What are the facts about UK immigration detention?

For what’s called administrative purposes, the UK detains people without judicial oversight and with no time limits in place. In this article we cover some facts about UK Immigration Detention

Commercial landlord guidance in a Covid-19 world

Commercial landlords have not been immune from these pressures, with some confusion developing about the rights and responsibilities of commercial landlords during the length of the restrictions.

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Commercial lease evictions – what you need to know

There are many number of reasons why a commercial landlord may wish to take back the possession of their premises.When a landlord takes back possession of their premises this is known as ‘forfeiture’.

Arrested and held in custody in an error made by the police

On 24/10/19 our client was arrested in Bradford Town Centre by Police Officers who said that there was a warrant out for his arrest. Our client was well known to the Police. He told the Officers that the matter had already dealt with but the Officers didn’t believe him.
UK point based system

Immigration: what is the new points system?

UK's new 'points-based system' system will replace the freedom of movement that previously existed for citizens of European Union countries and is due to come into force on the 1st January 2021. ... More

The New Immigration Bill

The government has set out its plans for a new points-based immigration system, that will come into effect on January 1st 2021.
A bill has been introduced into parliament by the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, which will remove freedom of movement for EU citizens. . Instead, migrants from EU member states will be subject to the same immigration criteria as people from the rest of the world. ... More

Hire charges claim against our client successfully defended

We are currently acting on behalf of a Client who is being pursued for vehicle hire charges in the County Court following a road traffic accident.
Our Client following the accident was offered a vehicle by a claims management company as they were satisfied that the cost of the hire would be recovered from the Defendant insurer... More

Accident at Work claim successfully settled for a client on a temporary visa

The employer asked our Client to clean some guttering and provided a ladder which our Client thought unsafe. The employer ensured him that the ladder was safe and had been used many times. The ladder collapsed and our client fractured the vertebrae in his back. A claim was brought against the homeowner of the property who was also the employer... More

Passenger claim in a Road Traffic Accident

We represented a client who was involved in a serious road traffic accident.
Our Client had accepted a lift from an acquaintance from a party who unbeknown to her was over the limit. The acquaintance driving at speed lost control at a roundabout and crashed the car..... More

Claim for sex discrimination, harassment and automatically unfair dismissal

We represented a senior director for one of the worlds major retailers in her claim for sex discrimination, harassment and automatically unfair dismissal.
Our Client who was headhunted for her new position suffered close personal bereavements and also suffered a miscarriage which resulted in her taking time off... More

Electronic Monitoring Services wrongful arrests and false imprisonment compensation claims

On 15 September 2019 our client was arrested in the early hours of the morning by Officers from Lancashire Constabulary for alleged breach of bail. He was on bail and one of his bail conditions was a curfew between the hours of 7.00pm and 7.00am. The curfew was electronically monitored by a company called Electronic Monitoring Services, which is part of Capita and whose is contracted by the Court Service to provide this electronic monitoring service... More

UK Immigration – Applying for a sponsor licence

From January 1st, 2021 the UK's post-Brexit immigration system will come into force. UK employers will need to hold a sponsor licence in order to employ new recruits from the European Economic Area (EEA), after free movement ends.
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