Steve Foley

Director, Supervising Solicitor, Level 2 (Senior) and Supervisor IAAS Accreditation

Date Joined: April 2013
Office: Leeds and Sheffield

Steve was appointed as a Director at Bankfield Heath Solicitors in November 2019.

Steve is a Solicitor and is qualified under the Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme as a Supervisor and Level 2 (Senior) Caseworker. He specialises in all aspects of immigration, asylum, and human rights work and has been practicing in this area of law since 2009. Steve joined Bankfield Heath Solicitors in 2013 and has been a major part in helping the firm become what it is today.

Steve deals with a wide range of applications and undertakes work at all levels, both legal aid and private. He is very experienced at preparing applications for submission to the Home Office and he represents clients at the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal.

Steve’s work also involves applications for judicial review which challenge decisions of the Home Office where there is no right of appeal. He is dedicated to holding decision makers to account and ensuring that his client’s cases are looked at properly and fairly.

He has a vast knowledge of asylum and human rights issues relating to many countries, particularly those in the Middle East and the Horn of Africa.

Steve has assisted many clients come to the UK to join family members. He has assisted refugees be reunited with their partners and children after many years of separation in some cases. He has also helped many clients with spouse visa applications.

Memberships and Associations:

Admitted to the Roll as a Solicitor in August 2016
Member of the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme
Member of Refugee Legal Group