Immigration Solicitors in Manchester

Immigration solicitors
Legally reviewed by: Nisha Leel

As specialist immigration solicitors based in Manchester, Cartwright King’s team provide legal advice to both individuals and UK-based employers on a wide range of immigration issues. Our expertise covers everything from supporting you through the visa application process to assisting you when you wish to challenge an unfavourable decision made against you by the Home Office.

Our team’s excellent immigration law expertise is awarded recognition by the Legal 500 and we have a very high success rate of securing positive resolution for our clients. Whether you want to simply visit the UK on a short term visa or move to live, work or study in the UK, we can help you and your family achieve that by offering trustworthy legal representation. 

If you are looking for immigration solicitors in Manchester who can help you secure your permission to enter the UK while you are still abroad, Cartwright King is the right place to turn to. However, you don’t just need to be in Manchester, we advise clients based all over the UK, as well as overseas and we have well-established methods of communication to keep you informed anywhere in the world. 

To speak to an immigration solicitor in Manchester, please call us on 0161 833 1411 as soon as possible and claim your free, no-obligation telephone consultation with one of Cartwright King’s immigration specialists. 

How Cartwright King Manchester can help

Cartwright King Manchester assists private and business clients at all stages of an immigration case. Whether you are planning to apply for a visa, sponsor an individual who needs a UK work visa, or if your application has already been refused and you need help challenging the UKVI’s decision, our immigration law specialists have the skills and expertise to help you achieve the outcome you desire.  

Our immigreaton team has an excellent track record of success in handling a variety of immigration-related matters, such as: 

  • UK Visa Applications Our team can assist with gathering the relevant documentation, filling in applications and liaising with the Home Offices for all types of UK visa applications, including Skilled Worker Visas (Tier 2), Student Visas (Tier 4) and Government Authorised Exchange Visas (Tier 5)
  • Business immigration Cartwright King supports UK-based employers who wish to apply for a Sponsor Licence or arrange Intra Company Transfers to bring foreign talent into their organisation
  • EU law & Brexit In the aftermath of Brexit, we advise EU nationals who wish to secure their settled or pre-settled status and obtain an Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK
  • UK Immigration Detention When you are threatened by deportation and/or you or your loved ones are being held in a detention centre in the UK, our immigration team can intervene on your behalf and protect your rights to stay in the UK
  • UK asylum and human rights Specialising in asylum cases, our Manchester immigration lawyers are here to offer high-quality representation whether you are seeking asylum or you are appealing a refused asylum application
  • Judicial reviews When unlawful methods have been used to reach an unfavourable decision on your asylum or visa application, we can take action against the UKVI and challenge their decision
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Our immigration solicitors can also help with…

  • Right to rent checks
  • Home Office compliance and illegal working prevention
  • Civil enforcement notices
  • Business premises site visits
  • COVID requirements for immigration workers

Challenging Home Office Refusal Decisions

If your visa or asylum application has already been denied and you need help challenging the decision made by the Home Office UKVI, Cartwright King can help. Our immigration solicitors in Manchester have a wealth of experience with successful appeals. 

Our team will investigate your case to find out if the unfavourable decision taken against you is considered to be unlawful. If so, this could give you the right to appeal and reverse the outcome of your application. However, acting fast is crucial to avoid missing the deadline that allows you to challenge the UKVI’s decision, so you should seek legal counsel as soon as possible.  

Has your visa application been delayed causing prejudice against you? Cartwright King Manchester can also challenge delays caused by the Home Office to help you get a timely resolution.

Free, No-Obligation Phone Consultation

Finding an immigration solicitor that you can trust is the key to the success of your case. At Cartwright King Manchester, we believe that open communication and ongoing support are at the heart of every strong client-solicitor relationship. 

As part of our client-centred approach, we offer an initial free, no-obligation telephone consultation* that allows us to:

  • Get to know you
  • Learn about the details of your case
  • Explore next steps we could take to help you 

This initial consultation also gives you the opportunity to get a feel for who we are and how we work. If you feel confident instructing Cartwright King following that meeting, we will be happy to represent you. As this is a no-obligation talk, if you choose to go elsewhere for legal advice, you can do so without any repercussions. 

Whether you choose to work with our immigration solicitors in Manchester or not, everything discussed with us during the initial telephone conversation remains confidential. To benefit from a free, no-obligation chat with us, simply call our Manchester office on 0161 833 1411 today.

