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Personal Injury Claim Dispute

“There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supersedes all other courts”.

Mahatma Gandhi

Monday, 22 January, 2018
Immigration bail

OTS Solicitors is highly recommended in the Legal 500 for immigration and Human rights law.  We have also been selected by the 2017 Global Excellence Awards as the Most Trusted in immigration law: UK.  We provide the best legal advice to businesses and individuals throughout the UK, South East Asia, Russia and the Middle East.

Monday, 22 January, 2018
High Net Worth Divorce - Gavel and Money

By Jordana Adams of OTS Solicitors.

Earlier this week, you may have seen the documentary on BBC2, Millionaire’s Ex-Wives Club. The programme highlighted how acrimonious and bitter divorce can be when there are millions (or billions) of pounds at stake.

Monday, 22 January, 2018

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Thursday, 18 January, 2018
Working

OTS Solicitors is highly recommended in the Legal 500 for immigration and Human rights law.  We have also been selected by the 2017 Global Excellence Awards as the Most Trusted in immigration law: UK.  We provide the best legal advice to businesses and individuals throughout the UK, South East Asia, Russia and the Middle East.

Wednesday, 17 January, 2018
Deadline For Renewing COS Allocations Looming

The deadline for renewing unrestricted Certificate of Sponsorship (COS) allocations is 6th April 2018 – don’t delay on meeting this important deadline.

Monday, 15 January, 2018
Domestic Violence

If you are in immediate danger, please call 999. You can also call the National Domestic Violence 24-hour helpline on freephone 0808 2000 247.

Monday, 15 January, 2018
India Flag

Britain and India have a long, complex relationship. Indians are the largest group of non-EU nationals who migrate to the UK.

The UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that 305,000 people born in India are estimated to have moved to the UK between July 2016 and June 2017, making India the most common migrant nationality in the country after EU countries of Poland, Romania and the Republic of Ireland. 

Monday, 15 January, 2018
Divorce

Co-parenting post separation is undoubtedly difficult and challenging, with dynamics changing and emotions highly charged and strained.  With the added complexities of separating childcare arrangements and physically sharing children with someone who may make you feel angry, hurt or distrustful, the circumstances can be incredibly hard to handle.  When one parent’s behaviour becomes so extreme and negative that it und

Thursday, 11 January, 2018
UK Houses of Parliament

OTS Solicitors is highly recommended in the Legal 500 for immigration and Human rights law.  We have also been selected by the 2017 Global Excellence Awards as the Most Trusted in immigration law: UK.  We provide the best legal advice to businesses and individuals throughout the UK, South East Asia, Russia and the Middle East.

Thursday, 11 January, 2018
Divorce

Sharp v Sharp [2017] EWCA Civ 408

Short marriages that end in divorce can result in many questions involving the financial settlement.  If a couple has only been married a short period of time (five years or less), should there be an expectation that the presumption of equal division of assets and property applies?  In the Court of Appeal case of Sharp v Sharp [2017] EWCA Civ 408, it was ruled that marital assets should not be evenly split in such a scenario.

Tuesday, 09 January, 2018
Immigration Law

OTS Solicitors is highly recommended in the Legal 500 for immigration and Human rights law.  We have also been selected by the 2017 Global Excellence Awards as the Most Trusted in immigration law: UK.  We provide the best legal advice to businesses and individuals throughout the UK, South East Asia, Russia and the Middle East.

Tuesday, 09 January, 2018

Location: City of London offices [Fleet Street/Chancery Lane]

Salary: Competitive and Bonus Package 

Type: Full-time

The firm:

Saturday, 06 January, 2018
Business building

R (Sri Prathinik Consulting Limited) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWHC 3204 (Admin)

Friday, 05 January, 2018
Split family

When a couple decide to end their marriage, the two most pressing questions are:

  1. How will we divide our finances; and
  2. What will happen to the children?

Thankfully, the family law system in the UK is designed to support couples make arrangements for their children following the breakdown of a marriage.  However, disputes can arise, sometimes years after the decree absolute has been granted.

Wednesday, 03 January, 2018
Lady Justice

By Oshin Shahiean and Hans Sok Appadu, of OTS Solicitors

Tuesday, 02 January, 2018
Divorce

If you want to move countries with your children after a divorce, it is not as simple as just jumping on a plane and waving goodbye to your old life.  Regardless of your reasons for wanting to relocate with your children after a divorce, your ex-spouse may be able to prevent you from moving.

Friday, 29 December, 2017
Man being picked from the bunch

If you have successfully acquired a UK Sponsor Licence and are looking to recruit workers from overseas in 2018, you need to understand that the Resident Labour Market Test (RLMT) is an imperative part of UK Sponsor Licence holder’s duties.  When recruiting talent from outside the

Friday, 29 December, 2017
Two men shaking hands

As the New Year looms, many business owners will be thinking about their staffing levels and how to ensure they have the talent needed to meet their 2018 business objectives.  If you already have a Tier 2 or 5 Sponsor Licence, this article will tell you all you need to know about applying for and issuing Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS). 

