Child Abduction Proceedings and other Litigation Concerns – Amendments made amid Coronavirus

Amendments have been made to the practice and case management rules around Child Abduction Proceedings due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The new guidance will be in place until further notice.   International Child Abduction and Contact Unit:   The ICACU staff are now operating remotely and are encouraging other Central Authorities to submit applications by […]

Coronavirus outbreak has thousands thinking about wills – we are here to help

The demand for wills has understandably increased since the outbreak of the coronavirus, with more people starting to contemplate their end of life plans. Financial consultancy firm deVere Group have revealed that the demand for wills jumped by 76% in the past fortnight alone.   People want to make sure everything is in place so […]

Housing possession proceedings suspended for 90 days

After considerable consultation on the impact of COVID-19, the court service has suspended all ongoing housing possession proceedings until June 25th 2020 – this means that neither cases currently in nor those about to start can progress to the stage where someone could be evicted.   This suspension will apply to those in both England […]

Coronavirus and the housing market – is it best to hold fire on moving home?

Whether it’s buying your first home, moving to a new location or selling a property that you’ve wanted to get rid of for years, navigating the property market can be a massively stressful and financially significant experience.   With the added complications of the coronavirus, this process is now even more challenging; many people have […]

Visa extensions and switches due to coronavirus – who can benefit and how can we help?

In response to the increasing severity of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Home Office have altered their immigration policy to allow those with visa’s soon to expire or without status to apply for extension or switch into other type of visas without having to leave the UK, in order to alleviate mass anxiety surrounding this issue. […]

Home Office has granted easy visa extensions until 31 May due to coronavirus

The situation for people who are in the UK on an expiring visa and unable to leave because of travel restrictions is a very serious one, which the government has now addressed.   The official guidance says:   If you’re in the UK and your leave expires between 24 January 2020 and 31 May 2020: […]

What support is available for businesses during the coronavirus crisis?

The government has announced details of their support schemes for businesses during this difficult time, as you may have read about in our previous article here.   Businesses of all shapes and sizes may have been forced to close their doors for the foreseeable future in a bid to stop the spread of COVID-19.   […]

Adding to our service list – a great time to instruct!

The coronavirus outbreak is slowing the UK down in many ways, but it is not having an effect on our relentless work ethic and desire to deliver an excellent legal service to our clients.   In fact, quite the opposite! We are welcoming any new cases in the following areas, as well as continuing our […]

COVID-19 Update from Lisa’s Law Solicitors

As the situation with COVID-19 becomes increasingly serious, we want to let our past, current and future clients know how we are operating and adapting to ensure a fantastic legal service is still delivered to all those who instruct us during this time.   Usually, we work from three London based offices. However, due to […]

Has your business been affected by Coronavirus? We can help you receive Government Aid!

Coronavirus has hit the business world hard, and everyone is understandably very worried.   Rishi Sunak has pledged £330bn worth of aid and cuts to help businesses through these uncertain times.   We value all of our clients greatly, and we know that many of them own businesses of various sizes – we will not […]

Budget 2020 – Tackling Coronavirus and Helping the Vulnerable?

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak today unveiled the new Conservative government Budget for 2020.   Sunak’s speech was made confidently despite the added pressure of the coronavirus outbreak and he promised to invest massive amounts of money into the NHS, UK businesses, and environmental issues amongst other things.   This article will focus on […]

Containment Phase to Continue – Cobra Coronavirus Meeting Confirms

Boris Johnson held another Cobra meeting today to discuss the coronavirus and how the UK plans to handle it.   Those at the meeting, which included leading health experts, Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty and senior politicians, concluded that the UK should remain in the ‘containment’ phase of its plan.   This means that measures […]

Money worries and travel chaos – Coronavirus saga continues

The number of people in the UK who have tested positive for the coronavirus now stands at 115, and that number is only going to get higher as the days go by.   The outbreak has caused much uncertainty and disruption, especially regarding travel, work and school life.   It has been predicted that, in […]

