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Nick Nason

Nick is founder and principal lawyer at Edgewater Legal, a firm specialising in immigration solutions for individuals and small companies. Prior to this Nick was a solicitor and in-house advocate at Luqmani Thompson & Partners (2010-2015), and before this a volunteer at Bail for Immigration Detainees (2009-2010). In 2016, Nick took a sabbatical and spent time volunteering with the Refugee Legal Aid Program at St. Andrew's Refugee Services (StARS) in Cairo, assisting individuals making initial asylum applications to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Nick regularly writes about immigration law and policy issues for Free Movement, and was funded by the Strategic Legal Fund to provide an analysis of the legality of Operation Nexus, a collaboration between the police and immigration officials aimed at increasing the number of individuals deported from the UK.
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The Windrush Scheme
The Windrush Scheme
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides an overview of the Windrush Scheme, including the scope of the scheme, both in terms of the defined Commonwealth citizens and other groups eligible to apply under it, and the application types they are eligible to make. It also covers: application procedures, exemptions from application fees and other application requirements, providing evidence of eligibility, particular issues in meeting the good character requirement for naturalisation, challenging decisions and the Windrush compensation scheme.

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