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In breaking news, the Supreme Court has ruled the Employment Tribunal fees imposed by the government in 2013 are unlawful.

The government has stated moves are being made to scrap the fees immediately.

The challenge was brought by trade union organisation, Unison, who argued that the fees, which could reach up to £1,200, prevented many employees obtaining access to justice.

Wednesday, 26 July, 2017
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Being detained in a foreign country can be a terrifying experience.  If you are in a detention centre, you need to find a UK immigration lawyer who can provide you with the best advice on applying for and obtaining immigration bail.

Tuesday, 25 July, 2017
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In February 2017, the Supreme Court ruled on the case of MM (Lebanon) & Others v the Secretary for the Home Department [2017] UKSC 10. 

This case, running for many years, challenged the Minimum Income Requirement, introduced in 2012 by then Home Secretary, and now British Prime Minister, Theresa May.

The Supreme Court upheld the Minimum Income Requirement, stating it was lawful “in principle”. However, the seven judges stated that:

Monday, 24 July, 2017
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In a major victory for immigration law advocates and Spouse Visa applicants, the British Government has amended the Immigration Rules surrounding the minimum income threshold to make it easier for some families to meet the requirements.

Friday, 21 July, 2017