Immigration

Wilkin Chapman provides privately funded immigration advice and specialise in helping you on your initial journey into the UK and remaining here thereafter. Whether you are looking to work, study or live in the UK, we can help you with your application.

At Wilkin Chapman we can advise you on the appropriate visa application that you need to suit your circumstances.

Our immigration legal experts undertake a full range of immigration work. We provide assistance for a number of UK immigration matters including:

  • Tier 1 – Entrepreneur, Exceptional Talent, Graduate Entrepreneur and Investor visa applications
  • Tier 2 - General, Intra-company Transfer, Minister of Religion and Sportsperson visa applications
  • Tier 4 – Student visa applications
  • Tier 5 – Charity Worker, Creative and Sporting, Government Authorised Exchange, International Agreement, Religious Worker and Youth Mobility Scheme temporary worker visa applications
  • Spouse and partner visa applications
  • Fiancé visa applications
  • UK Ancestry visa applications
  • Tourist and short stay visa (6 months or less) applications
  • Dependant visa applications
  • Applications for extension of leave to remain
  • Indefinite Leave to Remain applications
  • British Citizenship applications
  • EEA applications and appeals
  • EEA family visitor permits
  • British Nationality enquiries
  • Human Rights applications and appeals
  • Deportation appeals and representation


Our support in managing your application and ensuring you meet the requirements will help to take the stress and the strain out of the complexities of the immigration process.

Find out more with our Immigration leaflet

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Family, Children & Divorce

In the event of a relationship breakdown our family law solicitors can help you with divorce, separation and child care issues. We can provide you with a variety of solutions for resolving your problems, including family mediation, collaborative law, divorce and a fixed fee divorce.

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Moving Home

The process of moving home, and buying or selling residential property (known as conveyancing), may seem quite daunting particularly if you have not moved home for a long time or are a first time buyer. Our specialist team of residential property experts can guide you through the technical aspects of conveyancing and mortgage procedures. We also provide you with access to 'Client Connect' - an online service which allows you to track the conveyancing progress of your move.

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Powers of Attorney

We all have the right to manage our own money and affairs. However, our ability to do this may decrease in later life due to illness, disability, or an accident. By making a Lasting Power of Attorney (also known as LPA) you can help to plan ahead by appointing a member of your family, or a trusted friend, to look after your finances or make welfare decisions on your behalf should you no longer be able to do so. Our team of expert solicitors will be able to advise you on and help prepare your Lasting Power of Attorney.

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Probate

The administration of estates, involves dealing with your affairs after your death. The 'estate' is made up of your property and any other assets you may have when you die, and probate is the legal document which gives the executors the authority to deal with a person's assets after their death. Our probate specialists will handle the winding up of your estate with great sensitivity and are able to help your family and friends through what can be a very upsetting and confusing time.

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Wills, Estates, Tax & Trusts

One of the certainties of live is that it changes and you can never be sure of what the future holds. However, you can take steps to plan for an deal with the changes that life may bring along the way. Our team of expert lawyers have been helping and advising clients how to best plan for their future for over 70 years and provide advice on all aspects of wills, trusts, inheritance tax and probate.

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