Philip Trott, partner in Bates Wells’ Immigration team, has provided insights to the Law Society Gazette on how the Home Office’s Hostile Environment policy is affecting businesses’ ability to recruit overseas workers and the effect of the government’s approach on individuals.
Chetal Patel, Partner in our Immigration Team, has written (£) for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) on sponsorship requirements and compliance considerations that UK employers need to take into account.
UK Visas & Immigration (“UKVI”) has published its quarterly report showing the number of civil penalties for illegal workers found in each region of the UK between 1 April and 30 September 2018 (“the specified period”).
It has been a year of constant changes to the UK’s immigration system and there are several key changes that could impact faith based organisations.
Chetal Patel, partner in Bates Wells’ Immigration team, has blogged for the Law Society Gazette on the challenges charities face under the Home Office’s ‘compliant’ immigration environment.
Bates Wells' Philip Trott has been recognised as a Thought Leader for Corporate Immigration in Who's Who Legal.
There are now less than 50 days until ‘Exit Day’ and unsurprisingly the news is full of insight as to how organisations are making their own preparations for post-Brexit Britain.
Independent legal directories Legal 500 and Chambers UK have released their newest editions, with some strong results for Bates Wells.
UK Visas & Immigration (“UKVI”) has published its quarterly report showing the number of civil penalties for illegal workers found in each region of the UK between 1 January and 31 March 2018 (“the specified period”).
Insights from Chetal Patel, partner in our Immigration Team, have been featured in People Management’s take on a new Universities UK study that calls for the reintroduction of a “Global Graduate Talent Visa” to help overseas students work and study in the UK post-graduation.
Following the news that Kweku Adoboli, the famed UBS “rogue trader” is about to be deported to Ghana from the UK, Tim Barnden, Head of Immigration, has provided analysis on the legal background to Mr Adoboli’s case to Bloomberg News.
With fears of a “No-Deal Brexit” growing due to increasingly turbulent UK/EU negotiations, BWB has collaborated with the Creative Industries Federation to release a report.
Charities may not have been among the sectors consulted on Brexit but the changes will hit them all the same.
We are pleased to announce that five BWB partners have been selected to appear in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame.