Pre Action Protocol or PAP is a notice of potential Judicial Review proceedings to the Home Office, in normal circumstances Home Office is given 14 days to respond to this pre-action protocol letter. The objective of the pre-action protocol is to avoid unnecessary litigation. The time limit to bring judicial review proceedings is as soon as possible and within 90 days from the date of original refusal decision and a pre action protocol letter has to be given to the Home Office within those 90 days.
The applicants may bring in a Judicial Review relying on the following grounds.
Judicial review is a complex legal process and is normally deemed as a remedy of last resort. We are only able to assist the applicants on the initial Pre Action Stage of the legal challenge.The purpose of a pre-action protocol letter is for the applicant bringing the judicial review to set out their case against the Secretary of State for the Home Department (the Home Office) allowing them to consider the merits of the case before any litigation commences.
Our team of UK Immigration Lawyers can expeditiously deal with pre-action protocol letters. Our Immigration Lawyers shall discuss your pre-action protocol letter in length and advise you on the required documents and procedure of your pre action protocol to the Home Office. In the light of your consultation with your lawyer, we shall prepare your detailed representations for PAP on your behalf explaining your case efficiently and diligently to UKVI. We are a multi award winning law firm and pride ourselves in being approachable, innovative and always going that extra mile to make sure our clients receive the individual attention they deserve. Our Immigration team maintains a high reputation and is committed to provide clear, transparent and reliable advice to our clients.