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Bailey James Legal is a boutique law firm based in Central London. It is founded and headed by Charity Mapfeka who is known in the field for achieving successful outcomes in her clients' immigration matters. With 18 years of experience in UK Immigration law, Charity specialises in providing advice and casework in all aspects of immigration law, from Corporate, Business, Private Immigration and Nationality cases.


Charity began working at a small firm in South East London where she received her initial training in Immigration law and Family law. Immigration law continued to be a strong passion of hers. In 2013 Charity graduated with an LLB Law Degree from a reputable University in London as she continued to work in the legal sector. She then joined a firm of Solicitors situated in North London where she expanded her knowledge in dealing with complex immigration cases on a larger scale. Her work included appeals, deportation, domestic violence, judicial review, and administrative review cases on a daily basis. Charity has also attended appeal hearings on behalf of this firm, here she assisted Advocates in delivering detailed arguments in difficult and complex immigration cases. She acquired an in-depth knowledge of the Immigration Tribunal's Procedural Rules as well as preparing high quality and presentable appeal bundles.  

Charity then joined a niche law firm based in Central London, where she gained her extensive knowledge in corporate and business immigration cases as well as continuing to expand her knowledge in personal immigration. She became a specialist in Points Based System matter which included Global Talent, Tier 1 (Investor), Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), Tier 2 & 5, and Sponsor License applications, etc, while at this firm.


Charity then joined a large OISC regulated immigration firm with offices all over the UK, where she continued to successfully obtain positive results for her clients. She became a Team Leader where she trained and led a team that specialised in corporate and business immigration matters.


In 2022, Charity founded Bailey James Legal and is ready provide expert Immigration advice and to get positive outcomes for her clients.

Founder and Senior Immigration Lawyer
at Bailey James Legal


Bailey James Legal strives to provide high quality advice to its clients and promises to act in their best interests at all times. What sets Bailey James Legal apart is the knowledge, competence and experience possessed by its Founder, Charity Mapfeka which she has been delivering to all clients in the past 18 years and will continue to do so. 


Our Specialist provides high quality immigration advice in all aspects of UK Immigration Law

  • Global Talent visas

  • Sponsor Licence 

  • Global Business Mobility (all)

  • Skilled Worker visas

  • PBS Dependant visas

  • Further Leave to Remain 

  • Spouse/Partner visas 

  • Indefinite Leave to Remain

  • Ancestry visa

  • EU Settlement Applications

  • Frontier Worker permits

  • Start-up Application

  • Innovator Application

  • Naturalisation

  • Registration as a British Citizenship 

  • and more.....

Business Immigration

Start-Up, Innovator, Global Business Mobility visas e.t.c

Corporate Immigration

Sponsor Licence, Sponsor Licence Compliance, Skilled Worker, UK Expansion Worker, Senior or Specialist Worker e.t.c

Personal Immigration

Further Leave to Remain,  Spouse/Partner visas, Indefinite Leave to Remain, Ancestry visa, EU Settlement Applications e.t.c

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