Civil » Immigration – Students

Help and advice for international students

Whether you’re seeking to visit, study or settle in the UK, you should seek specialist help.

Immigration issues can be stressful and daunting, with complex rules and regulations. Howells are here to help, advise and guide you through the process.

How we can help

We can help with a broad range of issues including:

We can also offer advice in relation to any general immigration law queries – see here for more details.


We appreciate that worry about costs can be the biggest barrier to getting professional help – don’t let it stop you. We offer a keenly priced service for all private immigration matters including a range of ‘fixed fee’ options.

Our team

Our team, led by the widely admired Nadeem Ahmed, is a hugely experienced, talented and dedicated group driven on by its belief that everyone should have equal access to quality legal advice. These are smart lawyers with sharp minds, tough and resolute in their legal representation, sensitive and compassionate in their client relationships. They understand that they’re not dealing with ‘cases’ but with people, not bound up in legal process but in real lives. It’s a team you’ll want on your side.


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Our Rankings


Legal 500 2015 – TOP TIER FIRM in Yorkshire and the Humber

The Legal 500 ranks Howells Immigration department as a top tier firm and says “Howells’ team is led by asylum and human rights expert Nadeem Ahmed, and specialises in civil liberties, miscarriages of justice, and family migration work, as well as cases involving domestic violence and trafficking. Several matters have proceeded to the Upper Tribunal.

Chambers UK 2016

Chambers UK ranks the Immigration department highly across the region, being known and standing out for “its work with vulnerable clients, including those that have suffered domestic violence, who are seeking asylum and making human rights-based applications. Abundant experience in the full range of visa and residency issues. “