Immigration

Immigration Law and procedure is a complicated, fast moving and constantly changing area. Whether you are applying for a work visa, asylum or a family reunion, we understand that time limits are often very short and the evidence needed to support any claim or application is invariably exacting. Our team of lawyers have over 20 years experience in dealing with Immigration Appeals.

Wah-Piow Tan has extensive experience in immigration matters, representing well over 5000 clients. We are able to provide you with legal advice appropriate to your circumstances. Wah-Piow Tan is often interviewed by the BBC and other national and international media organisations on immigration matters.

We can help with:

  • WORK PERMITS
  • SETTLEMENT
  • FAMILY REUNION
  • INVESTORS VISAS
  • SETTING UP BUSINESS IN THE UK
  • APPEALS
  • JUDICIAL REVIEW
  • IMMIGRATION BAIL
  • ASYLUM

Crime

We provide criminal defence work for private clients. It is important, whenever possible, to be legally represented when you are the subject of an investigation by the police, Revenue & Customs, the Department of Works & Pension, Local Authority or any other agencies. We provide representation at all stages, from the initial investigation to court proceedings. Our lawyers have over 20 years experience in Criminal Defence work.

Areas of our expertise include:

  • Police station emergency
  • Defending in magistrates/crown court
  • Proceeds of Crime Matters
  • Appeals
  • Food Hygiene
  • VAT Investigation
  • Traffic Offences
  • Sexual Offences
  • Violent Offences
  • Commercial Fraud

Conveyancing

We provide residential and commercial conveyancing services in association with Cain Associates, Licenced Conveyancers, whose details are as follows:

 

Cain Associates
297 The Broadway
Bexleyheath
Kent DA6 8DG
Telephone: 020-8298-0229
Fax: 020-8298-0256
E-mail: cain@cain-associates.co.uk
DX No. 31822 Bexleyheath

Landlord & Tenant

We have a wide experience of landlord and tenant issues and have acted equally for both private and corporate landlord and tenants. Moreover, Peter Cheng, the head of our Property Department, has extensive experience in dealing with both residential and commercial Landlord and Tenant matters at all stages, whether it is the instigation, management or closure of that relationship.

We are able to help with:

  • Tenancy Agreements
  • Forfeiture (commercial)
  • Collection of Rent Arrears
  • Failure to comply with contractual lease terms
  • Nuisance
  • Harassment
  • Unlawful Eviction
  • Dilapidation

Litigation

We have wide experience in litigation in the UK in the High Court, County Court and specialist tribunals. We believe however, that litigation through any court should be an option of last resort. Therefore, one of our most important roles is to provide you with a thorough assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of any claim and to advise you on the most appropriate route to resolution.

If you do wish to proceed with to make or defend any claim, we can help you with all stages of the litigation process, from issuing and defending proceedings through to the negotiation, settlement and the enforcement of judgments.

We are able to help with:

  • contractual claims
  • recovering unpaid debts
  • professional negligence claims
  • commercial disputes
  • partnership disputes

Employment

Employment Law in the UK is a complex area. It is often the case that employees and employers do not have a clear idea of their respective rights and obligations. If you believe you have been treated unfairly or discriminated against at work, you should seek immediate advice because the deadline for making a complaint to the Employment Tribunal is short.

We recognise that many employees are nervous about contacting a solicitor because of the potential cost, especially given that their employment is uncertain. Our solicitors are experienced in employment matters and are able to provide an initial consultation to assess your case. Where appropriate we offer a no win, no fee scheme.

We can help with:

  • Unfair Dismissal and Wrongful Dismissal
  • Employment Tribunal Hearings
  • Discrimination at work
  • Compromise Agreement
  • Drafting Employment Contracts

Other Areas

We also provide legal advice and assistance in the areas listed below and you should contact us to find out if we can assist you with your particular matter.

  • Family
  • Probate

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