Public Access: Immigration Appeals | 39 Park Square


Public Access: Immigration Appeals

If you wish to appeal against a Home Office visa or immigration decision, our barristers can advise and represent you. You can ask us just to submit an appeal form or ask for a hearing at the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) – our barristers can advise you about this. The First-tier Tribunal can also itself decide to hold a hearing.

Please note that barristers are not allowed to do legal aid work on a Public Access basis. To help you make an informed decision about whether to apply for legal aid or proceed with Public Access, you can use the legal aid eligibility calculator on the website.


Timescales for our services may vary depending on factors such as barristers’ availability, the complexity of your case and the need for additional documents. As you must appeal a decision within 14 days (from within the UK) or 28 days (from outside the UK), please contact the clerks as soon as possible. You may also need advice and/or representation at short notice. If so, please contact the clerks: our barristers will aim to advise you and/or represent you at a hearing where possible.


We may charge fixed fees, which means that we will charge you a set amount of money for the work. Below we provide estimates based on the ranges of fixed fees for barristers at Number 39.

If we charge fixed fees, these may vary depending on your needs. For example, your fees may be towards the higher end of the range if you need a more experienced barrister and/or you have a more complex case. If you have a particularly complex case, your fees may also be higher than the estimates below.

If required, travel and hotel expenses are charged at cost and included within the fixed fee unless stated. There are also likely to be additional costs for time spent in correspondence via telephone/video conferences or drafting documents. The cost will be fixed and agreed in advance. Our barristers hourly rates vary from £125 – £425 (plus VAT) per hour. You are also likely to need to pay the relevant court fee. For court fees please see the court and tribunal fees guidance on the website.

Stage of CasePrice FromPrice To
Written advice on your case£250£750
Preparation of appeal, including meetings with you and assistance with completion of forms£250£750
Preliminary hearing (in some cases)£350£750
First day tribunal appearance£400£1,500
Tribunal appearances per day, after first day£200£500

All fees quoted are +VAT. VAT numbers can be provided on request.

Contact us for a quotation

For a quotation, please contact the clerks on 0113 2456633 or [email protected] All information is correct as of 23rd March 2022. Fees are estimates only.