Philip Trott, partner in BWB’s Immigration team, has offered his professional insights on current UK immigration law in the latest episode of The Allan McKay Podcast, a podcast aimed at visual effects professionals who are eager to build up their professional knowledge and expertise.
Chetal Patel, Senior Associate in Bates Wells Braithwaite’s (BWB) Immigration team has contributed an article to the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s (AILA) 2017 Winter digest.
Philip Trott, Partner and Head of Immigration at Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB), has been featured in the Spear’s 500 2018 – “the indispensable guide to the top private client advisers, wealth managers, lawyers and service providers for HNW individuals”.
The UK’s ‘hostile environment’: New Year to bring the first round of quarterly immigration checks on UK bank account holders >
New legislation came into force on 30 October 2017 which requires certain financial institutions in the UK to carry out quarterly checks on individuals who hold specified accounts to confirm that they have UK immigration permission. The first round of these quarterly checks must take place by 31 March 2018.
The Home Office has announced today that it has doubled the number of visas available to individuals who are leaders or show exceptional promise in the fields of technology, science, arts and the creative industries.
Philip Trott has written an article for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) on the current state of Brexit and the UK Government's proposal.
EU citizens have been waiting anxiously since the UK voted to leave the EU over a year ago to find out how Brexit will impact them. Yesterday Theresa May made a long-awaited announcement: "EU citizens living lawfully in the UK today will be able to stay."
Provisions of the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (“the Regulations”) came into force on 21 August 2017, with further provisions coming into force on Monday 23 October 2017.
BWB's Philip Trott has written an article for Lexology on business immigration in the UK.
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has been highly commended in this year’s Legal 500 rankings, with the directory concluding that BWB is a “21st century law firm with a very knowledgeable and flexible team that provides pragmatic advice”.
Unsolicited emails from BWB’s Immigration department
UK Visas & Immigration (“UKVI”) has published its quarterly report showing the number of civil penalties for illegal workers found in each region of the UK between 1 January and 31 March 2017 (“the specified period”).
The UK’s “hostile environment” towards illegal migrants has just become more hostile, with a key provision of the Immigration Act 2016 in relation to driving licences coming into force on 31 July 2017 in West Yorkshire and Kent.
Just over one year since the Brexit referendum result, the Government has published its long-awaited announcement on the treatment of EU citizens and their family members in the UK after Brexit.
Those making applications for entry clearance under certain Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes for skilled work sponsored (Tier 2) visas for the UK will now be required to provide overseas criminal record certificates.
UK Visas & Immigration (“UKVI”) has published its quarterly report showing the number of civil penalties for illegal workers found in each region of the UK between 1 October and 31 December 2016 (“the specified period”).
In the course of merger transactions we are working on for a number of Colleges we identified and raised with UK Visas & Immigration (‘UKVI’) a number of potential immigration issues for publicly funded colleges that hold a Tier 4 Sponsor Licence, as these issues could have easily been deal-breakers for many Further Education mergers.