Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


#1 – Who are My Legal Services?

My Legal Services is a Trading style name of Gordon & Thompson Solicitors (Registered in England and Wales) Registered office.

#2 – Are we regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority?

The SRA regulates all solicitors in the UK, you can find our details here. Our details can be checked and verified via our SRA’s digital badge. Our firm’s registration details can be found on the website of the Law Society.

#3 – Do we offer Legal Aid?

We are a private law firm, which means you will need to pay towards your legal fees privately. You can find our fees here (fee section link). If you are looking for legal aid solicitors, you will need to find solicitors that provide this service.

#4 – How can a solicitor help me?

A solicitor can assist you in several ways. They can provide legal advice, help you understand immigration laws and procedures, assist with document preparation and submission, represent you in court if necessary, and guide you through the entire immigration process. With their expertise, a solicitor can increase your chances of a successful immigration application and provide peace of mind.

#5 – How do I choose the right solicitor for my case?

To choose the right immigration solicitor for your case, consider their experience, reviews, and success rate. Book a consultation to discuss your specific needs and assess their expertise.

#6 – What is a legal consultation?

A legal consultation is a meeting or discussion with a solicitor to seek advice and guidance on legal matters. It provides an opportunity to discuss your situation, understand your rights and options, and receive professional assistance in navigating the process and deal with your legal issue (s).

#7 – How soon can the appointment (s) be booked? 

We can offer you an appointment as soon as possible with one of solicitors or legal executive lawyers who have a vast amount of experience and knowledge  in their specialist fields. Feel free to give us a call.

#8 – What are your success rates?

Our success rates speak for themselves. We have a strong track record of achieving positive client outcomes.

#9 – Is my communication with a solicitor confidential?

Yes, your communication with a solicitor is confidential. It means that your solicitor cannot share any information you share with them with anyone else, including the government, without your permission. There are a few exceptions to this rule, such as if you are planning to harm yourself or someone else or are suspected of a crime.

#10 – Do you handle many visa applications?

Yes, we handle a large number of visa applications each year. We have a team of experienced immigration solicitors who can help you with all aspects of the visa application process, from initial assessment to final submission. We understand that the visa application process can be complex and time-consuming, so we are here to provide the support and guidance you need to get the visa.

#11 – What are your legal fees?

Our legal fees for services vary depending on each case’s complexity and specific requirements. We offer competitive rates and transparent pricing. Please contact us for a personalised quote tailored to your individual needs or refer to our Fees section on our website.

#12 – What payment methods do you accept?

We accept payment by debit card and debit card and bank transfer. If you have any questions about our payment methods, please do not hesitate to contact us.

#13 – Can I cancel or rearrange my appointment?

Yes, you can cancel or rearrange your appointment with your solicitor. Please give as much notice as possible so we can reschedule your appointment or find another time that works for you. You can cancel or rearrange your appointment by phone or by email.

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