Talley & Barrow is a specialist immigration law firm with a focus on all aspects of business and family immigration.

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A specialist law firm with a focus on British Visas, UK Immigration, EEA and Deportation issues

Client Reviews

"My husband and I just wanted to thank Angela Mackie-Rutledge for all her hard work in helping us with the EEA Family Permit. I am from Spain and we've been fighting since October to prepare our application. We had a fast wedding on the 5th Jan and now I can say my husband is with me in the UK. We recommend her for her services, from helping us find the right visa to apply for, to helping us gather and prepare the materials and filing the application itself, we are very grateful for her help making this happen" - Feeling blessed

Sara M. From Facebook February 2018

"Angela stepped in and helped me at two critical moments when our lawyer made two grave mistakes. So thankful for Angela's help. She was available at short notice, beyond responsive, and incredibly helpful. Everything was finished and we were successful. Thank you, Angela!"

Danielle M. From Facebook April 12, 2018

I would like to highly recommend the services of Talley and Barrow to the highest regard. I was fortunate enough to find Ms. Angela Rutledge via f/b and what a good find indeed. I have retained her services to complete the remainder of my visa process which is due to finalize with Dual Citizenship this November. She has been highly professional, proficient, courteous, and extremely knowledgeable and efficient! I would be happy to speak to anyone personally who would like a first-hand account of how satisfied I am with her services!

Liz B. USA/UK From Facebook April 11, 2018

I am so glad I hired Angela to help me with my spouse visa application. It was a very last minute decision with very tight timeframe, without hesitation she spent many hours going through various options with me and staying up at ungodly hours with me just so we can make sure the application was done properly and also within the required timeframe. Without her professional and timely help, I would never have been able to get my visa and I can’t thank her enough for always being there for me!! I would highly recommend her!

Candice T. London, UK

I engaged with Angela after a very urgent situation with a lot of ambiguity involved. Angela was very prompt in getting involved in my situation, reassuring where possible, doing the work to understand issues where the situation was unclear and doing due diligence by consulting with her peers. Angela is well organised and easy to communicate with. I appreciate that she put in extra time to resolve a very time sensitive matter.

Martin D. London, UK

Angela, was such an amazing help to me and my wife. I felt she did such a thorough job and went the extra mile to make sure everything was correct. Definitely worth every penny and more. I highly recommend her if you need any help.

Trevor K. Florida, USA

Angela has been great with my daughter in laws immigration case. She was other end of the phone whenever we needed her. She was very supportive and on time every time. I would recommend Angela and her firm to anyone for all legal advice.
Thank you Angela.
Great Job.

Sajjad R Surrey, UK

I met with Angela Mackie-Rutledge to discuss my settlement visa. I can't say enough good things about the service i received!! I would 100% recommend her services to anyone seeking peace of mind during such a stressful time.

Susan B.

Services we specialise in:

At Talley & Barrow, we are not only experienced professionals, expert in all aspects of immigration, but also have personal experience of dealing with the more human side of the process. We specalise in a wide range of visas applications for business, family, work, investment and universities.

Work Visas

Spousal Visas

Student Visas

EEA Retained Right of Residence

EEA Retained Right of Residence

What is EEA Retained Rights of Residence?   The European Economic Area Family Permit (EEA Family Permit) allows persons who: are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and are family members (or extended family members) of an EEA or a Swiss citizen to come to the United Kingdom. [1] The EEA permit is free […]

A summary of the Migration Action Committee’s briefing paper for international students

Student Visas: A summary of the Migration Advisory Committee’s briefing paper for international students

In August 2017 the Home Office commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (an independent body that advises the UK Government on migration issues) to assess the impact of international students in the UK. The briefing paper only examined international students from Higher Education due to the lack of availability of data pertaining to international students from […]

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Should I hire an immigration lawyer?

Very frequently a potential client will ask, “Should I hire an immigration lawyer for a spousal visa?  At times, this is a difficult question to answer because people’s individual circumstances vary. Here’s chart to help you decide if you should hire an immigration professional or if you should attempt the visa on your own.

Work Visas: H-1B v Tier 2

Work Visas: The U.K. Tier 2 vs the USA H-1B

  Work Visas: The U.K.’s Tier 2 vs the U.S.A.’s H-1B   The U.K.’s Tier 2 In the case of someone from outside the European Economic Area or Switzerland entering the U.K. and wishing to live and work there, that individual must apply for the Tier 2 (General) Visa.[1] The second requirement that individual should fulfil, in […]