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30th April 2019

Legal Aid and Housing

There is a widespread public perception (in some cases shared by advisers and community organisations) that Legal Help and/or Legal Aid is no longer available for anything other than criminal cases. However, we are happy to state that this is a myth and that Legal Help and/or Legal Aid is available in civil cases (subject…
visa acquisition
30th April 2019

Tier 1 Investor – “No Signs of Slowing Down”

The UK continues to be an attractive prospect for wealthy foreign nationals and the Tier 1 investor route is proving to be a popular option. The Office for National statistics recently published figures showing a sharp increase in the number of Tier 1 investor visas applications granted in 2017. In total 274 visas were granted…
Why Do You Need a Will
30th April 2019

Why Do You Need a Will?

Many do not give a second thought to writing a Will. They think it is something that they should do when they are older and we are all guilty of thinking we are invincible. But what would happen to your estate should you die without a Will? The Laws of Intestacy Without a Will your…
30th April 2019

What to Do if You Get Injured at Work

Every year, many people fall victim to workplace accidents and injuries, some of which can be very serious. Even with seemingly minor injuries, they can later develop into something more serious and this is why the first thing you should do is report the accident/incident and make sure that a log is made in your…
30th April 2019

What to Do if You Get Caught Drink-Driving

We all know that drinking and driving is a big no-no, as it can result in serious and even fatal accidents due to the alcohol affecting your reactions and responses on the road. However, every year many people get stopped and breathalysed. For those that are even slightly over the legal limit, it can mean…
30th April 2019

What to Do if You Face Tax Issues for Your Highly Skilled Visa

If you have a Highly Skilled Visa to live and work in the UK under the old Highly Skilled Migrant Programme, you may be experiencing tax issues that could jeopardise your ability to qualify under the new visa categories. Tax issues relating to visas can be very complicated for those that are not familiar with…
Steps to Take When Buying a House
30th April 2019

Steps to Take When Buying a House

Buying a house can be a very exciting time, but also a very stressful one. While most people look forward to starting a new chapter in their lives when they move into a new property, there is so much to organise beforehand. There are all sorts of factors that you need to take into account…
30th April 2019

Post-Brexit Settlement Scheme for EU Citizens Revealed by Home Office

New plans have been revealed by the Home Office in relation to a post-Brexit settlement scheme for EU citizens that want to remain in the UK. Officials from the Home Office have stated that there will be a fast-track registration process in place that will enable applications to get a decision within days rather than…
30th April 2019

New Start Up Visa Unveiled by the Home Secretary

In a recent announcement made during London Tech Week, government officials have revealed a new start-up visa scheme, which is aimed that entrepreneurs that want to come to the UK and start a new business. The new start-up visa scheme is part of a number of sweeping reforms that the government is making in relation…
family solicitors in london
30th April 2019

How to File for Divorce While Looking After the Best Interests of Your Children

How to File for Divorce Divorce can be hugely stressful on both parties that are involved but when there are children involved, it can become extremely complicated as well. Every year, many couples go through divorce for one reason or another, but naturally their children become a main concern while going through this difficult and…