Transfer of prison sentence from Poland to the UK is approved by the Home Office

I first represented this gentleman almost two years ago. When I was instructed to act for him he was in prison at HMP Wandsworth having been arrested on a European Arrest Warrant issued by Poland. Long story short. I managed to get him out of prison on bail. I lost the case in the magistrates court despite my best efforts but after an appeal I managed to get the Home Office to agree for him to serve his Polish sentence in the UK.


Why would someone want to do this? Well, in this case the gentleman had been living in the UK for almost 10 years. The prison sentence related to a crime committed when he was a young man. This man now has a family whom he supports and a son born in the UK. If he was extradited, the family would most likely have to return to Poland and their lives would be uprooted. Allowing this gentleman to service his sentence in the UK gives him and his family the ability to remain in this country and keep close to each other. Not to mention the fact that he will be automatically released after the half way mark through his sentence. Its a very good result indeed. If you or a loved one is in a similar position contact a lawyer with experience and a proven track record  in these cases, give me a call! Alexander Goscimski.

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One Stop Notice Success – Home Office withdraw deportation option against tobacco importer.

Another successful result. We manage to convince the Home Office NOT to issue a deportation order in this matter! Our client had been living in the UK for 5 years. He got mixed up in illegal tobacco importation and was sentenced to 16 months of prison. Now we can apply for him to be released home early on HDC. He will not be deported to Poland.

This case was dealt with quicker and with lower costs because we were instructed right AT THE START when the one stop notice was received and before a deportation order was made. We managed to convince the Home Office that they would not stand a chance in an immigration Tribunal should a deportation order be made.

If you or your loved on is in the same position and facing deportation from the UK you need a specialist immigration lawyer, call Alexander Goscimski for to find out how he can help and for a free quotation!


Not Guilty: Result in Drunk in charge and posession of cocaine matter.

A client of mine was recently found by police to be drunk in charge of a motor vehicle whilst in possession of cocaine. A member of the public had alerted police that there was a man slumped on the steering wheel of his vehicle which was parked up on a residential road. Police attended the scene in the early hours of the morning and woke up my client.

Police asked him why he was sleeping in the vehicle and why the keys were in the ignition. The client was breathalized and failed the initial road side test. He was arrested for being in charge of a motor vehicle whilst over the limit contrary to section 5(1)(b) of the Road Traffic Act 1988. While he was being arrested by one officer. The second copper did a search of the vehicle and found a bag of coke inside. The client was also arrested for possession of class A drugs contrary to section 5(2) and schedule 4 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.


There exists a statutory defence to the being in charge matter.

The defence is (there was)-no intention and / or likelihood of the vehicle being driven whilst the driver was over the prescribed limit.

In terms of the drugs matter. There is always a defence if you DID NOT KNOW the drugs were in your possession. No Mens Rea in legal terms.

In plain english – if you intend to sleep and wake only when you are sober – and the Judge accepts this – you are Not Guilty. In cases where you are DRIVING this defence is not available. Of course it is more difficult to win cases like this if the client was in the driver’s seat with the keys in the ignition! It is much more easy to win in circumstances which are indicative of a real pre planned sleep session – for example in the back seat with a sleeping bag! (with keys anywhere BUT the ignition).

The penalties for being drunk in charge are similar to penalties for drunk driving – but they are milder in comparison. For example in a case where the client is only slightly over the limit – even if you plead guilty you have a good chance of not losing your licence.

In this particular matter my client decided to fight the case. It was a good decision. I had outlined the positive and negative aspects of the case and my estimated chances of success. In the end we beat BOTH charges and my client remains a man of good character with no offences against his name. His insurance stays the same and he is able to continue to provide for his family.

I have conducted many cases of this type and welcome all new instructions. I do not offer legal aid but have competitive rates and many satisfied clients. Arrange an appointment today in my offices at HANGER LANE NW10, LONDON. Alexander Goscimski – Solicitor Advocate.

Szybkie i skuteczne postępowanie windykacyjne za niezapłacone invoices.

Nasz klient prowadzi firmę budowlaną, poinstruował nas że ma 2 faktury nie zaplacone z 2 różnych firm na łaczną kwote ponad 10,000.00 GBP.

Od momentu od kiedy zjawił się w naszym biurze w ciagu 6 tygodni uzyskaliśmy prawomocne wyroki przeciwko dłużnikom.

Aktualnie komornik prowadzi działania windykacyjne.

Klient wydał w sumie 1000 GBP (łacznie z kosztami sądowymi) i ma 2 wyroki cywilne które moze egzekwować.

