Immigration Law

Pendragon Chambers’ Immigration Team covers all areas of law regarding immigration in the UK, including entry clearance cases, points based applicants, as well as entitlements to benefits and housing.

The Immigration Team has experience of working for the Home Office and presenting cases before the immigration tribunal. As well as advising Local Authorities as to their obligations regarding foreign nationals.

Our Barristers offer a professional and friendly service to all, undertaking both privately and publicly funded work. They appear regularly in a wide range of tribunals from Newport Immigration Tribunal to the High Court in London.

The Immigration Team also has a broad knowledge of linked housing and family matters, including care proceedings and international family disputes. Our members pride themselves on being approachable and accessible - they are happy to provide advice at any stage. We understand the importance of continuity of representation and our dedicated Clerks endeavour to provide this.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Asylum claims
  • Points based system applicants, including:
    • Entrepreneurs
    • Investors
    • Students
  • EEA national rights
  • EEA family members residence permits
  • Entry Clearance applications
  • Entitlement to state benefits
  • Eligibility for social housing
  • Homelessness duties regarding foreign nationals
  • International family disputes
  • Assistance for people with no recourse to public funds

The vast majority of our Immigration Team accept instructions on a Direct Access basis, which can save time and money for privately paying clients such as Entrepreneurs and Visa nationals.

If you require any further information or assistance, please contact Chambers and our Clerks will always be willing to help.

  • Julian Sidoli

    Julian Sidoli

    Julian Sidoli BA (University College London) Called 2005 Inner Temple Julian is a civil and family specialist who appears in courts throughout England and Wales. Julian originally graduated from University College London and was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple. A former legal …

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  • Swansea Barrister

    Rhys Johns

    Rhys Johns MA(Cantab) Barrister at Law Called 2005 (Gray’s Inn) Rhys joined Chambers in August 2011. Originally from Pontypridd, he studied history at Cambridge before completing a graduate law degree Personal Injury & Travel Litigation Rhys acts for both Claimants and Defendants in all aspects of …

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