Immigration Law

Understanding the Difference Between Tier 1 and Tier 2 Visas

For individuals, who are considering relocating to or working in the UK, understanding the differences between Tier 1 and Tier 2 visas is crucial.  These categories are designed to streamline the immigration process for various types of professionals and investors. Tier 1 Visa: For High-Value Migrants The Tier 1 visa is aimed at high-value individuals […]

Application Requirements for British Citizenship: A Complete Guide

To apply for British citizenship, you must first have obtained Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR), also known as permanent residence.  Once you have ILR, you may be eligible to apply for naturalisation as a British citizen, subject to meeting certain requirements: Age: You must be at least 18 years old at the time of application. […]

How to Secure a Work Permit in the UK: A Guide by Fountain Solicitors

The process of securing a work permit in the UK can seem daunting, but with the right guidance and expertise, it can be a straightforward journey. At Fountain Solicitors, we specialise in assisting individuals across Manchester, Newport Wales, Walsall, Birmingham, and other areas in the West Midlands to understand and successfully navigate the complexities of […]

Critical Risks of Overstaying in the UK: What You Need to Know

In the intricate web of immigration laws, the issue of overstaying can be a source of significant concern and confusion.  As Fountain Solicitors, we understand the complexities surrounding this matter and are here to provide clarity and guidance to individuals facing such challenges. The Legal Position Under section 24 of the Immigration Act 1971, overstaying […]

Can I apply for British Citizenship?

Obtaining citizenship is a significant milestone in one’s life. It grants individuals various rights and privileges, including the right to live and work in a particular country without restrictions. For those considering British citizenship, there are certain requirements and criteria that need to be met. Understanding British Citizenship British citizenship is the legal status that […]

Navigating the UK Immigration: The Ultimate Guide from Fountain Solicitors

Introduction to UK Immigration with Fountain Solicitors The UK immigration system can be a complex and daunting task for many. With constantly changing immigration laws and visa requirements, it’s crucial to have knowledgeable and experienced guidance.  At Fountain Solicitors, we are a leading firm in immigration law, offering unparalleled advice and support for those looking […]

Can I Extend My Visit Visa in the UK?

If you’re currently in the United Kingdom on a visit visa, you might find yourself in a situation where you wish to extend your stay. While it’s possible to extend your visit visa, several factors come into play. In this article, we’ll explore the circumstances under which you can extend your visit visa in the […]

Can You Appeal a Visitor Visa Refusal UK?

Fountain Solicitors is here to address one of the most pressing concerns for individuals seeking to visit the UK – the refusal of a Visitor Visa application. In this article, we will provide you with an overview of the refusal reasons, the options available to you, and how Fountain Solicitors can assist you in this […]