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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 >
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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 >
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EU Settlement: Delays, Appeal Rights and Withdrawal Requests

With the introduction of the EU Settlement Scheme, one of the expected hallmarks of the App / online based application was speed and efficiency in decision-making. However, the problem of... Read More >
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Divorce in Scotland

Whilst the Covid-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty and thrown plans into disarray, I have seen many clients for whom it has given them a focus to deal... Read More >
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10 Years’ Continuous and Lawful Residence

Just what ten years’ continuous and lawful and residence in the United Kingdom means has been a controversial/confused area of law that has helpfully been clarified in a recent decision... Read More >
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Getting separation advice…separately

Like me, you may have found a few hours escapism at the end of the damp, locked down, Scottish summer by admiring the amazing houses and views on the Netflix... Read More >
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Refunds of Immigration Health Surcharge

The Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) was introduced in 2015 and most individuals applying for temporary leave to enter/remain in the UK for longer than 6 months are required to pay... Read More >
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Drummond Miller once again listed as Top Tier firm in The Legal 500 United Kingdom Solicitors 2021 edition

Drummond Miller is delighted to announce that it has been recommended as a TOP-TIER FIRM in 2 practice areas as well as having 4 solicitors indiviudally named for their standout... Read More >