Wednesday, 27 December, 2017
British Citizenship stamp

R (Hysaj & Ors) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] UKSC 82

Friday, 22 December, 2017
Ring about divorce entry in dictionary

The festive period is normally a time for happiness and celebration when families come together. However, the stress and strain of Christmas can cause marriages which are already hanging by a thread to snap completely. For international families, the pressure of Christmas can be even more intense, especially for those trying to juggle family commitments in different countries.

Friday, 22 December, 2017
Padlock with EU Flag to signify GDPR

Anyone in business in the UK who collects or processes data from European Union citizens needs to be aware of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which come into force on 25th May 2018.

Wednesday, 20 December, 2017
Homeless person

R (Gureckis) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWHC 3298 (Admin)

On Thursday, the High Court dealt a blow to the UK Governments stealthy plan to create a hostile environment for EU citizens in Britain.

The court ruled the controversial policy of deporting homeless EU nationals is unlawful and ordered the Home Office to stop the practice immediately.

Monday, 18 December, 2017
EU flag missing star

OTS Solicitors is highly recommended in the Legal 500 for immigration and Human rights law.  We have also been selected by the 2017 Global Excellence Awards as the Most Trusted in immigration law: UK.  We provide the best legal advice to businesses and individuals throughout the UK, South East Asia, Russia and the Middle East.

Wednesday, 13 December, 2017
EU flag outside the Houses of Parliament

immigration Minister, Brandon Lewis has set out how the government plans to register three million EEA nationals living in the UK who will be invited to apply for Settled Status.

The Guardian reports that Mr Lewis informed peers that the online the application process for Settled Status would go live in the second half of 2018.

Tuesday, 12 December, 2017
Immigration Law

By Paul Gulbenkian, of OTS Solicitors

The UK government has recently announced significant changes to the immigration rules, which will start coming into effect from 11th January 2018.

Monday, 11 December, 2017
Elderly man holding a stick

By Maryem Ahmed, of OTS Solicitors 

Friday, 08 December, 2017
OTS Wins AI Excellence Award For The Most Trusted Immigration Lawyers 2017

OTS Solicitors is proud to announce we have been awarded the Acquisition International (AI) Excellence Award for the Most Trusted immigration lawyers 2017.

AI is a monthly magazine dedicated to providing information to the corporate world.  It has a circulation of 108,000 people in over 170 countries and regularly attracts editorial submissions from large corporate players, including KPMG, EY, PwC and Deloitte.

Friday, 08 December, 2017
Pregnant woman in the UK

For many couples who are unable to conceive naturally, or who have been unsuccessful with (or do not qualify for) IVF, surrogacy is an option worth considering.  For those in the LGBT community, surrogacy offers an alternative method for creating a family.

There is an enormous amount of confusion around surrogacy in the UK.  Therefore, it is imperative to seek the help of an experienced family solicitor to obtain the best legal advice.

Thursday, 07 December, 2017
Upwards Arrows

OTS Solicitors is highly recommended in the Legal 500 for immigration and Human rights law.  We have also been selected by the 2017 Global Excellence Awards as the Most Trusted in immigration law: UK.  We provide the best legal advice to businesses and individuals throughout the UK, South East Asia, Russia and the Middle East.

Tuesday, 05 December, 2017
Deportation

OTS Solicitors is highly recommended in the Legal 500 for immigration and Human rights law.  We have also been selected by the 2017 Global Excellence Awards as the Most Trusted in immigration law: UK.  We provide the best legal advice to businesses and individuals throughout the UK and the Middle East.

Friday, 01 December, 2017
Rings on a bible

OTS Solicitors is highly recommended in the Legal 500 for immigration and Human rights law.  We have also been selected by the 2017 Global Excellence Awards as the Most Trusted in immigration law: UK.  We provide the best legal advice to businesses and individuals throughout the UK and the Middle East.

Wednesday, 29 November, 2017
OTS jOBS

Practice Manager 

Salary: Competitive 
Location: City of London 
Category / Industry: Legal / immigration 
Hours: Full Time 

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017

Salary: Highly Competitive

Location: City of London

Industry: immigration law

Hours: Full Time

*Training Contract: This may be offered to candidates subject to business needs who comply with internal criteria and have passed their Legal Practice Course.

The Company will offer excellent career progression pathways, a very good salary and ongoing training, development and support.

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017
Files and documents

By Teni Shahiean, of OTS Solicitors

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017
Frequently Asked Questions – UK Visit Visas

I have been refused visit visas to the UK in the past. What are the chances of me getting a visit visa if I was to apply now?

Our Visit Visa specialists at OTS have dealt with many complicated visit visa applications, especially for those applicants whom have had previous visa applications refused. The key thing to remember when re-applying for a visit visa is to address the issues raised by UKVI in previous refusals.

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017
Immigration Law

R (on the application of AT) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

If you are in immediate danger, please call 999. You can also call the National Domestic Violence 24-hour helpline on freephone 0808 2000 247.

Monday, 27 November, 2017

“No one wants to live in Sheffield”

Home Office officials are panicking because they are unable to recruit the huge numbers of staff required to cope with processing the three million EU nationals residing in the UK.

Friday, 24 November, 2017

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