Coronavirus Crisis – Your Rights as a Worker

Coronavirus is at the front of everyone’s mind, and has been for some time.   Schools have been closing across the UK over fears that pupils and staff have been exposed to the virus, either from being on holiday in affected countries or contracting it from those around them.   The virus has now fully […]

Coronavirus battle plan in the UK

Current data on the coronavirus (COVID-19) shows that everyone in the UK is susceptible to catching the disease and more likely than not it will have a massive effect on how the country operates.   The vast majority of those who catch coronavirus will experience mild to moderate symptoms, but it is highly infectious and […]

Coronavirus ‘very likely’ to be a significant challenge for UK says Boris Johnson

Widespread transmission of coronavirus in the UK is now “highly likely”, Public Health England (PHE) has said.   Director for Health Protection Paul Cosford said the country must be prepared.   What’s the global situation?   The number of people killed worldwide by the coronavirus has exceeded 3,000, with China reporting 42 more deaths. More […]

No visas for lower skilled workers from 2021– how will this affect the UK?

Low-skilled workers will not get visas under post-Brexit immigration plans, the Home Office have revealed. This will come into effect on 1 January 2021.   The reason for this move is to decrease net migration to the UK, which has been high on the Conservative agenda for some time, and to try to use people […]

No cap on applications – UK’s new immigration system treats EU and non-EU citizens equally

Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced more details of the UK’s “brand new” immigration system today (19/02/19), which will take full effect on 1 January 2021, which the government has said will open up the UK to the brightest and the best from around the world.   Interestingly, rather than being branded as an Australian […]

Exceptional Talent now becomes Global Talent in the UK

There is a new name given to the Exceptional Talent visa category – it will be called the Global Talent route under Tier 1 from 20th February 2020 onward. This will replace the Exceptional Talent route. This category is mainly targeted for individuals in the fields of Science, Engineering, Digital Technology and Humanities with the […]

Coronavirus: immigration guidance if you’re unable to return to China from the UK

Coronavirus has been at the front of everyone’s mind over the past few weeks. It is a scary situation when an illness like this one begins to spread, and it is very easy for people to start thinking the worst and panicking.   One thing that has been done to reduce the spreading of coronavirus […]

British travellers may be turned away from airports due to this new rule!

British travellers looking to visit countries in the European Union will have to jump a new hurdle due to Brexit, the Home Office has confirmed.   During the transition period for the remainder of 2020, UK passports are valid for travel anywhere in the EU up to and including the date of expiry.   However, […]

Property dispute handled excellently – Litigation success at Lisa’s Law

We recently navigated our way to success in a particularly challenging litigation case, whereby the defending party used various tactics to confuse and delay legal proceedings from taking place. While, as legal practitioners, this can make for frustrating work, it is all the more satisfying when that work pays off and our client is left […]

Windrush Debate – Compensation and Crime

The Windrush Generation has once again been claiming headlines as the government continues to deport offenders who came to the UK as children, in the face of large scale anti-deportation protests.   Who are the Windrush Generation?   A quick refresher on who comes under this label:   Those arriving in the UK between 1948 […]

Life after Brexit – how will it affect YOU?

As you may have read in our recent article, the UK is currently going through a ‘transitional period’ during which Boris Johnson and his political colleagues will hold extensive negotiations regarding the relationship between the UK and the EU with European leaders.   These negotiations will be completed and the results announced by 31 December […]

Amnesty International – Make a Will Month

We are very pleased to announce that Lisa’s Law Solicitors will be taking part in Amnesty International’s Make a Will Month campaign for 2020.   This wonderful initiative runs throughout March and will help raise vital funds for an excellent cause and is open to anyone who requires a simple will.  We also offer free […]

Huge numbers of Brits applying for non-UK passports post-Brexit!

