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The Sethi Partnership Solicitors

The Barn House, 38 Meadow Way,
Eastcote, Ruislip, Middlesex
England, HA4 8TB

Call now: 0208 866 6464
Existing clients tel: 0208 866 6464

The Sethi Partnership Solicitors

The Barn House, 38 Meadow Way,
Eastcote, Ruislip, Middlesex
England, HA4 8TB

Sponsorship Licence Suspension/Revocation Appeals


If you are a licensed sponsor and the Home Office has indicated that your Sponsor Licence will be suspended, revoked or downgraded, this could have severe implications for your business. We can help. Our lawyers can help support you during any Home office investigation and help make robust representations as to why your Sponsor Licence should not be revoked.

There is no time to delay, get in touch with our experienced team today to discuss your case by calling 0208 866 6464 or complete our online form, and we will get back to you right away.

When can a Sponsor Licence be suspended or revoked?

Licenced Sponsors are required to comply with certain obligations to ensure the immigration system is not subject to abuse. Part of this obligation means complying with specific duties and taking responsibility for any migrant workers sponsored to work for them. The Home Office has the power to revoke or suspend a Sponsor Licence where they believe the organisation is in breach of these obligations and poses a threat to the immigration system.

Your Sponsor Licence may be temporarily suspended or revoked in the following circumstances:

  • Your application was prepared by a business whose authorisation to do so was subsequently removed;
  • You have failed to pay migrant workers the appropriate salary required by law;
  • You have failed to provide documentation to the Home Office to evidence that you are complying with your Sponsor Licence duties;
  • You have been paying a sponsored worker in cash;
  • You have failed to co-operate with any UKVI compliance visits;
  • You have been found to sponsor a migrant worker who has not complied with the conditions of their permission to stay in the UK, and under these circumstances did not follow the appropriate practice set out by the Home Office.

Under these circumstances, the Home Office may allow you to make representations against the decision.

Below are some reasons as to why your Sponsor Licence may be immediately revoked or suspended:

  • You have provided false information to support your Sponsor Licence application;
  • Your organisation has run into financial difficulties such as insolvency or where you have had a bankruptcy order made against you;
  • Your business has been sold, or you have ceased to operate in the UK
  • You have been issued with the maximum civil penalty for an illegal worker

In these circumstances, you will not be granted an appeal. Your only option may be to review the decision of the Home Office judicially. Where your Sponsor Licence has been immediately revoked, migrant workers in your business will generally have their leave reduced to 60 days, so you must consult an immigration lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your options.

Contact The Sethi Partnership Solicitors Sponsorship Licence Revocation Lawyers Ruislip, Middlesex

Our experienced business immigration lawyers can prepare detailed representations on behalf of your business and provide advice and support throughout this challenging time. To discuss your circumstances with a solicitor who can help, call us today on 0208 866 6464 or complete our online enquiry form and we will get back to you.

Coronavirus COVID19 

In light of the Coronavirus and in an effort to assist our clients and the economy, we are offering reduced rates on our fees* in some areas of work valid for the month of April.

We are open for Business as Usual with mindful protection. 

Our lawyers are still fully able and equipped  to assist existing clients and new clients by telephone, email, facetime and online meetings. We are not encouraging face to face appointments but we do have an outside office that can be utilised for signatures etc. whilst keeping in line with social distancing.

Existing Clients
As our legal team are following government advice and working from home, if you need to contact them please call the office or email them directly. All our contact details can be found on our website at ‘Our Team’.

New Clients
At this time we encourage all of our prospective clients to contact us via telephone, e-mail or our online new client enquiry on our website. Your matter will be received by our legal team and they will call or email you back as soon as possible.

If any of our Local Eastcote Residents are alone, struggling or self- isolating and in need of any supplies/food/medicines/ please get in touch with us on 0208 866 6464 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

*Reduced rates include: preparation of Wills, initial 1 hour fixed fee for Employment matters, Landlord &Tenant matters, Conveyancing matters for first time buyers and key workers.

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