6th April 2021 In Blog, Family Rights

Sponsoring Skilled Workers

Sponsoring Skilled Workers from the EU and Internationally: A Guide For Restaurateurs The rules relating to sponsoring skilled workers to the UK have recently changed. From 11pm on the 31st of December 2020, UK employers…

15th March 2021 In Blog, Family Rights

The children who cannot afford to be British

The Court of Appeal has recently upheld a ruling that the Home Office application fee for children, being Registered as British Citizens, is unlawful. The case against the Secretary of State was brought by a…

1st March 2021 In Blog, Family Rights

Asrar Bashir Joins MWG’s Immigration Department

We are very pleased to announce a new addition to our team, Asrar Bashir, who is joining MWG Solicitors Immigration Department. Asrar is an experienced Immigration Solicitor who can assist you with all aspects of…

16th February 2021 In Blog, Family Rights

Who gets child custody during divorce?

In the event of a divorce or a separation, parents wonder who will be granted child custody during divorce. While the welfare of children is every parent’s number one priority, discussing arrangements often leads to…

4th January 2021 In Blog, Family Rights

Occupation Orders and Family Law

I need to deprive someone access to a property, where do I start? If you are a victim of domestic abuse or need to remove your spouse, a civil partner or a cohabitant from your…

3rd November 2020 In Blog, Family Rights

Divorce & the Pandemic

The pandemic has had a significant impact on couples living in the UK. Complying with stay-at-home and social distancing orders over the course of the year has triggered a greater number of family law issues,…

20th October 2020 In Blog, Family Rights

Change in law on mobile phones use

A Government consultation is set to change the use of mobile phones in driving law banning all smartphone use behind the wheel in the United Kingdom. What changed, and how will the new law affect…

10th September 2020 In Blog, Family Rights

Stamp Duty Relief and the UK Housing Boom

The temporary Stamp Duty relief has dramatically impacted house asking prices across the country which have hit a record high of 5.2% this August (with an average property price going over £245,000 for the first…

24th March 2020 In Blog, Family Rights

Covid-19 and Your Employment

Staff across the country are starting to worry about their next paycheck amid the fast coronavirus outbreak in the UK. While some jobs can be performed from home, many companies are facing the risk of closing down their…

30th August 2019 In Blog, Family Rights

What can a Prohibited Steps Order do?

Issued by the Court, a Prohibited Steps Order (PSO) prevents a parent from carrying out certain activities relating to a child. It can be useful when parents face specific issues or are unable to agree on their children’s…