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 DECISION OF MAHMOOD AND ATIF

The judgement in the case of Mahmood and Atif v Minister for Justice and Equality was delivered on 14th October 2016. Mr Mahmood is a British national, his wife Ms Atif is a citizen of Pakistan. Mr Mahmood and Ms Atif are legally married spouses. In and around June 2015 Mr Mahmood and Ms Atif submitted an application for a visa for Ms Atif to accompany Mr Mahmood to Ireland pursuant to Directive 2004/38/EC and then, the European Communities (Free Movement of Persons) Regulations 2006. Ms Atif submitted her application and supporting documents through the VFS centre as required on 9th July 2015.

THE COMPLICATION OF CHANGING IMMIGRATION STATUS - THE LUXIMON CASE

The judgement of the Court of Appeal in the case of Danibye Luximon & Another v The Minister of Justice and Equality,heard in June 2016, remains pending. The judgement is eagerly awaited as it is expected to clarify the legalities around the Minister’s policies on change of status applications.

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 DECISION OF MAHMOOD AND ATIF

The judgement in the case of Mahmood and Atif v Minister for Justice and Equality was delivered on 14th October 2016. Mr Mahmood is a British national, his wife Ms Atif is a citizen of Pakistan. Mr Mahmood and Ms Atif are legally married spouses. In and around June 2015 Mr Mahmood and Ms Atif submitted an application for a visa for Ms Atif to accompany Mr Mahmood to Ireland pursuant to Directive 2004/38/EC and then, the European Communities (Free Movement of Persons) Regulations 2006. Ms Atif submitted her application and supporting documents through the VFS centre as required on 9th July 2015.

THE COMPLICATION OF CHANGING IMMIGRATION STATUS - THE LUXIMON CASE

The judgement of the Court of Appeal in the case of Danibye Luximon & Another v The Minister of Justice and Equality,heard in June 2016, remains pending. The judgement is eagerly awaited as it is expected to clarify the legalities around the Minister’s policies on change of status applications.

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Our offices are located at 71 Amiens Street, Dublin 1