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Playing hardball with the definition of a 'professional sportsperson'

Playing hardball with the definition of a 'professional sportsperson'
Published on: 18 September 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Playing hardball with the definition of a 'professional sportsperson'
  • What does the Home Office generally say about the activities of a professional sportsperson?
  • What is the definition of a 'professional sportsperson' and do you see any issues with this definition in practice?
  • What are some common examples which would fall foul of this definition? Eg can an international student play for his university team?
  • What are the repercussions of undertaking activities of a professional sportsperson?
  • How can migrants protect themselves from breaching this condition?

Article summary

Immigration analysis: Nick Gore, associate at Carter Thomas Solicitors, examines the various pitfalls surrounding the immigration status of a professional sportsperson. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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