The latest Scottish legal news from Drummond Miller
Child British Citizen Fee

Is the Home Office fee for registration of a child as a British citizen lawful?

A child who is born in the UK is not automatically a British citizen if their parent(s) did not hold indefinite leave to remain or British citizenship at the time... Read More >
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Direct Adoption Petition Process in Scotland

The legal procedure to adopt a child can be a daunting and emotional time for prospective adopters. We have briefly outlined the legal process of adopting a child placed with... Read More >
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Domestic Violence, Evidence and COVID-19

In this blog, we consider some key points that an application to the Home Office based on domestic abuse should address. Read More >
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The COVID Visa Concession Scheme

As we enter 2021, the UK – as well as the rest of the world – remains in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, with travel disruption still causing problems... Read More >
British Overseas Visa Hong Kong

British Overseas Visa Hong Kong

The Government launched its new Hong Kong British National (Overseas) visa last Sunday, on 31 January 2021. The link to the Home Office page can be found here. This is... Read More >
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Businesses and the Post-Brexit Immigration System

Following the end of free movement on 1 January 2021, EU and Swiss nationals coming to the UK to work from 1 January 2021 are now subject to the UK’s... Read More >
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Home Office immigration and nationality fees: 1 December 2020

The Home Office regularly reviews its list of fees for immigration and nationality applications. In light of the recent, and significant, changes to the Points Based System, the Home Office... Read More >
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Contact arrangements at Christmas

Christmas is traditionally seen as a time for family to get together and celebrate. Christmas 2020 is, however, going to be different for many reasons. Added to the restrictions which... Read More >
Child Divorce

Will my child’s views be taken in court proceedings about contact?

As family law solicitors we are often asked by clients whether a child will have their views taken in to consideration when there is an ongoing court action about contact,... Read More >
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Applying for a Skilled Worker visa under the new Points-Based System

The new Skilled Worker route opened for applications today, 1st December 2020. The Skilled Worker route has been introduced at the same time as European free movement will end. If... Read More >