The latest Scottish legal news from Drummond Miller
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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 >
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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 >
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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 >