Curtailment Of UK Immigration Appeal Rights – Immigration Act 2014

Changes on Appeal Right – Government gives with one hand takes with the other

Some of you may have missed it but from this week, as of the 2nd March 2015, the government further rolled out the curtailment of immigration appeal rights.

One of the major features in the new Immigration Act 2014, in the latest bid of the government to crack down on immigration, is the way that Immigration Appeals will be dealt with. Through the Act, the parliament not only tries to dictate how Immigration Tribunal Judges Should deal with Appeals, especially under Human Rights Grounds (Paragraph 117B), but also reduces the grounds on which a challenge can be brought. Continue Reading →

EEA Self-Employed Mother Who Gives Up Work Temporary to Give Birth Is Still Worker -EU Court Rules

Definition Of “Worker” under EU Law – Self Employed and Agency worker Mothers on maternity

Following a lengthy court battle the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom requested a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU by a decision dated the 31st October 2012;

see case Saint Prix v Secretary of Sate for Work and Pension 2013 UKSC and the YouTube video below.

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Difference Between Titles :Solicitor, Lawyer and Advisor

Difference Between Immigration Solicitors/Lawyer and Immigration Advisor 

I wonder how many of you know the difference between the Immigration Solicitor, lawyer and advisor? And is it important? The reason I am writing this post is that I don’t think solicitors been tarred with the same brush with so-called advisors. I have had several clients who have come to me gun blazing with complain of legal representation and advice previously given by legal reps. Most have alleged to have been ripped off by a solicitor, but upon close examination, it transpires there legal rep were neither a lawyer nor a solicitor. Continue Reading →