More than 350,000 Brits have applied for a non-UK passport as an insurance policy post-Brexit, in the hope that it will grant them immunity from any negative outcomes of exiting the EU.   This surge has been rising steadily since the result of the EU referendum back in 2016, with some even forfeiting their British […]

What’s the score with Brexit’s Transitional Period?

Whether you are for it or against it, Brexit will be officially happening at 11pm tonight (31.01.20). This means the UK will be separate from the EU from this point forward, but the effects on everyday life will not become obvious due to a ‘transitional period’ which will last until the end of the year. […]

Tonnes of Talent! New Visa Type Explained in Statement of Changes to Immigration Rules

Boris Johnson has said numerous times that he wants the UK to be seen as a country of ideas and that a major part of his time as Prime Minister will be dedicated to attracting the ‘brightest and best’ people from around the world to live and work here.   A statement of changes to […]

A new dawn for UK immigration? Here is what to expect.

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) is hugely influential on the Home Office and the rules they bring in when it comes to migrants coming to work and settle in the UK. Today (28.01.20), they have released their official report on how they believe the Home Office should operate in this area.   We have summarised […]

Boris Johnson signals to get rid of £30,000 threshold for immigrants by 2021

The Prime Minister is planning on wavering plans on putting a £30k minimum wage threshold for immigrants coming to work in the UK after Brexit, according to recent reports.   This comes as part of Boris Johnson’s new immigration policy post-Brexit, for which he is said to be inspired by the current Australian system.   […]

UK Immigration Rules to be Completely Overhauled!?

The Immigration Rules are the document that set out the precise criteria for granting or refusing permission to enter and remain in the United Kingdom. It is a massively important document, but often people who use it the most (legal professionals, visa applicants) complain that it is very poorly constructed and difficult to understand.   […]

New update on family reunions and biometrics collection information

There is a minor update and change in the Family reunion application category in regards to their location of the application and place for the biometric information to be taken from now onward.   All applications made in the UK for the family re-union must be sent to:   UKVI Family Reunion Team, Admin Team […]

New Bill Puts End to Divorce ‘Blame Games’

Divorce is always going to be a hard thing to go through, whether you’re one half of the unhappy couple, a child of divorce or a close friend caught in the crossfire. It can be a hugely emotional time and often it’s made worse by the ensuing legal battles concerning property and custody of kids. […]

Immigration law at music festivals – what’s the score?

Music festivals can be great fun, and are becoming more popular than ever. Attendances have been increasing steadily, with around 4 million people in the UK now attending at least one per year.   When music-lovers are pitching their tents and discussing which of the performers they want to watch during their time at the festival, immigration law and […]

Missing the EU Settlement Scheme Deadline – A Word of Advice

First things first:   The deadline to apply for a post-Brexit status in the UK under the EU Settlement Scheme is 30 June 2021 or, If the UK leaves the EU without a deal   You are required to be residing in the UK before it leaves the EU to apply. The deadline for applying will be 31 December 2020.   You can […]

Custody battle between parents – how to make the best of a bad situation

The love between a parent and their child forms the base of the strongest bond imaginable between humans, and most families will do whatever it takes to stay together. However, sometimes life gets in the way and family situations are not always going to be perfect. We recently handled a sensitive family case, and are […]

Client receives HUGE unexpected bill leading to a true David vs Goliath success story!

Life can be full of unwelcome surprises.   Picture the scene:   A businessman rents out a premises from their local council, paying them rent and believing that the energy bills are included in that rent. They have never received a bill and have always assumed that the landlord takes care of it.   Once […]

Subletting Chaos – what could go wrong without a landlord’s permission?

Like all areas of business, things do not always go to plan in the world of conveyancing. It is always important to know exactly what you are getting into, and what type of people you are dealing with before even thinking about entering into a contractual agreement.   This isn’t always as easy as it […]

Tax avoidance case successfully handled! Client saves over £70,000!

