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Garth Coates Solicitors

UK Immigration Solicitors

Garth Coates Solicitors is a leading law firm, specialising in UK immigration law and citizenship. We are a team of dedicated professionals who work together as a family. We create strong connections with our clients by building trust and confidence through our excellence, reliability and credibility.

Our commitment and enthusiasm are reflected in our work and in the service we provide and we are wholly dedicated to providing quality legal services which change the lives of our individual and corporate clients for the better.

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Investor Visa

This category allows high-net-worth individuals to live in the UK if they have enough funds to make a substantial financial investment.

Sponsor Licence

UK companies who wish to employ skilled workers from outside the UK are required to apply for a Sponsor Licence.

Start-up Visa

The Startup Visa is suitable for people at an early stage of setting up a UK business. The Innovator Visa is for more experienced entrepreneurs.

Innovator Visa

The UK Innovator Visa provides entry to the UK for talented, experienced entrepreneurs who wish to establish a business in the country.

Overseas Representatives

This route allows an Overseas Business to send a Senior Employee to the UK to set up a registered UK branch or a wholly-owned subsidiary.

“The people’s good is the highest law.”

— Cicero, Roman politician and lawyer



Meaningful Communication

The Garth Coates team is made up of experienced solicitors from several diverse backgrounds, which enables us to build a strong connection with our clients and to respect their cultures and traditions. Our team speak several languages, which means we can often communicate with our clients in their mother tongue.

Professional Service

We maintain the highest standards of professionalism and client care. As we are a boutique immigration law firm, we can provide our clients with a specialist service tailored to their specific situation and requirements. The nature of our work means that many of our clients are overseas and we provide a round-the clock response to those in different time zones.

Attention to Detail

All our team members work tirelessly on behalf of our clients and pay meticulous care to all aspects of their work. They take full ownership of the work they do and are fully aware of the responsibility they hold for the advice and representation they give.


If you require an immigration lawyer to assist you, a family member, a friend or employee with a UK visa application, an investor visa or you need to appeal a visa refusal, then our friendly, professional, and understanding team is on hand to help you.
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Garth COATES (Principal)

We are passionate about what we do...

As immigration solicitors, we will work around the clock to deliver UK visa solutions and results that can help you to visit or study in the UK, or become a UK national.
There are many avenues you can take to get a Visa for the UK, some more difficult than others, all of them dependent upon your individual circumstances. However, having the right assistance and support can go a long way towards increasing the chances of your application being a successful one.
Celemet YENER (Partner)

We connect with our clients…

As a boutique immigration firm, we see our clients as family. We listen to you carefully and ask clear questions to understand every detail of your situation and of the result you are looking for.
This means we can provide the best possible advice for your individual needs. We answer your questions quickly and ensure that you are always kept up-to-date with the progress of your case.
Leqa Al Habib (Associate Solicitor)

Every case is unique…

We are a highly qualified team and between us have worked in immigration law for many years.
We know from experience that each client is different and no one case is exactly like another. So we always take time to understand the special features of your case and to provide the right solution for you.
Nitish De RAMDUNY (Associate Solicitor)

We go the extra mile…

Time is important to our clients and we know you may have a very busy schedule. For your convenience, we can arrange to consult with you outside our normal office hours.
We also provide a round-the clock response to clients outside the UK, in different time zones. We are always here to support you.
Lupia BEGUM (Solicitor)

We have the know-how…

All our team members are highly qualified and have a thorough understanding of immigration law, together with Home Office regulations and guidance.Our extensive experience of many thousands of cases has also given us practical and comprehensive knowledge of the Home Office requirements, which are not always specified in the Immigration Rules.
This expertise contributes to our outstanding success rate and ensures that our clients have the best prospect of obtaining the outcome they desire.