Services

Services Information

Legal services in the UK can be provided by Barristers, Solicitors or – to a limited extent in the case of immigration – caseworkers with a qualification granted by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (“OISC”).

Demstone Chambers is led by specialist Barristers, supported by a team of OISC accredited immigration representatives and chambers assistants. We aspire to give training and work experience opportunities to diligent and motivated law students who are progressing towards a career as a lawyer. Whenever possible, we also do charitable (“pro bono”) work in the community with local organisations helping vulnerable persons, for example those who are seeking asylum or looking to resolve their immigration status.

Immigration services include making Visa Applications, drafting documents such as grounds for Immigration Appeals, Administrative Review or Judicial Review, and appearing in the Immigration Tribunal to challenge decisions of the Home Office. We understand the way the Home Office works because we have worked in immigration practice for many years. Our practitioners are experts in this area of law. They are regularly invited to give talks and lectures to members of the public and other lawyers to share their expertise in immigration law.

Employment services include drafting Employment Tribunal claims for Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination, or Redundancy related issues, and attending the Employment Tribunal to represent clients. We can also provide advice to employers on HR and compliance related issues.

Family services include making applications to the Family Court in child related matters (e.g. Child Arrangements Orders (Child Contact Orders), or local authority care issues), Dispute resolution, Family Court hearings, and advising on Divorce and Adoption related matters.

Our fees naturally depend on the type of work being undertaken. We generally work on fixed fees agreed in advance of work commencing, as opposed to hourly rates. Further information about our fees can be found here.

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Immigration

Sponsored Working

The UK has had rules for sponsored working in place since 2008. The main sponsorship...
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ILR & British Citizenship

There are several different routes to obtaining Indefinite Leave to Remain (“ILR”) or British...
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Human Rights & Family

Human rights and family immigration are governed by Article 8 of the European...
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Tribunal & Court

The Home Office’s stated policy objective is to reduce migration. Unfortunately, this objective...
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EEA Nationals

The UK leaving the European Union (“Brexit”) has understandably made many EEA...
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Business

The UK is seen as an ideal place to do business. This is because the UK has...
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Employment

Unfair Dismissal

Unfair Dismissal is where an employee is dismissed and the reason for the dismissal is...
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Redundancy

The number of Redundancy related disputes appears to have increased significantly in...
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Discrimination

The Equality Act 2010 provides, in effect, that it is unlawful for an employer to engage in...
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Family

Child Contact

Family disputes where children are involved need to be handled differently from...
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Adoption

Section 46 of the Adoption and Children Act 2002, provides that a Family Court...
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Divorce

Navigating through a stressful divorce is difficult and, if the divorce is not handled...
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