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Immigration

Sponsored Working

The UK has had rules for sponsored working in place since 2008. The main sponsorship...
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ILR & British Citizenship

There are several different routes to obtaining Indefinite Leave to Remain (“ILR”) or British...
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Human Rights & Family

Human rights and family immigration are governed by Article 8 of the European...
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Tribunal & Court

The Home Office’s stated policy objective is to reduce migration. Unfortunately, this objective...
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EEA Nationals

The UK leaving the European Union (“Brexit”) has understandably made many EEA...
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Business

The UK is seen as an ideal place to do business. This is because the UK has...
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Employment

Unfair Dismissal

Unfair Dismissal is where an employee is dismissed and the reason for the dismissal is...
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Redundancy

The number of Redundancy related disputes appears to have increased significantly in...
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Discrimination

The Equality Act 2010 provides, in effect, that it is unlawful for an employer to engage in...
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Family

Child Contact

Family disputes where children are involved need to be handled differently from...
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Adoption

Section 46 of the Adoption and Children Act 2002, provides that a Family Court...
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Divorce

Navigating through a stressful divorce is difficult and, if the divorce is not handled...
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Race discrimination: what is it?

The Equality Act 2010 (“the EA 2010”) protects employees against discrimination, harassment, and victimisation based on a “protected characteristic”. One protected characteristic is race. This short article provides an overview of the key concepts in race discrimination claims.

Financial relief in England and Wales after an overseas divorce

Where two people have separated and obtained a divorce in an overseas country, they cannot apply immediately for a financial remedy in England and Wales. Instead, they must first seek the leave of the Court under Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 (“the 1984 Act”). Such applications entail a two-part procedure, as set out below.

Sex discrimination: what is it?

Introduction
The Equality Act 2010 (“the EA 2010”) protects employees against discrimination, harassment, and victimisation based on a “protected characteristic”. One protected characteristic is sex. This short article provides an overview of the key concepts in sex discrimination claims.

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