The running of a business can take its toll. From balancing finances, looking after staff, providing a good service and everything in-between, it is no wonder that thousands of business owners in the UK frequently experience high levels of stress!   That stress is multiplied tenfold when you are accused of running your business in […]

Sole Representative of an Overseas Company Visa – The Do’s and Don’ts

Sole Representative is a UK visa category allowing an employee/member of an organisation to enter the UK as a representative of an overseas company for the purpose of establishing a wholly owned subsidiary or branch in the UK for the overseas parent company. This visa has become a very common and famous choice for corporate […]

Family reunions – A success story from Lisa’s Law

To be separated from your family for a long time is one of the hardest and most heart-breaking ordeals a person can go through. This is heightened when it is a parent who is separated from their child, with hardly any means of reuniting.   Even when the child grows to be almost 18, in […]

Administrative review – who, what, how?

If you have been denied a UK visa, an Administrative Review is a way to challenge the decision of the Home Office. Your application will be reviewed by a Home Office official. However, you must be aware that you cannot submit any new evidence in order to challenge the decision or rectify the shortcomings at the […]

Home Office can make serious errors, but how can we deal with them?

A recent Home Office blunder meant that a man was refused leave to remain to care for his terminally ill partner.   The Home Office denied O’Neill Wallfall’s application because he could not prove that ‘travelling back to the Iraq would put his life at risk’.   However, Wallfall, as a Jamaican national who had […]

Success story from Lisa’s Law – Settlement visa attained for mother and child

The overarching reason why Lisa’s Law exists is because we want to help people. Whether this be supporting someone just starting out to get their first business up and running or assisting a family in moving into their first home, we aim to be a pillar of support throughout the entire journey.   We recently […]

£1m investor visa – time is of the essence!

A few years ago, an investment of £1m into the UK was enough to ensure a right of residence for the investor. Since November 2014 the required amount has been increased to £2m, but for those who already hold a Tier 1 (Investor) visa on the back of the original £1m route are still able […]

10 years continuous residency – the do’s and don’ts

After living anywhere for an extended period of time, immersing yourself in the surroundings and carving out a place for yourself the community, you will begin to think of that place as your home. It is with this in mind that the Home Office offers the 10 year continuous residency route to indefinite leave to […]

No-deal Brexit possibility sparks further changes to the immigration rules

While the chances of a no-deal Brexit are growing increasingly slim, the Home Office have issued some changes to the immigration rules which will only come into play should the UK leave the EU without a deal.   Brandon Lewis, the Minister of State for Security and Deputy for EU Exit and No Deal Preparation, said […]

New changes to the Tier 4 Visa Route – International students to receive warmer welcome!

As many of you will be aware the immigration rules have seen many important changes that came into force at the beginning of October this year. Some of these rules directly affect students wanting to study in the UK.   We know how stressful student life can be at the best of times, so we […]

Mastercard Madness – Are you due compensation?

The vast majority of adults living in the UK could be entitled to compensation of up to £300 after a David and Goliath style court dispute led to a £14bn class action lawsuit.   Picture the scene: you are in your local convenience store buying some supplies for the week ahead. You place your items on […]

Tier 1 Visa Routes Updated: What has changed?

The Home Office published some new changes to the UK Immigration rules recently, and many of them have now come into effect this month. The purpose of this article is to communicate the changes made to the Tier 1 visa routes that are on offer.   Tier 1 Exceptional Talent visa:   The Tier 1 […]

New additions to post-Brexit immigration policies unveiled!

Yesterday, the Queen made a speech which contained details of rather large scale reforms brought in by the Conservative government. More than a third of the new and returning bills are directly involved with new arrangements following Brexit.   The proposed immigration bill highlights its purpose to bring an end to free movement and will lay the foundation […]

New arrivals and new services at Lisa’s Law!

