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July 2020

Covid-19 Force Majeure – knowing where you stand in uncertain times

By | Commercial Law, Covid-19, Legal Advice | No Comments

The Covid-19 pandemic and the unprecedented lockdowns in both the UK and internationally have seen a rapid increase in queries relating to force majeure clauses. This article summarises the main legal principles and practical considerations. Disclaimer: The information in this article is intended for general information only and reflects the position in the law at the date of publication. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be treated or relied upon as such….

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What to do when there are issues with serving a divorce petition

By | Divorce, Family Law, Legal Advice, Private Legal Services | No Comments

Divorce: issues with service of the petition You have served a divorce petition and a sealed copy has been sent to your spouse with an acknowledgement of service form to return. Your spouse ignores the petition and fails to return the acknowledgement. What can you do about this issue? Disclaimer: The information in this article is intended for general information only and reflects the position in the law at the date of publication. It does…

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The Tier 4 Graduate Route

By | Changes in UK Law, Immigration Law, Visas | No Comments

The Tier 4 Graduate Route was first announced by the Home Office on 11th September 2019. If brought into force in line with information currently available, the route would provide two years of leave to those who are studying on Tier 4 student visas. It would permit employment and self-employment and facilitate the move into other work routes that potentially lead to settlement. Disclaimer: The information in this article is intended for general information only…

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New Changes to the Immigration Rules CP 232 due to come into force this month (June 2020)

By | Changes in UK Law, EU Referendum, Immigration Law, Visas | No Comments

A new Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules (CP 232) was published on 14 May 2020 which will introduce a number of changes across a range of immigration routes. We explore some of its key aspects. Most, but not all, of the changes covered by the statement come into force in June 2020. Disclaimer: The information in this article is intended for general information only and reflects the position in the law at the date…

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