
Children MattersFrom filing application to first hearing only – £1,800.00
Ongoing Matters – Hourly Rate
Financial RemedyHourly Rates Apply

HOURLY RATES: (Standard)
For all matters except instructions from businesses and commercial matters

CategoryApplicable Fee
Victoria Ibe£250.00
Assistant/Associate Solicitors£185.00
Caseworker/Trainee Solicitor£125/£150.00

Unsociable Hours – (time & half of standard hours)

CategoryApplicable Fee
Victoria Ibe£Time and half per hour
Assistant/Associate Solicitors£Time and half per hour
Caseworker/Trainee Solicitor£Time and half per hour


CategoryApplicable Fee
Certification/Swearing of Documents £10.00
Witnessing documents £30.00
Statutory declarations £120.00
Affidavits £120.00
Change of name Deed £120.00
Power of Attorney£120.00
Drafting standard/one off letters£375.00
Calls/Emails (10 mins calls/ 500 words)10% of fee earners hourly rate
Review/Amendment of documents (4 pages max)£250.00
Advocacy/Administrative Courts (excludes travel/disbursement)
£250.00 per hour

Disbursement – (excludes matters billed on hourly rate)
Payable by client and includes Home Office/Court/Counsel/Advocacy fees/Travel costs/Postage/ Printing/Collation.

CategoryApplicable Fee
Postage – Judicial Review and Appeals (fixed fee) £50.00
Postage – Other Matters (fixed fee)£30.00
Banking chargesAt quoted cost
Retrieval from archive £100.00
Hourly rate mattersStage by stage basis/
upon receipt of invoice

Fee Earner/Position: Victoria Ibe, Principal/Sole Practitioner
Qualification: BA – English, LLB – Law
Experience: Post Qualification: Over 10 years