What a fantastic time we have been having recently here at Lisa’s Law! Not only have we worked with many new clients and successfully handled tonnes of really interesting cases, we have also had the pleasure of welcoming some very experienced legal professionals into our ranks.   Introducing Bhavini Bhatt: Immigration Supervisor   Bhavini is […]

Lower paid workers have their say on the Brexit madness

Brexit has a lot of people worried for all sorts of reasons. Many of those who voted to leave the EU back in 2016 are now feeling an uncomfortable twang of uncertainty in their stomachs, although of course there are the staunch leavers who just want Prime Minister Boris Johnson to see Brexit through even […]

Brexit chaos deepens after Supreme Court ruling. How will Brexit affect your everyday life?

Now that we have officially set foot into the Brexit month. There are only less than 4 weeks until the official Brexit deadline: Thursday 31 October 2019.   But with all the uncertainties and political dogfighting, MPs voted to try to block a no-deal Brexit and with the Supreme court stepping in, the future of […]

A unique case study: the rights of family members of EU citizens is often a grey area

The rights of family members of EU citizens is a topic that we have visited frequently in recent months, with issues surrounding this area of law becoming something of a theme in news reports around the continent. The case we will be focusing on today again brings up some new issues, and highlights that the […]

Exceptional talent visa – Appeals now accepted in terms of endorsement refusal

An update has been made to the endorsement review form available for the Exceptional Talent visas from September 2019. It now allows the applicants the chance to request a review on a decision made against them in terms of endorsement.   This will be of great interest to anyone pursuing this visa route. You can take […]

Dependant parents and the EU Settlement Scheme: what is the deal?

As previously announced, the EU Settlement Scheme has allowed for EU citizens (and their spouses or civil partners) to have their dependent parents join them in the UK.   While this is great, there has been an air of confusion surrounding what qualifies as a ‘dependent parent’, and how the Home Office determines who makes […]

PSW is back – international students can now stay in UK for two years after graduation?

An increased focus on genetic research and the prevention of illnesses and disease means that the Home Office is planning to increase the amount of time international students with successful degrees have to find work in the UK after graduating.   Students will need to have successfully completed a degree from a trusted UK university […]

EU & non-EU: there have been important changes to the UK immigration rules

The Home Office have just announced some changes to the UK’s immigration rules. They will be of particular interest to those wanting to access the EU Settlement Scheme in the wake of Brexit.   These changes are fairly extensive, but are definitely worth knowing!   Amendments to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS):   The Home […]

Losing a British Passport abroad – consequences and solutions

For a lot of people airports can bring on feelings of nervousness and nausea for a vast array of reasons. You want everything to go swimmingly when you are at the airport so that you can get to where you’re going without any hassle, and the cost of plane tickets and the desire to get […]

Applying for Visa’s and Extensions – The Devil is in the Detail

An Indian entrepreneur living in the UK on a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa has had her visa extension denied, due to errors within her forms showing employees payroll information.   A core requirement of a successful Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa holder is their obligation to create at least 2 jobs in the UK within the […]

We are now a panel member of most major lenders

We are very excited to announce our newly expanded lenders list, which is a big part of our recent push to be a major force in the residential conveyancing market.   Below is our official list of lenders who we can work in partnership with:   HSBC Bank Santander Ipswich M&S Bank NatWest RBS Virgin […]

More Brexit confusion – what is happening with free movement?

The Home Office has hinted that EU free movement rules will end immediately if there is a no-deal Brexit on 31 October, sparking mass confusion and offering no concrete information.   This change could affect the rights of EU citizens who arrive in the UK from November onward.   Former Prime Minister Theresa May was […]

Living together vs Marriage – legal rights breakdown.

In the eyes of many people around the world, marriage does not have to be synonymous with love. Millions of people live together, have children and do all the things married couples do without ever tying the knot. Of course, on the reverse side there are people who see marriage as a very important part […]

New Innovator visa attracts shockingly low applicants!

