We are one of the leading Immigration Lawyer Services in London

Gulbenkian Andonian is recognised as one of the leading immigration law firms in London & the UK. It has a team of specialist immigration lawyers and support staff of great ability and experience. The firm has always looked beyond the shores of the UK, serving clients with UK interests worldwide.

about1Our immigration law firm in London is the only UK member of the European Immigration Lawyers Group, which specialises in various immigration fields including employees moving from one EU member state to another and assisting non-EU nationals needing immigration assistance. The firm acts for company and commercial clients and also for investors, innovators, business persons, sole representatives and individual applicants.

Our Team of Immigration Solicitors  

The Gulbenkian Andonian Team of Immigration Solicitors  have the reputation of being the Best Immigration Solicitors in London and the UK

Senior Partner Bernard Andonian is one of the most experienced immigration solicitors in London as well as being considered one of the most experienced practitioners in the country. As a top immigration lawyer, Bernard is a former executive committee member of ILPA and was appointed by the Lord Chancellor as a part-time immigration judge and sits in the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal.

Dave Vasoodaven is the Managing Partner in the firm and an expert in commercial, immigration and human rights law. He is, in addition, the Secretary-General of the ASEAN-UK Business Forum in the U.K., corresponding and discussing issues regarding trade and commerce with Ambassadors and Political Officials from all over the East Asian Peninsula. The Legal 500 describes Mr Vasoodaven as "A multi-skilled professional, with both management and legal background. He has vast experience organising business forums as secretary of the ASEAN-UK Business Forum in the UK.

Gulbenkian Andonian provides specialist immigration services on all aspects of business immigration, such as, intra-company transfers, investors, innovators, business and residency applications, as well as advice on student matters, issues of asylum and human rights , European free movement, and nationality law, including applications for British citizenship, Indefinite leave to remain, UK spouse visafamily visa's and more.

Individual Immigration Services

We combine our considerable experience and expertise of our immigration lawyers to make any application process run as smoothly as possible for our clients, their families and households.

Our immigration law firm can advise nationals from a wide range of countries both inside and outside of Europe. We offer Vietnamese translator services to our clients, as well as several other languages from Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, Ukrainian, Turkish, Armenian and many more all in-house.

Obtaining a visa is only one aspect of relocating to the UK and we recognise that you might also need to review your tax and wealth-management arrangements and purchase a new home here. In addition to our immigration expertise, we have specialist residential conveyancing and Family law solicitors, which allow us to offer a very comprehensive and complimentary range of services, all within one firm, to our clients who are relocating to the UK.

Our Immigration Services for Individuals include

Business Immigration

Whatever the size or complexity of your business Gulbenkian Andonian immigration lawyers in London can advise on all matters of immigration. Our team of specialist solicitors can help you find the most effective commercial solution to aid your company.

Our business immigration services include:

We can also help you with:

  • Advising you on appropriate record keeping and monitoring processes
  • Extensions to existing immigration approvals
  • Immigration audits
  • Issuing Certificates of Sponsorship under Tiers 2 and 5
  • Licensing as a sponsor with the UK Border Agency and ongoing compliance with the sponsor regime
  • Overseas entry clearance applications
  • Ongoing compliance with UK immigration laws and the prevention of illegal working
  • Preparing compliance checklists and relevant sections of HR policies, staff handbooks and other employment documents
  • "Switching" between relevant immigration categories

Our immigration law firm is proud to say we are the considered by the legal 500 as "One of the UK’s leading specialist immigration and nationality practices, acting for businesses and for individuals" - The immigration solicitors who work here are considered to be the most experience in the London area. Gulbenkian Andonian has been acknowledged as one of the leading immigration law firms in London. Our top leading Immigration Law firm is considered one of the finest in and around the Central London area. We can be proud that the legal 500 considers Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors as "One of the UK’s leading specialist immigration and nationality practices, acting for businesses and for individuals"

Immigration Testimonials  

  • Thank you very much Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors for your professionalism and dedication to see me through my case. Despite the long waiting time, you finally help me get just the best result any client would wish for. Permit me use this opportunity to extend a vote of thanks to the following persons: Dave Vasoodaven: You gave me the best advice that I ever needed throughout my case. Your calmness, thoughtfulness, sense of humour and good judgement and professionalism are/were more than anyone would bargain for. Everyday I keep reflecting on...

    Emmanuel Ndohku

  • We wanted to say thank you very much to Ms Zara Shamal and Mr Dave Vasoodaven and your staff. We are very happy, and we are really looking forward for anything we need in future to work along with you and your staff. Thank you very much,

    Jetmir & Madona

  • We are over the moon. This is a law firm with highly trained professionals who really know what they are about.

    The Clotteys

  • The process was very organized , smooth and well prepared. Gulbenkian team was always available to support me during Tier application.

    Mohamed Salah

    Simply the best for UK Tier visa

  • Hello David, My family and l are so happy for your wonderful advice on my immigration issues which turned out very well.

    Emmanuel Iwuchuckwu

  • We would like to thank Mr F. Farhat for his help and guidance in appealing against the HO family visa rejection.