*Please note that this is a “get to know you” call only and no detailed legal advice will be provided during the initial consultation. 

Our Immigration Fees

At Cartwright King, we believe in offering a transparent and cost-effective immigration service. Following our initial no-obligation conversation, we will look at creating a detailed action plan and layout the steps we need to take to resolve your case quickly and efficiently. 

To allow you to calculate the legal cost you will be expected to pay, we share the prices of all our immigration services upfront. This gives you full visibility of your investment in legal representation and ensures there are no surprises or hidden costs. 

Our immigration solicitors in Manchester do not offer Legal Aid at this time but we have developed a reliable fixed-fee immigration service for paying individuals that you can afford.

Why Choose Cartwright King’s Immigration Solicitors in Manchester?

Since opening our offices in Manchester in 2015, Cartwright King’s expertise in immigration law has been employed to help both individuals and businesses in the North West who require assistance with matters related to immigration. Recognised by the Legal 500, we are proud to have one of the best teams of immigration solicitors in Manchester. 

We place a large importance on our client relationships and we keep you updated with the progress of your case at every step. From the initial, free, no-obligation consultation when we first get to know you all the way through to reaching a favourable outcome of your immigration case, the Cartwright King will guide you with clear and effective legal advice. 

Based outside the UK? Our immigration solicitors have a proven track record of success when it comes to helping individuals located overseas secure their future in the UK, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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Frequently asked questions.

Do I need the help of an immigration solicitor to do my visa application?

Immigration law is complex and there are a number of pitfalls to be avoided when filling in and submitting your visa application, especially when strict deadlines are involved. Although you can complete your application on your own, it is advised to seek advice from a specialist to avoid mistakes, delays and unfavourable decisions that could have been avoided.

How can I choose the best immigration solicitors in Manchester?

When choosing a solicitor to represent you in your immigration case you need to find someone reliable and trustworthy. The main three factors to look out for are experience, success rate and client satisfaction. 

With years of experience, an excellent track record and five-star-rated services, Cartwright King is one of the best immigration solicitors in Manchester and the UK.

How can your immigration solicitors in Manchester help with my immigration case?

Our team of immigration solicitors can assist you with all immigration-related matters, from visa applications to asylum-seeking and challenging application refusals and deportation decisions against you.

What types of visa applications can you advise on?

At Cartwright King, we can assist you with any type of visa, whether it’s designed to allow you to work, study or travel. We can also facilitate the visa application for your spouse, family members or dependants. 

Some of the most common types of visa applications we work on include (but are not limited to): 

  • Business Sponsor Licence and Intra Company Transfer for UK employers
  • Tier 2 and Tier 5 Work Visas (Skilled Worker visa, Government Authorised Exchange visa, Sportsman Visa, Minister of Religion Visa)
  • Family immigration issues
  • Partner/Spouse Visas
  • British Citizenship Applications 

Other visa-related problems we can assist with include gaining entry clearance into the UK and appealing visa application refusal on your behalf.

My visa has been refused? Can your immigration lawyers in Manchester help?

Yes, our team handles challenging refusals on a regular basis and we have a great success rate in obtaining the resolution you were hoping for.

Do your immigration solicitors in Manchester offer advice remotely?

Yes, the Cartwright King immigration team regularly works with clients based across the UK, as well as outside of the UK. We provide legal advice over the phone and via video meetings.

Do you offer free immigration advice?

Although we cannot offer free detailed immigration advice, we offer a free, no-obligation consultation over the phone to get to know you and your case. Book yours today on 0161 833 1411.

What is the cost of hiring an immigration solicitor in Manchester?

The cost of an immigration case will vary depending on your specific circumstances. You can see our immigration services price list here.

Where are your immigration solicitors based?

Cartwright King has physical offices in 11 locations across the UK with teams of immigration solicitors based in, Leicester, Leeds, Birmingham, Derby, Leicester, and Nottingham. However, we advise clients nationwide and abroad on immigration matters, so we can represent you wherever you are based.

What our clients are saying about us

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    Visa application was straightforward and I could not have asked for a nicer solicitor. Thanks Cartwright King team.
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    Thank you to Shakela and team and thank you for all you did in helping me get to see my children again.
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