The Home Office’s newest flagship visa route, the Innovator visa, has attracted just four applicants in its first three months of operation.   By contrast, the visa it replaced — Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) — had 1,900 applications in 2018.   These low numbers will be sure to raise questions surrounding the design of the Innovator […]

10 things that should be at the front of first time buyers minds

Here at Lisa’s Law we deal with tonnes of different property cases, be it commercial conveyancing, or a growing family looking for a bigger place to live as the kids get older. An important demographic that we enjoy working with are those looking to buy property for the first time.   We have compiled a […]

NHS – No Free Pass for Human Rights Applicants

The NHS has been the pride and joy of the United Kingdom ever since it was established in 1948 as part of the major social reforms following the Second World War. It is, at once, an institution the British people are very protective over and also, understandably, a target for people outside the UK who […]

Trademark battle costs entrepreneur everything!

Coming up with an original idea that is also successful, popular or financially rewarding is difficult. If it wasn’t difficult everyone would be doing it. Some people will try to skip ahead by taking an already existing product and passing it off as their own, thereby stealing somebody else’s intellectual property. Laws have been created […]

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa – Risen from the dead?!

Many of our readers probably already know about the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa being largely replaced by the new visa type known as the Innovator visa. The Innovator visa is aimed mainly at people who have a good business track record and are wanting to branch out to the UK, with an endorsement granted by […]

Failing to create an equal work environment may lead to revocation of Tier 2 Sponsor Licence!

There have been recent updates made to the Home Office’s guidance document for the Tier 2 and Tier 5 sponsors, otherwise known as employers.   The main information can be found on the first page of the document, here:     What’s important to note is the fact that this is ‘effective immediately’. Any sponsors […]

Home Office error results in 2,500 students deported!

The Home Office have recently come out about some mistakes and misjudgements on their part which resulted in are 34,000 foreign students being wrongly accused of cheating in an English Language test in 2015. This test was important to their status in the UK and as a result of these errors many of them have […]

Good character testing on youths – a help or a hindrance?

The ‘good character’ tests conducted by the government are carried out with the general public’s interest in mind, with their main purpose being to exclude any non-desirables from being granted citizenship in the UK. It may be safe to say that these tests and those carrying them out, on the whole, would be met with […]

The Magic of the Make a Wish Foundation

The ethos of our company, from the very beginning, has always been to help people. Whether it is working hard on an immigration case to reunite families, assisting a young couple to make their first steps on the property ladder, or educating vulnerable people of their rights in the workplace, we want everyone to know […]

EU Spouses of British Citizens – What does Brexit mean for you?

The result of the 2016 referendum had a lot of people feeling on edge for many different reasons, but some groups definitely had more substantial and tangible fears than others. Right near the top of this ‘stress pile’ lie the spouses of British citizens from EU countries.   Everyone, understandably, feared the worst. Assumptions were […]

Right to buy schemes – it’s not always Easy Street!

First things first, what is a right to buy scheme?   A right to buy scheme helps eligible council and housing association residents in England buy their home with a discount of up to £110,500 (£82,000 outside of London). This is an option only open to certain people and there are certain criteria that must […]

Lisa’s Law is now a member of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme!

Today is a very exciting and proud day for all of us here at Lisa’s Law. After many successful residential conveyancing cases and tonnes of happy clients leaving our offices with smiles on their faces, we have now been fully recognised by the Law Society as an accredited member of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme!   […]

New divorce laws mean couples can split a lot more amicably.

Divorce is never easy and can have negative effects on all those involved, from the couple in question to their children, extended family and even friends. What makes divorce even worse is when the process is dragged out over a long period of time, where the pain is made worse by seemingly endless blame games […]

Bullying in the workplace – you don’t have to put up with it!

Bullying in the workplace is more common than you may think. Considering, on average, we spend around a third of our life at work this cannot go unchecked and people who feel that they are victimised must be supported and know that they need not stand for it.   Workplace bullying can take many forms, […]

Government to crackdown on illegal traveller sites!

