News & Updates

Covid-19 and Immigration

Fehmina Farani explores how Covid-19 has effected immigration in the UK. New Guidance from the Home Office The Home Office released guidance on the 24th March 2020 on the status of migrants currently stuck in...
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Message to our clients

Our main message from the Farani Taylor management team is business as usual. As the Corona Virus continues to cause significant challenges to society as a whole, we want to reassure our clients and future...
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No one should live in fear

Mary-Ann Wanjiku discusses the legal aspects regarding domestic abuse. It is often the case that those in abusive relationships cannot see the light at the end of the tunnel. Domestic abuse can effect anyone. The...
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Possible Legal Aid Reform

The government today announced a consultation in to reforming Legal Aid funding for criminal law. Proposals are for an estimated £32million to £50million increase in funding for criminal advocates and solicitors. Further funding is to...
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70 IS THE MAGIC NUMBER!

Adeeb Chowdhry, Director, discusses the latest on immigration reforms. The Home office has today published a policy statement setting out details of the new points based plan to be introduced in January 2021. The changes...
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Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants

Rakesh Prajapati discusses Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants. This article was recently published. The following has been published in various media: What is Amnesty? Amnesty is an offer to the undocumented migrants to regularize their status...
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Children’s needs first

Putting children’s needs at the heart of any separation or divorce is tantamount. Our aim is treat cases involving children sensitively and quickly so that a suitable resolution is found. The reforms in Scotland proposed...
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New Fast Track Visa Announced

Boris Johnson announced a new “Global Talent Visa”. This is to encourage scientists, researchers and mathematicians to come work in the UK. This new category replaces the old Tier 1 – Exceptional Talent Route. Further,...
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Overstaying explained…

Rakesh Prajapati offers some insight into overstaying. An over-stayer is a person who has stayed in the UK beyond the expiry of their leave. Overstaying is a criminal offence under section 24 of the Immigration...
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At risk of a driving ban?

Christmas period is a time for family and fun. However, Home Office statistics show that 20% of all breathalyser tests are conducted in December. Further, 8% of those tested fail. A fifth of drivers are...
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