We have experience with a variety of complex cases, including but not limited to: deportation, entry clearance, applications for leave to remain, human rights claims and emergency High Court injunctions. Members also have particular expertise in advising and representing in respect of business applications.

We are committed to representing individuals, irrespective of their background or financial standing and we endeavour to help clients avoid the costs of litigation by advising at the very early stages on the form and content of immigration applications.

Our expertise include:


  • Points Based System
  • European Free Movement
  • British Citizenship


  • Asylum
  • Human Rights
  • Deportation and removal
  • Family and Children Matters
  • Long Residence
  • Visitors
  • Students
  • Appendix FM/Article 8

Aware of the demands on private clients, the team offers expertise and a high quality service at pre-and post –litigation stages to address the requirements of business immigration clients.   

Chambers are accredited by the Bar Council as course providers and members of chambers provide in house seminars, training and presentations, whether in house at the clients’ premises or here in chambers. For further information regarding our lectures please visit our seminars page.

If you need any assistance in any of these areas, please contact our clerking team on 023 80 73 6812 or e-mail

Barristers practicing in this area

What others say

Laura Baines at No.18 Barristers Chambers has established expertise in immigration cases, in which she is well known for representing both appellants and the Home Office.
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The Set have particular expertise in family work, Employment, personal injury and public law, particularly immigration
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No.18 Barristers Chambers houses Laura Baines, who has a niche practice in immigration cases and has made frequent appearances in the First-tier and Upper Tribunals
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Laura Baines - Recommended for immigration cases
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approachable barristers
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very professional
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very good at what they do
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