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Bates Wells

Immigration: Personal

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What the team is known for

Leading personal immigration practice that advises clients on a broad range of privately funded immigration matters. Frequently represents individual foreign nationals, as well as the partners and families of British citizens, in applications for permanent residency, settled status and EEA family permits. The team also offers experience in UK ancestry and naturalisation applications, as well as advice on the EU Settlement Scheme.

Strengths

One client appreciates that "the lawyers are very easy to reach."

Notable practitioners

Matthew James advises clients on their applications for permanent residency. He is also well versed in all aspects of the EU Settlement Scheme.
"He is always available and provides legal advice in a very timely manner."


Tim Barnden is highly regarded for his expertise in a variety of personal immigration matters. He regularly assists individuals, couples and families in permanent residence and naturalisation applications, as well as applications under the EU settlement scheme.
"He is very approachable and supportive and is very easy to communicate with."

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Overview

We have an unparalleled reputation in providing services to individuals and families, as much as we cater to employers, charities and organisations looking to secure the mobility and immigration interests of their workforces and their competitiveness.

We don’t see the two core parts of our work as separate, but rather as parts of a whole, and we work as one team.

For more information, visit https://bateswells.co.uk/services/immigration/personal-immigration/



Immigration: Personal

Bates Wells

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Location

10 Queen Street Place

London

Greater London

UK

EC4R 1BE

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Immigration: Personal


Matthew James
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Tim Barnden
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