    Dr D Ricciarelli

  • Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors have been most helpful during my appeal of Home Office decision with regards to my long term stay residency permit.

    Artem Bunchuk

  • Dear Mr.Dave , First of all .I would like to convey my big thanks for you personally and for Mr. Fadi


  • Dear Fadi, I would like to express my gratitude from my recent experience as a client for Mr.Fadi Farhat , during our engagement Mr.

    Jalal Baayou

  • I was stuck in a legal limbo for 6-7 years of my Life - living from one visa to the next, unable to register a business,

    Karen K (33 yrs old) from Russia

  • I came to Gulbenkian Andonian believing that I had no other choices.

    Michelle Low

  • Thanks to Dave and Ali I have resolved all of my Court Appeal problems.

    Thank you so much for (Mr Dave & Mr Ali)

  • If I had not won my Appeal;- i would not have been able to see my child in the UK..

    Resolved issue (allows me to be close to my son)

  • I am so happy with the result i received this week, I would like to thank the whole team at Gulbenkian Andonian . In particular the work of Hayk and Mr Dave

    Mrs. Opra Hingis

  • Me and my husband were absolutely petrified about the upcoming appeal.

    Mr Ali did an amazing job for my appeal

  • We are pleased by our outcome and all the effort you have put in and appreciate you passing on without delay all relevant information.

    Thank you Ali

  • I want to say how grateful i am to Dr Bernard who has managed to obtain ILR for me in circumstances

    Shariera Ahmed

  • Dear Dr Andonian, Thank you so much for obtaining for me leave to remain under the 20 year rules.

    Gordana Static

  • Dear Dr Andonian, My wife and I were so pleased how you handled our tier one entrepreneur application. thank you so much .

    Farah Hussein

  • Dear Bernard Thanks for dealing with my marriage case and for guiding us in the right direction throughout

    Gita Wyatt

  • Thank you Mr Andonian in obtaining for me my residence document. I am so happy that i can now live in England permamently.

    Ms. Eucharia Uchenna Ezisi

  • Dear Dr Bernard am very happy thank you for getting me my stay permit for 5 year

    Mr Fatos Vulag

  • I was delighted to get my ILR Dr Andoinian. thank you.

    Mr. Abdul Karim

  • Dear Mr Bernard, Thank you for all your help and Fadi is really great ;

    Mona Al Hussaini

  • Dear Dr Andonian My husband and i wish to come to see you and fadi and to thank you for the way my husbanbd's

    Mrs. N Dosange

  • Dear Bernard, Thank you so much for completing my spouse visa and guiding us thoughout the process .

    Gina Bladder

  • I thank you for sorting out with Hayk my investor visa just before the change of the new rules

    Davit Karapetyan

  • Dear Dr Andonian Thank you for looking after me and my Family. Thanks to you we have now a new life in the UK.

    Javid Shah

  • Dear Bernard, I was so pleased to receive my residence permit .

    Mrs. Kaur Akbar

  • Dear Bernard. I heard today that my son was granted naturalisation as a British Citizen, all thanks to you !

    Mrs. N Baker

  • Dear bernard Thank you for obtaining ILR for my daugther who can now look forward to her studies

    Mrs. Nihar Chatterjie

  • May i thank you a million times for your kindness and patience in sovling my Family's

    Vartan Vartanian

  • Dear Bernard, I was very happy that you managed with your team to obtain the ILR for my paretns and brother, all of whom are so elated.

    Diana Armen

  • Dear Bernard, Thank you so much for all you have done for our daugther Bee

    Josephine Graver

  • I would like to express my gratitude to Dave Vasoodaven and Zara Shamal.

    Lateef Jimoh

  • If it wasnt for the support of Mr Dave Vasoodaven & Mr Ali Sahlabadi at Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors,

    Mr & Mrs Chaves

  • Ali I just wanted to say that i am very grateful to you for everything!!!

    I want to thank you for all your support

  • I am so gald that you prevented the home office from sending me back to Albania. May God bless you Dr Andonian.

    Mrs Vulage

  • Dear Andonian, you were really great in findng a solution for me to stay here in England.

    Mrs. Misra Beg

  • Dear Dr Andonian. I was very much impressed by the speed and effeciency with which you handled my father's

    Mrs Maheen Jafari

  • Dear Sirs: Re: Mr Ali Sahlabadi, Trainee Solicitor

    Client Anonymous

  • I write to thank you for your advice and guidance in dealing for matters on my behalf.

    BV & AA

  • Life can get very difficult at times and occasionally we all need professional help;


  • Naseem Kadri, she has always made me feel assured, confident and more than just another case or client.

    Abdul Azeem

  • Thank you very much for all your help, your work on my case was outstanding.

    Dr. N. Babatunde

  • I had a long and a very complex history of different visa issues, and I have always been reluctant to pass it into any third party's hands.

    Aliya (Thank you for all the help)

  • Hayk represented and handled all our Family’s immigration cases, applications

    Youseff El S

  • I would like to say a big thank you to Hayk Sayadyan who was very supportive and professional from day one.


  • I came to the office both depressed and unstable...

    Mathew Upton