Simplifying immigration law

  • Immigration.

  • Sponsorship.

  • Citizenship.

  • Visas.


We are specialist UK immigration lawyers. How can we help you?

  • Maximum effort
  • Tell you if we think you don't need a lawyer
  • Call you back
  • Personal service
  • Treat your case like it was our own
  • Nerd out about UK immigration law
  • Always honest about merits
  • Advise on any aspect of the UK immigration system
  • Ignore clients
  • Advise defensively
  • Specialise in any other area of law
  • Impersonal
  • Give up
  • Cut corners
  • Use Latin
  • Operate a fax machine

Who We Are

Nick is the principal and founder of Edgewater Legal. If you instruct us, he is the person who will deal with your case. Here's a little bit about him:

  • BA History from University of Durham
  • Masters Degree in Law (LLM International Human Rights Law) from Birkbeck College, University of London
  • GDL and LPC at BPP Law School (London)
  • Qualified as a solicitor at Luqmani Thompson & Partners (2010-2015)
  • Proud volunteer alumn of the immense Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) (London) and St. Andrews Refugee Services (StARS) (Cairo)
  • Founder of Edgewater Legal based in Victoria, London, in February 2017
  • Committed to improvement and reform of the UK immigration system, and a fairer deal for migrants
  • ILPA trainer, Lexis Nexis expert panel member, and longstanding contributor to immigration law blog Free Movement

What We Believe


We believe that immigration and immigrants bring huge benefits to the social, cultural and economic life of the United Kingdom. ​​

We also believe that immigration processes for individuals and businesses are stressful, difficult to understand, and unnecessarily expensive.

And we believe that everyone, from the largest corporate to the individual applicant, has the right to a well-qualified lawyer at affordable rates.​

It is for these reasons that Edgewater Legal was founded and it is our mission to provide clients with exceptional levels of service, and to give advice and assistance about a complex and ever-shifting area of law in a straightforward way.

Our Expertise

Our Client commitment

Do you actually need a lawyer?

Not everyone needs an immigration lawyer. But we would say that if your situation is covered by one of the scenarios below, you should seek at least some level of legal advice:

Send your enquiry, or request a call-back.

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