Welcome to Berkeley Solicitors

We are a niche legal practice firm offering specialized expertise in the areas of Irish and EU Immigration Law.

The firm was started in October 2016 by Karen Berkeley after she had gained twelve years experience working in the areas of asylum and immigration law.  Berkeley Solicitors provides extensive legal services to clients from start to finish of the immigration process in Ireland. We understand the immigration process is often complicated and stressful for our clients. We carefully listen to our clients wishes, and their aspirations for our service. We provide straightforward and practical advice. We work respectfully with the government authorities on our client’s behalf. We aim to facilitate the best resolution for our clients as efficiently as possible.

We believe that our expertise in the immigration law area will benefit clients who are looking for a professional, experienced and efficient legal representation at competitive costs.

The Immigration Blog

THE INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION ACT 2015 AND ITS IMPACT ON REFUGEE FAMILY REUNIFICATION

The International Protection Act 2015, which came into effect on 31st December 2016, provides for a single application procedure for international protection. Under Section 2 of the Act, a person who qualifies for international protection is “a person who is either: (a) a refugee and in relation to whom a refugee declaration is in force, or (b) a person eligible for subsidiary protection and in relation to whom a subsidiary protection declaration is in force” Some Key changes for Asylum Applications • All information for all three applications for Refugee Status, Subsidiary Protection and Permission to remain under a single procedure will be taken at the same time (this means they will be processed at the same time).

THE AMERICAN PRECLEARANCE PROCEDURE MUST BE SUSPENDED

The United States operates border preclearance facilities at a number of ports and airports around the world, including Dublin Airport and Shannon Airport. The preclearance facilities at Dublin Airport and Shannon Airport are now under intense scrutiny following President Trump’s recent Executive Order suspending all refugees’ entry to the US for a 120 day period, and issuing an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90-day ban on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

Welcome to Berkeley Solicitors

We are a niche legal practice firm offering specialized expertise in the areas of Irish and EU immigration law.

The firm was started in September 2016 by Karen Berkeley after she had gained twelve years experience working in the areas of asylum and immigration law.  Berkeley Solicitors provides extensive legal services to clients from start to finish of the immigration process in Ireland. We understand the immigration process is often complicated and stressful for our clients. We carefully listen to our clients wishes, and their aspirations for our service. We provide straightforward and practical advices. We work respectfully with the government authorities on our client’s behalf. We aim to facilitate the best resolution for our clients as efficiently as possible.

We believe that our expertise in the immigration law area will benefit clients who are looking for a professional, experienced and efficient legal representation at competitive costs.

The Immigration Blog

THE INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION ACT 2015 AND ITS IMPACT ON REFUGEE FAMILY REUNIFICATION

The International Protection Act 2015, which came into effect on 31st December 2016, provides for a single application procedure for international protection. Under Section 2 of the Act, a person who qualifies for international protection is “a person who is either: (a) a refugee and in relation to whom a refugee declaration is in force, or (b) a person eligible for subsidiary protection and in relation to whom a subsidiary protection declaration is in force” Some Key changes for Asylum Applications • All information for all three applications for Refugee Status, Subsidiary Protection and Permission to remain under a single procedure will be taken at the same time (this means they will be processed at the same time).

THE AMERICAN PRECLEARANCE PROCEDURE MUST BE SUSPENDED

The United States operates border preclearance facilities at a number of ports and airports around the world, including Dublin Airport and Shannon Airport. The preclearance facilities at Dublin Airport and Shannon Airport are now under intense scrutiny following President Trump’s recent Executive Order suspending all refugees’ entry to the US for a 120 day period, and issuing an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90-day ban on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

Get in touch

Our offices are located at 71 Amiens Street, Dublin 1