Experience and Qualification

At Atanda Solicitors we provide the best possible advice and representation in Immigration matters for over 20 years. Our expert team of Immigration solicitors and Advisers have comprehensive in-depth understanding of Immigration laws, and we can help guide you the right way in achieving the best outcome of your status.

We assist in the following Immigration applications:

Visa Types

  • Tier 1 (Investor) visas
  • Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visas
  • Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visas
  • EEA family permits
  • Ancestry visas
  • Partner and family visas
  • Standard visitor visas


Indefinite leave to remain applications

Applications for British citizenship

Administrative reviews, appeals and judicial reviews

Applications for discretionary leave

Business Immigration

Our Business Immigration solicitors advise many Businesses and other Organisations such as Educational Institutions on their Immigration obligations. Whether you have employees abroad or want to bring employees to the UK, or need legal advice about your workers here at home, we can advise on your legal requirements to make sure you are fully compliant with immigration law.

Our firm is based in London, Old Kent Road. We provide a reliable and professional service, and you can be assured that when you come to us, your matters will be in safe hands.

We offer a range of professional service in Immigration law matters. Prices and information detailed below on our website are for guidance only. We shall provide you with an accurate quote reflecting the complexity and nature of your case prior to any work undertaken.

We offer a range of services in our Immigration Department, and these include.

  • Visiting the UK
  • Entry Clearance
  • Settlement
  • Naturalisation
  • Work and Study visas
  • Spouse visa
  • Many other categories (see our detailed list on our fees)
  • Appeals and Judicial reviews

We offer a range of services in our Immigration Department. You can book an initial appointment to see a solicitor for advice in your Immigration matter.

In our fixed fees, the work we carry out is standard and they include.

Initial attendance, taking instructions, considering documents, and providing you with advice based on your current circumstance. If you are unable to qualify for the category of your choice, then we may advise you of alternative routes to settlement and provide you with a list of documents.

The fixed prices set out in our fees section are for guidance only. Therefore, depending on the complexity of your case and the number of documents the price may change.

Advise you on the current Immigration law and whether you can, or already meet the requirements for the relevant application.

When looking at your case as a whole, we will need to consider whether there is sufficient evidence provided to support your application. If there are insufficient evidence, we may advise you to obtain further evidence to strengthen your case.

We understand that in some cases there may be more work than agreed, this may be because of the complexity of each case or request for additional work. However, we shall inform you if this happens and provide you with an updated fee before commencing that work.

We advise you of the timescales and outcome of your application.

If your application is not granted, then we may advise you of the prospect of your appeal.

Please note that the above are all inclusive of the fixed fee and does not include any disbursements.


Do I need an Interpreter? 

If there are any language barrier that may affect the communication with our solicitor, you may request for an Interpreter, however their fees are separate to our fees.

We will normally spend up to one hour with you at our initial meeting, however, the number of hours depend on the complexity of your case, and these costs will increase. You may wish to bring a friend or a family member with you at an appointment to reduce these costs as instructing an interpreter may not always be required. You can choose any interpreter of your liking but do not have to use an interpreter of our choosing.

Home Office fees for making the application 

You will need to pay this to the Home Office directly as part of the application process. This is not included in our fixed fee.

Immigration Health Surcharge 

If you are required to pay the Immigration Health Surcharge, then you must pay this directly to the Home Office as part of your application. This is not included in our fixed fee.

How long will my application take? 

We cannot guarantee how long your application will take to be processed by the Home Office. However, you may need to visit to check the current processing times.

Immigration Services fees

We are not franchised by the Legal Aid Agency in this area of Law and therefore charge clients privately. Our charges are as stated below:


Initial Consultation

Our Initial consultation fee with a Solicitor of 4 years and above is £300 per hour. This fee attracts VAT calculated at 20% on the total invoice

For Solicitors and Senior Advisers of below 4 years’ experience, our initial consultation fee is £250.00 per hour. This fee attracts VAT calculated at 20% on the total invoice.

 Should you instruct us regarding the work as stated below, we have fixed fees for them, and they are

Spouse and Partner’s application

The fixed fee for this application is £1,250.00 plus VAT. The Visa will allow to live in the UK for and up to 2 and half years and thereafter extend it until you complete the 5 years when you apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK.

Application under the Immigration Rules

Taking instructions, advise, preparation and submission of applications to the Home office for the following cases are charged from £1, 500 plus VAT.

  • Spouse and partners applications including fiancés or proposed civil partners
  • Dependant relative and family reunion applications
  • Ancestry visas
  • Visit visas (for tourism or visiting friends/family
  • Student and work experience visas.

Application for a standard Visitor visa

The fee for this is from £1,200.00 plus VAT. You may apply to visit the UK for leisure or visit family or friends or for special purposes such as private medical treatment. We will take instructions and advise you and prepare your application to be submitted to the Home office.

Application for EEA nationals and family members including Permanent Residence, Residence Cards and

Registration Certificates.

We will charge from £1,200 plus VAT to advise, prepare and submit your application on your behalf.

Entry Clearance Appeal

The fee is from £1,500 plus VAT. The work includes taking instructions, advice, preparation and submitting your appeal.


The fees for taking instructions, preparing you Bail application and submitting your application for Bail is from £500 plus VAT. This excluding fee for representation in Court for the Bail which is another £500.00 plus VAT.

Indefinite Leave to Remain application

For preparation and submitting your application, we will charge from £1,200 plus VAT. This excludes fees for disbursements which must be paid separately.

Application for Naturalisation or registration as a British Citizen

For preparation and submitting your application, we will charge from £800 plus VAT. This excludes fees for disbursements which must be paid separately.


Appeal to the first Tier Tribunal/ Upper Tribunal .

In most cases in this group, we will charge £1,800 plus VAT. The amount is inclusive of Advocate’s fee for representation.

Judicial Review.

In most cases in this group, we will charge £5,000 plus VAT. The amount is inclusive of Advocate’s fee for representation.

The work that we carry out is standard and may include:

  • Taking instructions at initial attendance
  • Considering documents and providing advice
  • Alternative routes to settle the matter
  • Considering all supporting documents
  • Preparation and submitting application
  • Advise on timescales and outcome of application.
  • Advise on prospect of appeal is application is refused.

Please note that the fixed fees set out above are for guidance only and therefore may vary depending on the complexity of a client’s case.


Disbursements are costs related to payments to third parties, such as Court fees instructions of an Expert witness, Immigration Health Surcharge, Visa fees, Interpreter fees, travel expenses, postage, medical report fees, Mileage and travelling expenses fees and Home office fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on clients’ behalf to ensure a smoother process.