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We are Ovosol.

OVO Solicitors is a niche specialist social welfare and human rights solicitors/Advocate and highly regarded for its employment, Immigration, Housing and civil litigation/advocacy work.
We are based in Hackney, at the edge of the City of London.

What we do.

Services offered include the following:

  • Advocacy in all courts (Civil Proceedings)
  • Actions against the Police and United Kingdom Border Agency
  • Injunctions
  • Costs proceedings
  • Judicial review proceedings
  • Consumer contracts and commercial agreements
  • Insurance Claims
  • Contract matters including drafting agreements
  • Debt matters
  • Setting aside orders
  • Consumer disputes

Services offered include the following:

  • Preparing employment and Partnership contracts
  • Preparing employment policy and procedures
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Advise on Compromise Agreement
  • Claims for redundancy
  • Unfair and wrongful dismissal claims
  • Equality claims
  • Wages claims
  • Advise and assistance on internal disciplinary/grievance proceedings
  • Termination of employment contracts
  • Claims to the Employemnt Tribunal
  • Appeals to the Employment Appeals Tribunal
  • Appeals to the Court of Appeal
  • Appeals to the Supreme Court

Services offered include the following:

  • Commercial Property (Leases – grant, transfer and assignment)
  • Homelessness
  • licenses
  • Landlord / Tenant
  • Disrepair
  • Defending possession proceedings
  • Setting aside warrants of eviction
  • Accelerated posession proceedings
  • Tenancy agreements
  • Succession

Services offered include the following:

  • All types of applications to the UKBA/Home Office
  • Appeals to the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)
  • Appeals to the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)
  • Appeals to the Court of Appeal
  • Appeals to the Supreme Court
  • Appeals to the European Court
  • Judicial Review applications to the High Court
  • Airport, Police Station, Detention centre and Prison visits
  • Settlement applications
  • EEA residence permit / document
  • Points based system applications
  • Challenging deportation
  • Marriage / Partner application for further leave
  • Compassionate leave to remain
  • Naturalisation / Registration

OVO UK Immigration Solicitors

OVO UK Immigration Solicitors is a niche firm of specialist Immigration Law and Human Rights solicitors situated in Suite 15, Celia Fiennes House, 8 - 20 Well Street, London E9 7PX

Immigration lawyer

Vincent Onuegbu has over 23 years of experience as a lawyer and a reputation for offering professional, honest and expert advice.
OVO Solicitors is a centre of excellence. Every application we prepare is tailor-made and thoroughly researched. As a result, our success rate is high.

Vincent and his team advise on the Points Based Tier System, Immigration visa applications, family-based applications, and all applications made under the EU regulations. Equally, as a specialist Human Rights Solicitor, Vincent.

Vincent Onuegbu – Principal, Advocate and Senior Solicitor/Caseworker
Vincent is the head of our firm and has over 23 years’ experience in private practice work, specializing in Immigration, Employment and Housing. Vincent has been working in these areas since he qualified and has helped thousands of families, individuals and businesses.Vincent qualified as a solicitor in 1998 after gaining an honours Law degree from the University of London and a postgraduate diploma in Intellectual Property law from the Centre for Commercial Law Studies(CCLS) at Queen Mary now University of London. 
He commenced law practice in the voluntary sector as a Legal Advisor at the Hoxton Trust Legal Advice Service in Shoreditch and went on to become a founder staff member of Tottenham Legal Advice Centre where he completed his training contract and worked as a solicitor in the areas of Employment, Immigration and Housing before moving on to set up this firm in 2002.

Whilst at TLAC Vincent prepared and conducted proceedings in complex employment matters including the initial stages of Andreou v Lord Chancellor’s Department [2002] EWCA Civ 1192 that gave rise to the principle that because you are certificated off sick from work does not mean you are also off sick from court/tribunal hearing. Vincent also prepared and conducted the advocacy in Clarke v London Borough of Haringay [2001] UKEAT, Ayovuare v London Borough of Greenwich [2001] UKEAT etc.

He became a Solicitor-Advocate in 2006. Since then he has worked in ground breaking immigration cases including DK (Serbia) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2006] EWCA Civ 1747, instructing Frances Webber. Vincent prepared and conducted the advocacy with others in the Court of Appeal landmark case of Obed and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2008] EWCA Civ 747, etc. This case made it possible for overseas students to change their courses for the first time.

Vincent has also completed several professional development courses in Immigration, Employment and Housing law including becoming an accredited supervisor and senior caseworker under, the then, Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme by the Legal Services Commission. He attends regularly updated courses in Immigration and Employment law. This firm no longer carries out work under Legal Aid since 2009. Vincent Onuegbu is a member of the Solicitors Association of Higher Courts Advocates.



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DX 35455 Hackney
Suite 15, Celia Fiennes House 8 – 20 Well Street,
E9 7PX

SRA NUMBER :363123
Ovosol is Authorised
and Regulated in the United
Kingdom by the Solicitors Regulation