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This Practice Note sets out the requirements for an application for entry clearance as the fiancé(e), proposed civil partner, spouse, civil partner or...
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21st Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 14th Oct
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Who can apply under Part 8?An application for further limited leave to remain as a spouse, civil partner, unmarried or same-sex partner can be made...
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9th Oct
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This Practice Note covers practical factors which will need to be considered when advising clients who may not meet all of the requirements of any...
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Produced in partnership with Ed Mynott 5th Oct
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Limited leave to remain as a partnerHow the category worksThis Practice Note sets out the requirements for an application for limited leave to remain...
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5th Oct
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The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category closed to new entrants on 29 March 2019. The only individuals who can now enter this category are those who have or...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note looks at the of ‘Exceptional circumstances’ provisions found in para GEN.3.1‒3.3 of the Immigration Rules, Appendix FM, which may...
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26th Sep
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The schedule of absences spreadsheets below may be used by Lexis®PSL Immigration subscribers to calculate a person’s absences from the UK for the...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note examines the key common requirements for indefinite leave to remain (also known as ILR or settlement) applications in work-related...
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26th Sep
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When applying for a sponsor licence under Tiers 2 and 5 of the Points-Based System (PBS), an organisation must go through the following process:•step...
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26th Sep
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The visitor (standard) category enables short-term visitors to come to the UK for a range of purposes including recreation, business activities,...
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25th Sep
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Applying to register a minor child as a British citizen is only necessary if the child has not automatically acquired British citizenship. Before an...
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25th Sep
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An employer who is found to have employed a person unlawfully in the UK may be liable to civil penalties and/or criminal sanctions. For further...
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25th Sep
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The eligibility criteria for obtaining a sponsor licence are not located in statute law nor in the Immigration Rules; they are mainly contained within...
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25th Sep
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There are multiple sources of immigration law. In addition to 16 or so statutes and the ever-changing Immigration Rules, there is a huge number of...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains what happens to a person’s leave to enter or remain in the UK when they:•travel outside the UK, the Channel Islands, the...
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25th Sep

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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its European Union (EU) membership. A 51.9% majority voted in favour of the UK leaving the EU (‘Brexit’)....
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25th Sep
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This is the second of two linked Practice Notes covering the rights of residence agreed in the Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU issued...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Denholm of Landmark Chambers 25th Sep
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The decision of the UK to leave the European Union has necessitated a review of the UK’s immigration system. On 18 September 2018 the Migration...
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26th Sep
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A white paper entitled ‘The UK’s future skills-based immigration system’, outlining the UK government’s plans for the shape of the UK immigration...
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26th Sep
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This is the first of two linked Practice Notes covering the rights of residence agreed in the Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU issued on...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Denholm of Landmark Chambers 27th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary legislation introduced as part of the...
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27th Sep
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The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...
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29th Sep
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On 19 February 2020, the government announced details of the ‘new’ post-Brexit UK immigration system, with significant changes to the rules governing...
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9th Oct
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This Practice Note sets out a summary of the background, timetable and current position in relation to the citizens’ rights aspect of the UK's...
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12th Oct
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European Economic Area (EEA)/Swiss citizens (termed ‘EEA citizens’ for these purposes) and their family members currently benefit from EU free...
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12th Oct
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This Practice Note seeks to address some of the uncertainty surrounding employer right to work checks on European Economic Area (EEA) nationals and...
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13th Oct
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This Practice Note is a compilation of links to useful information, news and news analysis in relation to the immigration implications of the...
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19th Oct
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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the...
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23rd Oct

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