- Immigration applications for leave to remain- based on Human Rights, Article 8 Private and Family Life, and Article 3 Inhuman and Degrading Treatment for leave to remain.
- Entry Clearance –Tourist, Short Stay Visas and Family visas
- Indefinite Leave to Remain and Nationality Applications
Child Arrangements (contact and residence matters)
Domestic Violence (non-molestation and occupation orders)
Alternative Dispute Resolution in relation to child and divorce matters, including mediation
Hans joined OTS Solicitors in 2015 and is currently a senior Level 2 Accredited advisor and a Solicitor within the firm. He is the head of the Business Immigration Team at OTS Solicitors. Hans has recently been promoted to Partner at OTS Solicitors after 5 years with the firm.
He is a highly motivated, competent and enthusiastic person with strong vision to achieve successful outcomes for the clients and colleagues. He is always willing to assume additional responsibilities to give the best services to the clients. He has been awarded for his skill, knowledge and experience in immigration and asylum Law by the Law Society in achieving his Level One Accreditation.
Hans graduated with a Law LLB (Hons) from the University of Wales and completed an LL.M., Degree of Masters of Laws in International Business and Commercial Law from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). He completed his Legal Practice Course at the University of Westminster.
He heads the Business Immigration team at OTS Solicitors and working on a wide range of cases under the supervision of Teni Shahiean.
He has extensive experience on working on a number of complex immigration cases such as;
He is very familiar with courts procedures and always provide support to the clients in conference prior to hearings.
He has also been shadowing Queen’s Counsel, Stephen Kamlish QC in many high profile cases in the highest courts in the country. The wealth of experience gained from previous work experience, has been valuable in his development as he is now able to deal with the most complex factual materials and legal issues.
Hans is fluent in French and Mauritian (Creole).
Hans has received the following testimonials and reviews from a number of his clients:
“After trying unsuccessful through other immigration lawyers to secure a decision after waiting for more than four years, I found OTS Solicitors through google search engine. I contacted OTS Solicitors through a phone call and my first contact was Hans Appadu. After explaining my immigration problem to Hans he immediately assured me and promised that they will do their best to help me. At the end of our conversation, Hans said, i quote “your success is our success". These words immediately brought hope and relief to my feelings and i knew that i have found expert immigration solicitors who were surely going to help solve my case. They have done their good job and we are now British citizens.”
“Hans was very diligent with the entire process. We had regular calls to go over our to-do list, Hans gave us advice that were both on point and knowledgeable. Our case was conducted in a timely manner and it was approved within the timeframe we were expecting.”
“Upon meeting with Hans Sok Appadu my confidence and optimism were completely renewed. Can it be possible that such kindness and efficiencies still exist? We are completely blown away and cannot recommend this firm of immigration solicitors and their staff highly enough. Thank you Hans, you are not only a miracle worker but have restored my faith in human nature.”
“OTS Solicitors provided excellent service to me and my wife's permanent residency applications. Hans Sok Appadu has been very friendly, extremely useful and knowledgeable during the process. I would highly recommend OTS solicitors.”
“We had an excellent experience with OTS Solicitors, they have been recommended to us by friends, initially they assessed our case (which was complicated) the explained all possible outcomes and consequences, then Hans took our case and worked with us professionally and tirelessly until we won our appeal!”
“I would like to thank OTS Solicitors team and especially to Hans Sok Appadu for his professional approach and very high work ethics regarding me and my daughter immigration matter. Hans was in contact with my through the application process and he carry my case with a lots of care.”
“Mr. Hans made it look so easy and simple. He answered all our questions, I felt at ease. It took just 3 months for my UK Spouse Visa to be granted after all the mis- information from our previous lawyer. I want to thank OTS from the bottom of my heart. It was indeed money well and wisely spent. God used Mr. Hans to bring joy into our lives. I would highly recommend OTS Solicitors for any immigration issue.” we are overwhelmed with happiness.”
“Our Legal representative, Hans was always in touch, kept us informed throughout the process and really did an outstanding job on our case. I made an application for leave to remain as a spouse of a British citizen through the 5 year route and I have been granted the leave to remain without any difficulties by using OTS Solicitors services. The process was made very smooth and very stress free taking into account time was not in our favour as we applied for it rather last minute. We could not be happier with the result and will be using OTS Solicitor service again.
The service has been brilliant... All the best to others...”