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5th Floor Maddox House, 1 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2PZ

Tier 1 Appeals

Points Based System Appeals, Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 4

Our leading Immigration Lawyers are experienced in winning immigration appeals before the Immigration Courts – known as the First Tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum) We have specialist teams who deal with Appeal cases. Our head of department, Amir Zaidi, was an Immigration Barrister for 10 years and has the experience of over a thousand immigration cases.

We take 100% of appeal cases. Guaranteed.

We undertake all appeals against Immigration refusals under the point based system. If the refusal is a non points based system case but is by the UKBA in the UK or by an Entry Clearance Post abroad, then please see our Immigration Appeals page

The points based system is the Immigration categories at Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 4 and Tier 5. (Tier 3 is inactive).

I have received an Immigration Refusal. What do I do next?

The UKBA will have provided you with a reason for refusal letter. Please send this to us and we can look at it for you.

Our Immigration Appeal Lawyers offer a free appraisal service. After speaking to us on the telephone, we will invite you to send us a scanned copy of the refusal letter. We can then assess, free of charge, the decision and give you a formal assessment in the following ways:

Our Immigration Appeal Lawyers will give you a firm quote for the work. We do not adopt a fixed pricing strategy. We give an individual price for the amount of work we will actually do on your case. We will not overcharge or fit your appeal into a cheap pricing strategy.

We will give you an idea of how long the appeal will take to resolve at the First Tier TribunalImmigration and Asylum Chamber.

Our Immigration Appeal Lawyers will give you detailed information about your prospects of success at an Immigration Appeal, ie how likely it is you will be successful;

We pride ourselves on winning the unwinnable points based appeals!

Best Immigration Lawyers

Our Immigration Appeals team prides itself on 2 things:

  1. Making every effort to win all our appeals by being the best Immigration Lawyers there are; and
  2. Taking on the cases that no other lawyer will take and then winning them.

Working with the best specialist barristers we have developed a confident and focused approach to overturning decisions under Tier 1, Tier 2 and other points based system areas.

Unlike other firms, we only use barristers for our appeals and we only use the best barristers in the immigration field.

We aim to appeal and win.

All those applying under the Points Based System will have noticed the strict requirements of the immigration rules in this area.

Even those who qualify under the rules can find themselves refused further leave to remain just because they didn’t have the correct documents or correct wording on their evidence.

We can help.

If you have been refused an application under Tier 1, contact us immediately.

Why choose Westkin for your Immigration Appeal ?

We offer:

  • Clear Pricing for Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 4 appeals.

Once we have spoken to you about your immigration appeal. We will provide you with a clear price that includes barrister’s costs. We will also provide you with a clear payment plan. You can then see whether our fees are right for you with no surprises.

  • The best Immigration Appeal Advocates

We only work with barristers from specialist Chambers.

We will tell you in advance who will be representing you at court. We brief them in advance of the hearing and get their feedback in early. Where we can we will even help you choose the best barrister for you, using an online profile.

  • 10 years experience in preparing appeals and winning them.

We do not pass our cases off to junior staff, who can practice on your case. Your caseworker will be experienced and we pride ourselves on our partner – led service.

Our head of Immigration Appeals Team, Amir Zaidi actually trains other lawyers in Immigration Appeals and is accredited by 4 different training companies! He has 10 years experience in running appeals as a caseworker and formerly as a barrister himself.

  • Full guidance on preparing witness statements.

We think an appeal statement is crucial to getting your voice and case across to the Immigration Judge. We work in collaboration with you to get a statement that has the correct points but remains in your voice.

A good statement is the fastest way to turn a judge in your favour!

  • Full preparation of court bundles.

We use our experience to ensure all the documents that are needed go to the Immigration Tribunal in a clear and focused format. We pride ourselves on the presentaton of our work.

Some examples of our appeal work include:


  • Winning an appeal where the maintenance was held for less than 3 months.
  • Winning an appeal where the maintenance was held in an account that was not in the client’s lawyers name.
  • Winning an appeal where the maintenance was held in a bond account, rather than a savings account.

Previous Earnings

  • Winning an appeal where the bank statements were sent incomplete.
  • Winning an appeal where the clients did not qualify based upon promises that were made on the Home Office enquiry line.
  • Winning an appeal where in order to provide the evidence, the qualifying period was changed.

We have taken on many more cases, we pride ourselves on finding ways of winning cases that nobody else will take.

Please call us today for a no cost, no obligation chat if you have an immigration appeal coming up or have just been refused.

Amongst London immigration lawyers, barristers, or solicitors, we are confident to provide professional, honest, and the best immigration legal service for our clients from local or around the world.


Westkin Associates


17 Hanover Square, Mayfair

United Kingdom

0207 1184 546


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