Jeslij ktoś nie zapłacił Ci za twój invoice za prace wykonane, jedyną skuteczną metodą odzyskania pieniędzy jest zdobycie wyroku cywilnego przeciwko dłuznikowi.

Wycena Państwa sprawy jest bezpłatna – zapraszamy.

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New Transparency Rules

As part of our commitment to provide you with the best possible service we have implemented the Solicitors Regulation Authority mandatory new transparency rules. In practice this means that we are providing clear set prices on our website relating to motoring offences and immigration matters. In addition we are uploading a complaints form and will explain the complaints procedure that this firm has in place.


  • motoring offences – 500 GBP plus VAT for London each attendance save trial – (Drink driving, drug driving, no licence, no insurance, drunk in charge)
  • motoring offences – 1500 GBP plus VAT for London – trial – in cases listed above.
  • immigration cases – 1500 GBP plus VAT – written representations against deportation in one stop order cases.
  • immigration cases – 750 GBP plus VAT – bail application – London.
  • immigration cases – 2500 GBP plus VAT – deportation hearing – London.
  • immigration cases – 1000 GBP – appeal against deportation – does not include grounds.
  • immigration cases – 600 GBP plus VAT – application for permanent residence.


We want to give you the best possible service. However, if at any point you become unhappy or concerned about the service we provided then you should inform us immediately, so that we can do our best to resolve the problem.

In the first instance it may be helpful to contact the person who is working on your case to discuss your concerns and we will do our best to resolve any issues at this stage. If you would like to make a formal complaint, then you can read our full complaints procedure at the bottom of this page. Making a complaint will not affect how we handle your case.

The Solicitors Regulation Authority can help you if you are concerned about our behaviour. This could be for things like dishonesty, taking or losing your money or treating you unfairly because of your age, a disability or other characteristic.

You can raise your concerns with the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

What do to if we cannot resolve your complaint

The Legal Ombudsman can help you if we are unable to resolve your complaint ourselves. They will look at your complaint independently and it will not affect how we handle your case.

Before accepting a complaint for investigation, the Legal Ombudsman will check that you have tried to resolve your complaint with us first. If you have, then you must take your complaint to the Legal Ombudsman:

  • Within six months of receiving a final response to your complaint


  • No more than six years from the date of act/omission; or
  • No more than three years from when you should reasonably have known there was cause for complaint.

If you would like more information about the Legal Ombudsman, please contact them.

Contact details


Call: 0300 555 0333 between 9am to 5pm.


Legal Ombudsman PO Box 6806, Wolverhampton, WV1 9WJ


Universal Credit Appeal

Universal Credit Appeal

Nasza klientka od wielu lat mieszka w UK wraz z rodziną. Jednakze jej wniosek o Universal Credit został odrzucony, uznano, że nie ma  ona ‘Ride of Reside’, czyli nie spełnia wymogów imigracyjnych aby pobierać benefity w UK.
Odwołaliśmy się od decyzji DWP i udowodniliśmy, że nasza klientka spełnia wymogi imigracyjne. Universal Credit został przyznany i DWP musi wypłacić zaległe świadczenia.Universal Credit Judgment

Do 3-ech razy sztuka? Czyli jak uzyskac zwolnenie warunkowe w sprawach karnych

Dzisiaj rano byłem w sądzie koronnym w Croydon, reprezentowałem klienta który jest osadzony w areszcie. Klient jest w areszczie juz ponad miesiąc, moim klientem jest dopiero od tygodnia. Dzisiaj będzie opuszczał areszt sledczy.

Poprzedni adwokat nie był w stanie zwolnić klienta z więzenia. Aplikacje o uwolnienie były mało pomysłowe.

Problemem dla mnie było to, ze poprzedni adwokat zrobił dwa aplikacje, ktore okazaly sie nieudane. Trzecia aplikacja jest niedostepna, chyba ze sędzia pozwoli ze względu na zmiane okolicznosći. W tej sprawie przekonałem sędziego o takiej zmianie. Chodziło o pieniądze, tzw. kaucje oraz pięc innych proponowanych warunków. Mam setki udanych aplikacji  w sądach ekstradycyjnych,  więc mam spore doswiadczenie. Rezultat tej sprawy jest taki, ze klient bedzie wolny jeszcze dzisiaj.

Jestem zadowolony, ze pomogłem klientowi. Policjantka która była rowniez na sprawie nie sprzeciwila sie wygranej (nie odwołuje sie). Aby otrzymac dobry rezultat, trzeba sie odpowiednio zaintesesować sprawą.