Immigration Law

Our Immigration team specialists provide our clients with up to date advice on the ever changing UK Immigration laws.

The team are experienced in the ever changing world of immigration law and provide advice on immigration, asylum for both British and European Nationals.

Brexit has created a cloud of uncertainty around immigration law and the impact it will have going forward – we are here to help you understand what has changed and how you can plan or prepare. Meet with one of our specialist immigration lawyers to fully understand what you may need to do.

Our immigration legal services:

UK visas

Family members or dependants visas 

Family route visa applications

Sponsor licence

European Citizens


Naturalisation as a British Citizen

Priority services

New Immigration System 2020:

On 28th January 2020 the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) published its report to the Home Secretary on a points-based immigration system. The government is currently considering the report’s recommendations before setting out further details on the UK’s future immigration system.

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Apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (settled and pre-settled status)> 

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Updated Visa Advice -Rules on Switching relaxed

In these current unprecedented circumstances you’ll be able to apply from the UK to switch to a long-term UK visa until 31 May. This includes all applications where you would usually need to return to your home country to make an application as switching in country is...

Update to Home Office coronavirus policy (24 March 2020)

The Home Office has just updated its coronavirus policy. Leave will be extended to 31 May 2020 for individuals whose leave expires or expired between 24 January 2020 and 31 May 2020 and the individual cannot leave the UK because of travel restrictions or...

A Guide for Businesses. Is Now the Time to Apply for a Sponsor Licence?

The Home Office has announced its highly anticipated policy on the New Immigration Scheme to be implemented from January 2021. As promised we have a point’s based system. Skilled workers will need to score 70 points from an essential and traded skills list. The...

The UK’s New Points-Based Immigration System

Due to come into force on 1st January 2021 -  Following the UK’s exit from the EU on 31 January 2020, the UK government has been taking steps to regain control of our borders. To achieve this goal, the government are introducing a points-based system to attract...

Could a Points-Based System Strengthen the UK Labour Market?

On 28th January 2020 the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) published its report to the Home Secretary on a points-based immigration system. The government is currently considering the report’s recommendations before setting out further details on the UK’s future...

Global Talent Visa: 20th February 2020

The Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules was issued on 30 January 2020, these changes will be implemented on 20 February 2020. The changes introduce the Global Talent Visa, which falls under the Immigration Rules Appendix W: Immigration rules for Workers at...

A proposed new shortage occupation list – what roles are included?

An influential government advisory group has recommended a major expansion of the list of jobs that get priority for work visas. The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), a team of economists that advises the government on immigration, published its recommendation for a...

Registering to remain in the UK if you are an EU Citizen

For the moment, the UK intend to leave the European Union (EU) on 29 March 2019. The UK government have put in place a new scheme called the EU Settlement Scheme (Scheme) which permits EU Citizens to register in the UK to continue to live and work in the UK after...

EU Settlement Scheme – new applicants eligible from 1 November

The Home Office announced eligible applicants for the next phase of the EU registration scheme.  From 1 November 2018 You’ll be able to apply during the pilot if you’re employed by or work at one of the 15 NHS Trusts or 3 universities in north-west England involved in...

Settled status for EU citizens and their families

1. Eligibility EU citizens must be living in the UK continuously for 5 years (‘continuous residence’) and have started living here by 31 December 2020. Non-EU citizens must show a relationship to an EU citizen living here.  Those who have lived in the UK for less than...

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Clients of Herrington Carmichael LLP ‘always receive a consistently high level of service’ from the immigration team, which is praised for its ‘excellent knowledge of immigration law and the procedures and processes behind it, ensuring that all avenues are considered so as to mitigate against any risks’. The practice has cultivated a firm following among employers nationwide, who regularly instruct the firm on licence application compliance, Brexit-related immigration issues, and ongoing compliance with sponsor duties and recruitment of migrant workers, among other matters.

- Legal 500, 2019

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