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has set out some new measures to make it easier for police officers to intervene and remove travellers from land they should not be occupying. There will also be considerations into making setting up such camps a criminal offence. At the moment it is seen as trespassing, which is a civil […]

The Jihadi Bride – Banned From Britain or Welcomed Back?

When she was 15 years old, Londoner Shamima Begum left the UK with two of her friends to join ISIS forces in Syria, and married an ISIS fighter. During her four year stint out there she lost two babies to illness and now that she is pregnant for a third time, and her husband has […]

Immigration rules should be relaxed when it comes to families, say campaigners.

The government is under increasing pressure from MP’s and charities to ease up on some of the rules that are currently prohibiting refugee families from reuniting. The current rules only allow for adult refugees to apply for their married or civil partners and children under 18 years old. Grandparents, siblings and children over 18 are […]

Money Talks! How can cash lead to quicker UK settlement?

It is no secret that having plenty of money is an extremely helpful and advantageous situation to find yourself in. It brings added security and comfort to your life. Although finding yourself in this situation is difficult and often requires tonnes of hard work, some luck and lots of support; however, it can indeed make […]

When the Court’s Judgements Conflict Each Other, What Will Happen?

Although it is quite common for judges sitting in Courts such as the County Court and the High Court to give oral judgements right after a hearing, the judges at the first-tier Immigration and Asylum Tribunal were not allowed to give oral judgements prior to 20th October 2014. They would have to reserve their judgements […]

Global Talent Visa – Home Office to add another UK visa option

The Home Office will launch a new fast-track immigration scheme for selected individuals who have skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM subjects). This will act as an extension of the already existing Tier 1 Exceptional Talent visa route. The fast-track immigration route will be designed to attract elite researchers and specialists in science, […]

Flipping Properties – is it flippin’ risky?!

The amount of people buying properties, fixing them up in a short amount of time before selling them for profit (otherwise known as flipping) has drastically reduced in recent years. In London just 1,240 houses or flats were sold on within 12 months of being purchased last year, a fall of 86 per cent since […]

Residential disputes – is your home fit for habitation?

Landlords and tenants enter into a contract together with hopes of a mutually beneficial and harmonious relationship. Each hope to get what they want and both envision disputes and confrontation to be at a minimum or ideally non-existent. The unfortunate thing about this is most of the time life is not so simple and care […]

Investing correctly in the Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa: A guide

The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa is a great option for migrants looking to get a good foothold in the UK and build their business from the ground up, as long as they have the means to make a success of themselves and also have a business plan that will positively affect the UK economy. Part […]

Overstaying may have an effect on your potential UK citizenship! Find out why now

Evidence of overstaying in the last 10 years will have a significantly negative impact on people applying for UK citizenship, as new rules are introduced by the UK Home Office. Essentially, all people who have stayed on in the UK after their visas have expired will be refused citizenship apart from in certain circumstances. The […]

Bullying in the workplace – you don’t have to put up with it!

Bullying in the workplace is more common than you may think. Considering, on average, we spend around a third of our life at work this cannot go unchecked and people who feel that they are victimised must be supported and know that they need not stand for it. Workplace bullying can take many forms, much […]

Litigation

The ultimate objective of litigation is to find a resolution. It is never to encourage litigiousness. At Lisa’s Law, our specialist litigation team fully understand your concerns and will always have your best interest at the front of our minds. We will always endeavour to settle your disputes in a most efficient and cost-effective way, […]

Immigration Law

At Lisa’s Law, our expertise covers all aspects of immigration, nationality and asylum law, whether it is an application, an appeal or a judicial review claim. In particular, our experienced team is capable of providing professional solutions to the following types of work: Business Immigration Work Permit Migrants Intra-company Transfer migrants EEA free movement migrants […]

Family Law

After expert advice concerning any aspect of family law? Then Lisa’s Law is here for you, and will support you through the tough times and the good. Many of our case workers are highly trained and knowledgeable when it comes to working with families, from divorce and separation to issues involving children and financial arrangements, […]