Business Visa Solicitors

Whiterose Blackmans

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Business Visitor Visa UK

A Business Visitor Visa is for people who work abroad but intend to visit the UK for a short time to do business on their own or their employer’s behalf. Business visitors includes those coming for short visits as:

The applicant must be genuinely seeking entry as a business visitor for a period not exceeding six months (or 12 months for an academic visitor) and they must leave the UK at the end of the visit. The person must also be able to financially maintain and accommodate themselves and any dependents without any benefit.

A business visitor should not receive their wages from a UK business, unless working for a multinational company which due to administration purposes handles payment of worldwide salaries from the UK. Reasonable expenses which cover the cost of travel and subsistence are permitted.

Visa Extensions as a Business Visitor

In order to qualify for extension of stay as a business visitor, the applicant must:

continue to meet all of the requirements as they did at the time of their application for entry clearance

have been last granted entry clearance, leave to enter or leave to remain as a business visitor

The applicant must not:

have already spent, or would not as a result of an extension of stay, spend more than six months in total in the UK as a business visitor, or 12 months if they are an academic visitor.

Judicial Review Against The Refusal Of Business Visitor Visa Application

There is no right of appeal against the refusal of an application for entry clearance as a Business Visitor and the refusal can only be challenged by way of Judicial Review in The High Court. An application for permission to apply for Judicial Review must be lodged in High Court within ninety days of the date of the refusal of the application.

Business Visitor Visa Applications

The immigration solicitors at Whiterose Blackmans are specialists in dealing with applications for UK visas as business visitors. You can contact us if you are seeking legal help from immigration lawyers in Leeds or the surrounding areas in relation to your application for business visitor visa for UK and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

If instructed to represent you regarding your application for UK Visa as Business Visitor, we will represent you in full and do the all the necessary immigration casework on your behalf.

Our Fee For UK Visa As A Business Visitor

We provide a free initial discussion where we will discuss your circumstances and we will then be able to provided a fixed fee quote for our services..

Free Initial Consultation

We offer a free initial consultation in all areas of law. We have specialist solicitors in all our practice areas, all of whom have many years of experience. We advise and represent our clients in a pro-active, friendly and honest manner in order to obtain the best possible outcome. From the outset, you can be confident that you have specialist solicitors on your side. We have specialist solicitors in Civil Litigation, Criminal Defence, Divorce, Family Law, Immigration & Personal Injury. We are authorised to provide Legal Aid funding for qualifying criminal law matters. Our initial consultation is always free and we can offer a "No Win-No Fee" in Personal Injury Cases. We can in certain circumstances arrange a consultation in the convenience of your home.

What our clients say about Whiterose Blackmans on


  • review rating 5  I used Whiterose Blackman solicitors for my wife's spouse visa after visiting several firms this was the one that stood out for me because of their detailed knowledge and professionalism. I am absolutely delighted and thankful to the Immigration team, from start to finish they offered legal expertise, reassurance and expert advice resulting in my wife's Visa being promptly approved on the first attempt. Anita and Mudasir have specialised knowledge, friendly approachable manner and great attention to detail. I would highly recommend this firm to my friends and family.

    thumb Rashid Saleem
    10/22/2019
  • review rating 5  Anita did such a great work with our case. She talked us through the whole process and was always there when we needed her. Detailed oriented and very professional. So happy with her service!

    thumb Daniela Fernandez
    7/03/2019
  • review rating 5  Whiterose Blackmas solicitor is the best solicitor for immigration as far as I have seen. They gave me hope to proceed in the route which will be ideal for me and accessed all the relevant evidences. Specifically Anita Tahir an immigration expert ,  who took my case perfectly and  helped me get the decision swiftly and provided me updates then and there . I would recommend them  to whoever ask me for guidance .

    thumb bright rajesh
    7/25/2019
  • review rating 5  Having has a massive setback when my wife had to leave the country, we contacted the solicitors and they fitted an appointment in the very next day. They fully explained the situation which was to me as clear as mud. and advised on a plan of action. they made the whole process pain free and i was kept fully updated every step of the way. Our dealings were with Mudassir Ali and i can not praise his handling of the situation enough, he certainly went above and beyond to ensure everything was done and completed in as short a time as possible and with as little disruption as possible. Thank you for all your assistance. My wife returns in December so a great result

    thumb Roger Hoyle
    11/29/2019
  • review rating 5  Reliable and professional firm. Lovely staff and reasonable fee prices. Would definitely be using Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors in future if needed. 🙂 P.S Special Thank you to Anita Tahir for sorting out my husband's application with no hassle. Fab Solicitor!

    thumb Syed Ahmed
    5/10/2019
  • review rating 5  I and my family met Anita when the previous solicitor Anuf was leaving the firm. Anita has a heavyweight knowledge of a boxer and did an excellent work to get our citizenship application successful. I would heavily recommend her to everyone as she provided great service and a patient heart.

    thumb Theo Taylor
    8/22/2019
  • review rating 4  It was a rocky start but it turned out good. Anita was very professional and thorough and because of that we felt confident that everything was going to have a positive outcome.

    thumb Andrea Miranda
    7/09/2019

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