J.T – Success Story of Permanent Residence & British Citizenship

Our client approached Osbourne Pinner for advice concerning an application for naturalisation as a British Citizen. The client was a Swedish national who had been residing in the UK for over 12 years. Upon her arrival in the UK, the client enrolled in university studies. Our client commenced her self-employment immediately after completing her studies. […]

N.O.J – Success Story of Settlement Application

The client was granted leave to remain in the UK under the five years partner route to settlement. Following this, she submitted her on-line application for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK. The application was made at a time when our client had extant and valid leave to remain in the UK as a […]

Successful Story of Tier 4 (General)

We were instructed by the client to act on his behalf in relation to his admission as a student in an LLM [Law Conversion] course of studies and issuance of a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS), as well as submitting a Tier 4 (General) Student application. The client had received a letter of acceptance […]

New Point Based System

The Immigration rules changed 5 October 2020, bringing the ‘new points-based system’ Student route into force. This may affect: Non-European students who are currently in the process of preparing for a student visa application (including applying with dependants) to study a course in the UK; Students who currently hold a Tier 4 student visa and […]

1st December 2020 – Eligibility Criteria for Tech Nation Visa (Global Talent Visa)

    On the 1st December 2020 the Eligibility Criteria for Tech Nation Visa will change. Please note that the following substantial changes that may affect your eligibility will be in force as of 01 December 2020. Applicants who have already submitted their Application for Endorsement form and paid the associated Stage 1 fee on […]

Immigration Law Solicitor joins Osbourne Pinner

We are please to announce that Akua Kwapong has joined our Immigration Law department. Akua has 4 years of legal experience in Immigration. She has dealt with a range of immigration matters such as leave to remain, leave to remain outside of the immigration rules, Asylum, EEA cases, Indefinite leave to remain, detention and deportation […]

UK Visa and Immigration Advice during the COVID-19 spread

    Today, the 22 May 2020, the Home Office have updated their guidance for UK Visa Applicants in the UK and their visa (leave expires) between 24 January 2020 and 31 July 2020 Your visa will be extended to 31 July 2020 in the circumstances where you cannot leave the UK because of the […]

New Information for Migrants due to COVID-19

    Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa If you are on Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa and you no longer need to employ at least 2 people for 12 consecutive months each, the 12 month period you are required to employ someone for can be made up of multiple employees across different months.Time when your employees were […]

UK Visa and Immigration Advice during the COVID-19 spread

    Advice for UK Visa Applicants in the UK and their visa (leave expires) between 24 January 2020 and 31 May 2020 Your visa will be extended to 31 May 2020 in the circumstances where you cannot leave the UK because of the travel restrictions imposed or as a result of self-isolation related to […]

Brexit and Immigration Issues for EU Nationals Explained

    Brexit has led to a lot of confusion, especially for the EU nationals currently living in the UK. As the risk of a no-deal Brexit appears almost guaranteed, non-British Europeans that live and work in the country are left to wonder about their status. Can you stay in the UK after Brexit? The […]