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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 27th Oct
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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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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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A Tier 2 (General) migrant can undertake supplementary employment provided it complies with the requirements outlined in the Tier 2 Policy Guidance...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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The resident labour market test (RLMT) is there to protect the settled workforce and means that a company must generally advertise the job they want...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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Paragraph 222 of the Tier 2 Policy Guidance states that:‘You must also make a change of employment application if you are remaining with the same...
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Produced in partnership with Bilal Ehsan of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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Practice Note: Partners of Points-Based System and Appendix W migrants sets out the conditions which will be imposed on dependants of points-based...
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Produced in partnership with Nick Nason of Edgewater Legal 28th Sep
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This Q&A considers whether family members of Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer (ICT)) migrants are required to follow the 12-month cooling-off period...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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The rules in respect of the minimum salary requirement for Tier 2 (General) migrants applying for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) can be found at...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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Provided that the overseas company is ‘linked’ to the UK sponsor and certain conditions (listed below) are met, the Tier 2 (ICT) route generally...
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Produced in partnership with Allan Briddock of 1 Pump Court 28th Sep
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When a Tier 2 sponsor issues a certificate of sponsorship (CoS) to a sponsored migrant, certain conditions of employment are confirmed when the CoS is...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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UK immigration control—of which the Tier 2 route is a part—is concerned with the regulation of physical presence of individuals within the...
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Produced in partnership with Nick Nason of Edgewater Legal 28th Sep
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Are:•Tier 2 (General) sponsors required to increase a sponsored migrant’s salary (if relevant) every time that the appropriate rate for their role...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Brett-Young of VWV LLP 28th Sep
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This is a Q&A about whether it is necessary for dependants to apply to switch categories at the same time as their relevant points-based system (PBS)...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Ó Ceallaigh of Garden Court Chambers 28th Sep
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Immigration Rules, Part 8, para 319C sets out the requirements for partners of Tier 2 (General) migrants when applying for leave to remain. These...
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Produced in partnership with Nick Nason of Edgewater Legal 28th Sep
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The Tiers 2 & 5 sponsor guidance confirms at paragraph 15.6 that where a Tier 2 (General) migrant’s sponsored employment is terminated prior to the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Nason of Edgewater Legal 28th Sep
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This Q&A addresses whether a person who has leave in a Tier 2 or 5 sponsored work category can continue to work lawfully in two particular situations....
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28th Sep

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