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2nd July 2019

Sole Representative Visa Route

Adeeb Chowdhry and Soneela Raheel discuss the fairly unknown Sole Representative Visa Application Route and how it is becoming increasingly more popular for business men and women across the world. The route has been overshadowed by the popularity of the Tier 1 Entrepreneurial route. However, since the Entrepreneurial route has been closed, the Sole Representative…
24th June 2019

Pride Month is Upon Us

It’s Pride Month and we want to highlight our support to LGBT+ people in need of legal services support, particularly asylum and immigration advice. We can also help ensure that you get valid legal services in place such as a Will or Cohabitation Agreement. In honour of these month’s celebrations we are offering a free…
Islamic Wills Solicitors
11th June 2019

What to look out for with an Islamic Will…

The UK has a diverse population with many religious and cultural communities living together in harmony. It makes it one of the most alluring places to live in the world. The Office for National Statistics report outlined that there were just over 3.3 million Muslims living in the UK as of August 2018. It is…
28th May 2019

Inheritance Tax set to Double by 2030

HMRC recorded £5.4 billion in inheritance tax collected in the 2018-2019 tax year. This is a £200 million rise on the previous year. Canada Life have predicted that figure to rocket to £10 billion by 2030. This is due to a few things, firstly because house prices particularly in the South East continue to rise,…
22nd May 2019

Human Rights of Over-Stayers

Since the incorporation of European Human Rights into UK law the majority of applications submitted to the Home Office by over-stayers and illegal immigrants have been submitted as Human Rights claims. The threshold for seeking refugee status is extremely high. Therefore Human Rights applications have become more prevalent and often the first choice for those…
20th May 2019

Farani Taylor and HJT Collaboration Welcome event

We are proud to announce our collaboration with HJT. HJT are a prestigious immigration training provider. Farani Taylor Solicitors are the first firm to initiate a full collaboration programme. This includes monthly in-house training sessions and access to extensive training material detailing the most up to date information on all areas of immigration law. The…
James Sherratt
15th May 2019

Farani Taylor Court of Appeal Win Sets Precedent

James Sherratt and Farhan Farani of Farani Taylor Solicitors represented Pakistan International Airlines Corporation Limited (PIA) in a successful appeal to the Court of Appeal in England and Wales. The Court of Appeal overturned an earlier finding from the High Court in June 2017. The original judgement found PIA had exercised economic duress when terminating…
30th April 2019

Immigration Detention is Unlawful and Barbaric

In a democratic and civilised world, there is no concept of detention/imprisonment without any trial or proving the guilt of a person. Even the suspects in the criminal cases cannot be detained indefinitely but unfortunately the immigration detainees do not have the same luxury.  Technically, the ‘Immigration Detention’ is a punishment without any trial or…
30th April 2019

The New Start-Up Visa

Change is a natural part of life, in fact change is the only constants in life, so one should be ready to embrace it  as 'Without Change There Is No Progress'. To keep up the pace with the world, remain globally competitive and to achieve growth potential in core sectors of the economy, change in…
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30th April 2019

The 7 Year Child Immigration Policy Explained

This article details how the 7 year child policy works and the technical reasons behind the policy. Dost Malik is an immigration specialist with a wealth of experience. He has recently looked at the rules around the 7 year child policy. The Section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009 enacted the UN…

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