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LS Legal News Bulletin

This page is dedicated to recent news, updates and opinions from LS Legal Solicitors, as well as blogs and discussions.We want to know your opinion on various legal issues and we welcome your participation in our debates.

Endorsing Bodies - The Facts

Thursday 15th August 2019

Introduced earlier this year, Innovator visa and Start-Up visa require applicants to get an endorsement from one of the Endorsing Bodies listed in the Home Office Guidance. The Endorsing Bodies,…

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The UK aims to break the record on visas for academics and researchers this year

Wednesday 31st July 2019

This autumn it is expected to see a decided shift in UK immigration policy toward being more welcoming to non-EU academics, scientists and researchers; a group commonly defined as "the brightest and…

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Life in the UK test contract awarded to PSI Services

Monday 22nd July 2019

On 17 July 2019 the Home Office announced that a current provider PSI Services has been awarded the Life in the UK contract for another 3 years. The Life in the UK test is part of your application for British citizenship…

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The State of the UK Immigration System

Friday 12th July 2019

In his latest article, Thom Brooks, an academic expert on migration, believes that the flaws in UK immigration policy have been kept out of the headlines in favour of Brexit and the search for the new Prime Minister. But…

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Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment

Thursday 11th July 2019

Antigua & Barbuda, one of the most beautiful islands in Caribbean with beautiful beaches and comfortable climate, has recently launched a new citizenship by investment program. According to a new programme, investors…

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What visa options are available for overseas entrepreneurs willing to set up a business in UK?

Friday 5th July 2019

As you know, new Innovator and Start-up visas have replaced Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) from 29 March 2019. The crucial problem that occurred with the new Innovator and Start-up visa scheme is getting an endorsement letter which is quite a challenging task for now. The closure of…

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Migration Advisory Committee Recommends the Expansion of the Shortage Occupation List

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended that the Shortage Occupation List should be extended. This list is used by the Government to allocate skilled work visas. If the Government accepts the committee proposals then…

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Consequences of overstaying your UK visa

Tuesday 25th June 2019

In case your UK visa has expired while you are still in the country, you will be out of status and considered to be an "overstayer". It needs…

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The UK Spouse Visa

Tuesday 18th June 2019

The UK Spouse Visa, also known as the UK Settlement Visa, allows non-EU citizens to live with their spouse or partner in UK. The basic requirement: the spouse has to be a British citizen, holds…

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Deadlines for Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Migrants

Thursday 13th June 2019

On 07 March 2019, the Home Office published its statement of changes (HC1919) detailing the closure of the Tier 1…

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Do you need a will?

Friday 7th June 2019

Do you wish to make a Will to have the peace of mind that your affairs are in order and your loved ones will be…

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Why Overseas Students Choose UK For Their Education

Wednesday 5th June 2019

1. United Kingdom traditionally occupies the leading position in international educational rankings, for example this year the UK ranks first place in a study called "The 2019 Best Countries for Education". Moreover, UK is a…

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