Area Immigration and Human Rights

Ancestry Visa

The earliest that you can apply is 3 months before you travel. Home Office guidance provides that you should get a decision on your Ancestry Visa within 3 weeks from you apply from outside the UK. There are extension and…

Sponsor Licences

If you are an education provider and want to provide courses for students from overseas, you will need to obtain a Student Sponsor Licence from the Home Office.  An education provider can apply for a Sponsor Licence for two distinct…

British Citizenship

What is British Citizenship? British citizenship is a type of British nationality under the British Nationality Act 1981. Being a British citizen gives you certain rights such as the ability to work and live in the UK permanently and to…

Global Talent Visas

The UK’s Global Talent Visa was introduced in February 2020 and replaced the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) route.  The Global Talent Visa route is open to international applicants who are leaders in the field science, medicine, engineering, the arts and…

Immigration and Human Rights

An Introduction to our Immigration & Human Rights Services A warm welcome from our Immigration & Human Rights team. Our Immigration & Human Rights team has a wealth of practical experience representing individuals, businesses, students and professional sportspersons in immigration…

Intra-Company Routes

The Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) Visa replaced the Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Visa on 1 December 2020. The Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) Visa is designed to enable workers who are based overseas to transfer temporarily to the organisation’s UK branch or connected…