There is a second appeals test in place which must be met in making the permission application in the Court of appeal, as the Court of Appeal will not give permission unless it considers that

(a) the appeal would

(i) have a real prospect of success; and

(ii) raise an important point of principle or practice; or

(b) there is some other compelling reason for the Court of Appeal to hear it.

Time to Lodge Permission Applications to the Court of Appeal

The deadline to lodge permission applications to the Court of Appeal is 21 calendar days, from the date the decision is sent to the appellant. The Court of Appeal is quite strict in adherence to the deadline of 21 days and one has to give a good reason, in case of any delays.

The Upper Tribunal may issue a direction to make a shorter deadline or even give some extra time to lodge permission application to the Court of Appeal.

Time to Lodge Permission Applications to the Court of Appeal

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Grounds of Permission Application to the Court of Appeal

One has to carefully consider and draft the grounds on which he may rely in his permission applications to the Court of Appeal. The main point here is to identify an error of law in the decision of the Upper Tribunal Judge who must have given a detailed and reasoned decision of the appeal. One has to see whether the decision makers have made fair decisions in the light of the relevant law, rules or regulations with reference to the decisions of the higher courts. It requires a wealth of expertise and experience to draft good grounds in such matters enhancing the chances of success.

Outcome of the Permission Applications to the Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal will consider the grounds of permission to appeal carefully and may take one of the following actions:

Grant permission to Appeal to the Court of Appeal on all grounds

Grant permission to Appeal to the Court of Appeal on one or more grounds

Refuse permission to Appeal to the Court of Appeal

If the permission is refused then the appellant may then apply for an oral hearing for the permission application to appeal to the Court of Appeal.

If the permission is refused totally without merit, that is the end of the appeal process and no further appeal could be brought against that decision.

Court Hearings at the Court of Appeal

Once permissions is granted, the matter is listed for hearing at the Court of Appeal and we then prepare for the court hearing, which includes complying with the directions issued by the Court of Appeal, preparing bundle for the hearing and a brief for the counsel.


Here comes the job of the Immigration Barristers once again and we really trust our immigration barristers in arguing the legal flaws in the decision of the Tribunals, and have won several appeals for our clients. Working in liaison with our Immigration Barristers allows them to have a deep insight in the matter and to prepare them accordingly. It is equally important to prepare the client for the hearing at the Court of Appeal, advising them on what to expect on the court hearing and how to handle any unexpected questions.


Why Chauhan Solicitors?

We are a city law firm, specialising in UK Immigration matters. We are located in Central London and South West London (Tooting), therefore conveniently accessible to Londoners and clients in other parts of the UK. Moreover since all the UK immigration Applications can be submitted online, it has become easier for us to take instructions from anywhere in the world.

According to our clients, we are one of the Best Immigration Solicitors in London. We invite you to view our online reviews shown below that would allow you make an informed choice when instructing on of the best immigration solicitors of London to represent you.

How We Can Help You?

No two immigration matters can be the same. We have a tailor make solution for every immigration matter and in order to achieve the best outcome we follow a strict strategy i.e.

A) Assessment of your Immigration Matter: We carefully asses merits of your intended visa application, further leave to remain, immigration appeal, Judicial Review or any other immigration matter, as the case may be.

B) Immigration Advice: Upon assessment of your matter, we advise you on the most appropriate way forward by keeping in view your personal circumstances and the relevant law.

C) Engagement of Our Immigration Services: Once engaged, we shall provide you with a comprehensive list of documents / information required for preparing your immigration application, immigration appeal, Immigration Judicial Review and Administrative Review, as the case may be.

D) Review of Information and Documents: We then very carefully review the requested documentation and information and make sure that your application etc. is aligned with the relevant laws. In immigration appeal or Judicial Review matters, we discuss suitability of the immigration barristers for the particular matters.

E) Representations: We believe that for any successful UK visa application, leave to remain application, UK immigration appeals, immigration Judicial Review or Admin Review, it is pivotal that you are thoroughly & efficaciously represented. For the same reasons, we very carefully draft your covering letters, Grounds of Appeal, Grounds of Judicial Review or Skeleton Arguments etc in order to conclude your immigration matters successfully.

F) Follow-up: Once the immigration matter is submitted or filed, when & where necessary, we keep tabs on the Home office or the Immigration Tribunals and update you accordingly.

G) Outcome of your Immigration Matter: The outcome of the matter is followed with a need of further advice in respect of making a further application in the future or complying with a list of do’s and don'ts. Our team of best immigration solicitors take care of that diligently.

We believe in giving honest & unparalleled advice to you. We work in complete confidence, as your partners, in sorting out your immigration matters. We have teamed up with the best immigration barristers who specialise in UK Immigration Laws and are well equipped to represent you in any complex immigration matter. Our 5 star reviews vouch for our legal competence, vast knowledge and diligent work attitude.