Mark Lilley-Tams

Mark Lilley-Tams


" Receiving a refusal of any application can be a very stressful experience. The first step to take when receiving a refusal is to make a decision about whether it is better to submit a fresh application with further information or evidence, or to appeal the Home Office decision or pursue a judicial review. 

All of OTB Legal's lawyers have more than 10 years experience representing clients in immigration law, and we will give you clear, no-nonsense advice about what the best approach is for you. Our aim is to help you achieve a successful result in the most straightforward way. Why not contact us today to find out more about how we will be able to help you?"

How we work - including our transparent pricing

We find that our 3 stage system of working with clients gives everyone the greatest clarity on what can be achieved, how it will happen and how much it will cost.

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Price - £0.00

What's included in the FREE assessment?

Before we take on a case we always want to establish what the right kind of application is for you and this is what the Assessment Stage is all about.

We find out more about you and what you want to achieve. It is an informal discussion which can be delivered how you want it, whether that is over the phone, using video conferencing or at our easily accessible office - it is entirely your choice.

This stage is completely free and there is no obligation to take on our paid services. At the end of the Assessment Stage you will have a clear plan as to the range of applications available, the costs involved and how likely you are to get a successful outcome.

Take advantage of this free legal advice from the UK's leading immigration lawyers and book a FREE appointment below:

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Lodging Appeal and Advice
Price -  estimate of £900.00 (inc 20% VAT where applicable)

What's included in the advice package?

If the best option in your situation is to pursue an appeal of the refusal, then we will be able to help. If you instruct us to represent you in your appeal then the service we provide includes:

  • Advice on decision letter.
  • Submission of appeal and preparation of appeal grounds.

We will give you advice at each stage of the appeal process to assist you with the appeal process. If you need a barrister for your appeal, we only work with experienced and highly skilled barristers from highly rated Chambers. We will provide a separate quote for the barrister's costs once we have obtained the estimate for these.

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Appeal Preparation
Price - estimate of £3,000.00 - £5,000.00 depending on the complexity of the matter (inc 20% VAT where applicable)

What's included at the application stage?

We will progress your appeal and provide support during the appeal process by:

  • Providing advice on further supportive evidence for the appeal.
  • Completing of Pre-Hearing Review Notices where applicable.
  • Preparing witness statements and preparation for the hearing.
  • Preparation of Court bundles.
  • Instructing Counsel.
  • Submitting applications to the Tribunal (eg adjournment applications or applications for directions).
  • Advising on outcome.

Want more information about this type of application?

To anyone that is needing a solicitor in immigration then Mark is the gentleman for the job. Mark assisted me in rectifying a previous application that was submitted by another company and picked up on their mistakes. Mark handled our matter in precise detail and is one of the best immigration solicitors I have dealt with in the last 10 years in battling the HO with visas etc. As I am from South Africa I would advise anyone with immigration issues to use Mark.

CW, Edinburgh


Ready to talk to us?

If you want to take the first step towards getting an outstanding legal service then use the booking form below to schedule an appointment via our online booking system.

Your first chat with us will always be free, confidential and give you a clear idea of the application types which suit you best. There is no obligation to purchase any services from us but we will give you an idea as to costs and your chances of getting a successful case outcome if you decide you want to make an application. Our leading legal team are waiting to hear from you now or whenever you feel you are ready.