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Stephen Slater

Senior Immigration Lawyer

Mr Stephen Slater joined OTS Solicitors in 2018 and specialises in a broad range of landlord and tenant litigation and Immigration law matters. He represents tenants, landlords, individuals, multi-national corporate clients, High Net Worth individuals to complex private Immigration matters and vulnerable migrants.

Stephen has particular expertise in business immigrationWindrush Generation cases, and matters relating to British nationality. He appears regularly in the First Tier Tribunal conducting full scale trials, case management hearings and also hearings for bail.  He also has experience of EEA and Human Rights appeals with particular reference to the protocol on communication between the Family Court and the Immigration and  Asylum Chambers.

Mr Slaters landlord and tenant caseload covers:

  • Notices seeking possession
  • Deposit disputes
  • Repairs, maintenance and health and safety
  • HMO licences and rent repayment orders
  • Surrender of leases
  • Licence to occupy
  • Deposit protection

Mr Slaters Immigration caseload covers:

Much of his caseload also involves cases before the Upper Tribunal either on appeal from the First tier or judicial review proceedings.

  • Judicial review regarding suspensive appeals, unlawful detention and retrospective application of delegated legislation.
  • Trials in the First Tier Tribunal regarding EEA decision and Human Rights claims
  • Appeals to the Upper Tribunal and the Court of Appeal regarding statutory interpretation.

Stephen also takes instructions relating to Employment Tribunal matters and also has experience in representing clients in Family, child care arrangements, and divorce matters.

Mr Stephen Slater is a leading Senior Lawyer in the 2019 BBC2 documentary 'Who Should Get to Stay In The UK?', which aired in June 2019. Due to the complex nature of his cases he is often approached by the media, and is a regular contributor to Lexis Nexis publications.

He is a Member of the Statute Law Society and the Criminal Bar Association.

Mr Stephen Slater is a leading Senior Lawyer in the 2019 BBC2 documentary 'Who Should Get to Stay In The UK?', which aired in June 2019. Due to the complex nature of his cases he is often approached by the media, and is a regular contributor to Lexis Nexis publications.
 
He is a Member of the Statute Law Society and the Criminal Bar Association.