If your application for civil partner visa UK is refused by the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO), you can file an appeal to the First Tier Tribunal against the refusal of such application. An appeal against the refusal of civil partner visa entry clearance must be filed with the First Tier Tribunal within 28 days of the refusal of the civil partner visa application.

Why Choose Sunrise Solicitors For Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of UK Civil Partner Visa?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with appeals against refusal of civil partner visa entry clearance application. The quality of our service is self-evident from our clients' reviews about the service provided by our immigration lawyers. You can contact us if you are seeking legal help from immigration solicitors in London or Manchester in relation to your entry clearance appeal against refusal of UK civil partner visa application and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

What Work Will Be Covered By Our Immigration Services?

If instructed to represent you regarding your Entry Clearance Appeal appeal against the refusal of your civil partner visa entry clearnce application, the casework to be carried out by our immigration solicitors will include the following:

For First Stage Of The Appeal

  • We will discuss the reasons for refusal with you and advise you on potential grounds for appeal against refusal of civil partner visa;
  • We will advise you on the chances of success in your civil partner visa entry clearance appeal;
  • We will advise you on the timeframe, the costs involved and the court procedures;
  • We will draft the grounds of appeal to challenge the refusal in the court arguing how the refusal of civil partner visa entry clearance is unlawful;
  • We will advise you on documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the appeal so that the civil partner visa may be granted by the Entry Clearance Manager (ECM) upon review of the grounds and the supporting documents;
  • We will complete the relevant appeal form to submit the appeal form, the grounds of appeal and the supporting documents to the First Tier Tribunal;
  • We will liaise with the court (the first tier tribunal) after the filing of the appeal;
  • We will assess the Home Office Bundle (also known as Respondent's bundle) and will consider the review of the application by the Entry Clearance Manager (ECM) as a result of the appeal;

For Second Stage Of The Appeal

  • We will prepare a brief to Barrister and instruct the Barrister so that the Barrister can represent the Appellant (our client) in court on the appeal hearing date;
  • We will prepare detailed witness statements of all the relevant witnesses who will appear in court to give evidence before the Immigration Judge of the First Tier Tribunal;
  • We will prepare the indexed and paginated appeal bundles of all the supporting documents and file the same with the court and the Home Office Presenting Officers Unit (HOPOU);
  • Where necessary, we will arrange a pre-hearing conference with the Barrister who will discuss your appeal case with you and advise you about the court procedure in relation to your entry clearance appeal;
  • We will do all the follow up work until written determination (decision) of your civil partner visa appeal is recieved from the court.

Our Fee For An Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of Civil Partner Visa (Entry Clearance)

Entry Clearance Appeal Stage 1 (Pre-Hearing Notice)

  • We will charge you a fee from £800.00 which will cover all our work until we receive hearing notice from the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber). If civil partner visa is granted following review by the Entry Clearance Manager (ECM) and we withdraw our appeal before the Notice of Hearing is received, there will be no further charge and this will be considered as end of the appeal matter;
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your appeal against refusal of civil partner visa, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and the balance cab be paid within a month from the time of initial instructions.

Entry Clearance Appeal Stage 2 (Post-Hearing Notice)

  • If civil partner visa is not granted by the Entry Clearance Manager (ECM) following review and we are served with the hearing notice and respondent's bundle. We will charge a fee from £700.00 for all work until a decision is made by the Immigration Judge on your civil partner visa appeal.
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your civil partner visa appeal, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and the balance can be paid within a month from the date of initial instructions.
  • It is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by  us on your behalf e.g. Barrister's fee for appearing before the Immigration Judge at the date of appeal hearing, court fee, translation of documents, Medical Reports etc.