After an appeal to the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) has been dismissed by the Immigration Judge, an application to the First-tier Tribunal for permission of Appeal can be made to the Upper Tribunal.
From the date of receiving the appeal determination, an application for permission must be filed within 5 working days with the First-tier Tribunal. If the appeal was determined under the fast track process for asylum cases, the appeal can be filed within 2 working days and if the plaintiff is outside the UK the appeal must be filed within 28 calendar days.
Application to the upper tribunal may be necessary if you believe that there as a fundamental legal error with a decision that was reached by a lower tribunal. Appeals in this instance may be the best options if the matter is on any of the following: -
Our immigration solicitors can assist you with a written application to argue the reasons why the precious decision of the lower tribunal was wrong. Should the court agree that there is a material error in law, your case will be listed for hearing.
During this hearing, we will present your case in the best possible light. Our team of experts have over 40 years combined experience in dealing with these type of matters.
Please be informed that these types of matters (Upper tribunal hearings and application) may be extremely complex; as such it is important that you instruct the right team of immigration lawyers to represent you.
At Reiss Edwards, our team of legal experts will look in detail to Judge’s decision to be ascertain whether or not there is a material error in law; to be sure that we offer our clients the best chance and a fair hearing. We think outside the box and consider all of the direct, indirect as well as personal circumstances as it relates to the matter.
Reiss Edwards do not assist with legal aid as such we will charge a fee for our legal advisory and representation services. Contact us today if you need to speak to someone about a refusal or an appeal you would like to make. Make sure to attach the refusal letter so we can have a clear picture of the Home Office’s position before contacting you.