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Immigration Latest From Gherson

Posted by: Gherson Immigration

Gherson is a London law firm specialising in UK immigration, nationality, extradition and Human Rights law.

As the UK immigration world is continuously evolving, with new immigration routes, new guidance and new rules being implemented regularly by the Home Office, it is essential to keep up-to-date with the latest immigration news and announcements. We aim to report on the majority of these changes via our blogs. We also often post overviews of the numerous immigration routes and discuss requirements within the different visa categories. 

So what have we been talking about this week?

Updated Government visa and immigration guidance during second lockdown

Entering the second lockdown on 5 November 2020 has created another period of uncertainty, specifically in relation to UK immigration matters. In light of this, the UK Government issued guidance on 5 November with the aim of providing clarity for individuals both inside and outside the UK. 

We reviewed the published guidance and provided a summary of some of the most notable points here:, posted on 9 November 2020. 


Police Registration – A Legal Minefield

The Immigration Rules require foreign nationals from specific countries, who are over the age of 16, to register with the police if their visa is issued for a period longer than six months. 

In this blog we highlighted which foreign nationals are required to register with the police, along with discussing who may be exempt from this requirement, the consequences of not registering and the impact of COVID-19. Read more here:, published on 11 November 2020. 


WEBINAR EVENT – An update on the new Points Based System post Brexit. Is your business ready?

We are delighted to announce that Gherson are holding a webinar event in order to provide an overview of the new Points Based immigration system and how this may impact businesses in the UK. The webinar will be held on Thursday 19 November 2020.

If you are interested in attending this webinar, please find further details here:, published on 12 November 2020. 


Supreme Court judgement on procedural fairness: how this could affect you as a Sponsor or Sponsored Migrant

This blog explores a recent decision by the Supreme Court to allow an appeal in respect of a matter concerning procedural fairness. We considered how this may affect businesses holding Sponsor Licences and migrants who are currently sponsored in the UK. 

Read more here:, published on 13 November 2020. 

Gherson has extensive experience in all aspects of UK immigration law. If you have any queries relating to the blogs published, or are interested in talking to us about your specific circumstances, please do not hesitate to contact us for further advice. 

The information in these blogs is for general information purposes only and does not purport to be comprehensive or to provide legal advice. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information and law is current as of the date of publication it should be stressed that, due to the passage of time, this does not necessarily reflect the present legal position. Gherson accepts no responsibility for loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on information contained in these blogs. For formal advice on the current law please don’t hesitate to contact Gherson. Legal advice is only provided pursuant to a written agreement, identified as such, and signed by the client and by or on behalf of Gherson.

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Sarah Green 

  Sarah Green

  Immigration consultant in our Corporate Team

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