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Immigration and residency

Immigration and residency

Our expert team of immigration lawyers, based in Edinburgh and Glasgow, can help solve your immigration issues quickly and cost effectively. Immigration law changes frequently and it can be difficult to keep up to date. A small error in an application might prevent you from being allowed entry to the UK or could result in your being without leave to remain here.

Even a minor error can influence a visa application. Getting caught up in red tape can deter an entrepreneur or overseas investor. Getting into the UK, remaining here or bringing in family members – all need lawyers who are absolutely clear of the hurdles and pitfalls and what is required to overcome them.

Why choose Morton Fraser's Immigration team?

We can offer a one-off advice consultation for a fixed fee.

What we will do for you:

  • Meet with you for up to 45 minutes in person, by Skype, or telephone
  • Summarise our advice in writing to you
  • If you need more advice or assistance from us after your appointment, we would be pleased to tailor a fixed fee package suitable to meet your needs.

The Mortons and the Frasers

It’s a family affair. Parents. Grandparents. Assorted sons, daughters, their partners, and kids.

Equal parts joy and mayhem. Our personal relationships, welfare and business, seamlessly managed together. There’s nothing quite like the modern family. A smarter, happier future starts here.

"Morton Fraser’s practice is ‘prestigious and highly respected’; ‘response times, industry knowledge and strength in-depth are all excellent’.  - Ranked Tier One in Legal 500, 3 years running.

Clear advice

Our team of immigration lawyers can help you with any UK immigration issue. We have extensive experience of assisting with appeals against Home Office decisions and can also provide support to those applying to become British citizens.

We give clear, straightforward advice in language which is easy to understand.

Benefits we bring

  • Friendly, approachable and experienced team with a high success rate
  • Efficient and timely visa application turnaround
  • Team recently shortlisted for a EMEA EMMA, a prestigious and highly regarded immigration award
  • The Immigration Team is top ranked in Scotland by both Chambers and Legal 500.

At Morton Fraser we have a top rated Immigration team whose sole remit is to deal with this complex issue. We are a team of knowledgeable and committed specialists, with a huge breadth of experience that we can apply to any individual or any family’s particular circumstances.

We provide support for anyone seeking to come to the UK. We act on behalf of individuals and families, businesses and employees, investors and entrepreneurs, students and graduates wishing to remain in the UK, refugees and asylum seekers. We have extensive experience of assisting with appeals against Home Office decisions and also provide support to those applying to become British citizens. Where necessary, we also represent our clients robustly in court.

Qualities our clients assign to us tell much of how we operate, and are far better coming from them: “insightfulness, patience, commitment, tenacity, thoroughness, knowing the system inside out and mastery in court.” “Wisdom, gravitas and kindness,” are the icing on the cake. We certainly bring all our experience and humanity to bear on every case.

Read our Immigration Law Fact Card

Our approach to fees

Our fee quotes are prepared on a fixed fee basis. Contact us for a free 5-10 minute call to discuss your circumstances and allow us to tailor some fixed fee packages for you. All our scopes of work are personalised around your situation and requirements. In addition to our consultation service we also offer full support services, checking services and providing covering letters for your applications.