The latest Scottish legal news from Drummond Miller
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Changes to the requirement to pay a fee for a child's citizenship registration application

On 11th of February 2022 Lauryn McCrorie of our Glasgow Immigration Team reported on a decision from the Supreme Court relating to whether the Home Office could legally charge a... Read More >
Run for Ukraine

Scottish Lawyers Run for Ukraine

Our Head of Private Client, Charles Ogilvie, is one of a team of 13 Scottish lawyers attempting to run the distance from Edinburgh to Kyiv during the month of May. Read More >
Biometric Residence Permit (‘BRP’)

Digitisation of Right to Work checks

It is no longer possible for individuals to provide a physical Biometric Residence Card, Biometric Residence Permit or Frontier Worker Permit for the employer to conduct a manual check of... Read More >
Homes for Ukraine

Homes for Ukraine

Following our blog of 3 March 2022, the UK Government has provided further information on a new sponsorship scheme in response to the War in Ukraine – ‘Homes for Ukraine’.... Read More >
Ukraine Family Scheme

Ukraine Family Scheme

Following our blog of 3 March 2022, the Home Office has provided further information on a new visa scheme in response to the War in Ukraine – the ‘Ukraine Family... Read More >
Ukraine Visa Concessions

Ukraine Visa Concessions

The Home Office has introduced temporary visa concessions in response to the war in Ukraine. Read More >
Registration of a child as a British citizen

Registration of a child as a British citizen

Is it unlawful for the Home Office to make the registration of a child as a British citizen conditional upon payment of the fee of £1,012? Read More >
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Home Office confirms expansion of Shortage Occupation List

It has been confirmed that care workers and home carers and the relevant job code will be added to the list of jobs eligible on the Shortage Occupation List. Read More >
certificate of naturalisation

Naturalisation applications and the Human Rights Act

Naturalisation is the means by which most adults become British citizens and is governed by s.6 of the British Nationality Act 1981. Read More >
Updated right to work checks guidance published by the Home Office

Updated right to work checks guidance published by the Home Office

Last week the Home Office published their updated right to work check guidance, Right to work checks: an employer's guide, including a new annex. Read More >