The latest Scottish legal news from Drummond Miller

Coronavirus Home Office Guidance

It is fast becoming clear that the spread of coronavirus is having an impact on everyday life in the UK, and UK immigration law is no exception to this. In... Read More >
Family Law Team

International Women’s Day 2020

In anticipation of International Woman’s Day on 8th March, we took some time at our Family Law Team meeting to celebrate our all-female team and discuss the issues around equality... Read More >
Immigration System

New points based immigration system

On 19 February, the Home Secretary Priti Patel announced the launch of a new points based immigration system. This will take effect from 1st January 2021 and coincides with the... Read More >

Location, Location, Location

With work well underway on the construction of both the Edinburgh tramline extension and the renovation of Edinburgh’s St James Centre, Drummond Miller’s offices are strategically placed in the heart... Read More >

Sibling rights in the children's hearing system - is change coming?

In the Children’s Hearings System in Scotland, a “relevant person” is defined as a person who has, or recently has had, significant involvement in the upbringing of a child. A... Read More >
Sheriff Court Rules

Sanction for Counsel Update

Since the creation of the All-Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court (ASPIC) it seems that one of the most hotly contested subjects between parties has been the question of Sanction for... Read More >
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How to meet the knowledge of language and life in the UK requirement for immigration applications

It is a requirement of making an application for naturalisation as a British citizen and for indefinite leave to remain in the UK that an applicant meets what is known... Read More >
Child Immigration

Can EU Children be maintained from the earnings of illegally working parents

This was the issue the Court of Justice wrestled with in the case of Bajratari (C-93/18) The case involved two Albanian parents who were the carers of their two Irish... Read More >
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We’re all going on a summer holiday aren’t we?

With the festive season over and the weather still so cold and dreary, many of us will start to make plans for travels to warmer climes with the family in... Read More >
The Importance Of Accurate Pricing

The First Home Fund: What is it, how does it work and is it right for me?

What is the First Home Fund? Launched in December 2019, the ‘First Home Fund’ is the latest Scottish Government scheme designed to assist First Time Buyers with getting on the... Read More >