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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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We understand that this must be disclosed at the time of assigning the Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS).As this Q&A acknowledges, the Tier 2 and 5:...
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Produced in partnership with Nick Nason of Edgewater Legal 28th Sep
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The Immigration Rules, Part 8, para 319E permit a dependant partner of relevant PBS migrant or Appendix W worker (the main applicant) to apply for...
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28th Sep
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The options depend on whether your client has set up in a business in the UK already.My client has not established their business in the UK yet. Can...
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Produced in partnership with Rose Carey of Speechly Bircham 28th Sep
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For the purposes of this Q&A, we have focussed on short-term multiple entry biometric entry clearances which are issued to non-European Economic Area...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Brett-Young of VWV LLP 28th Sep
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The Immigration Rules, Appendix A, para 75 sets out the items that will be taken into account by the Home Office when calculating whether an applicant...
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28th Sep
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For all applications submitted on the basis of a Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) issued on after 6 April 2017, all salaries for applicants must be at...
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28th Sep
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Can my client apply for leave to remain under Tier 2 even though a new sponsor’s licence has not yet been granted?If an application is lodged under...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Tingley 28th Sep
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A child of a relevant points-base system (PBS) migrant can apply for settlement if they meet the requirements set out in the Immigration Rules, Part...
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28th Sep
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Part 1: If a migrant who currently has leave as a sponsored migrant under Tier 2 is applying for leave to remain in another, non-sponsored category,...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 29th Sep
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In relation to the first part of this question, under section 13 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996), an employer cannot make any deductions...
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29th Sep

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