Tackling ‘Russophobia’ in the UK

Despite programmes like McMafia and rising tensions between Russian and western governments, the UK continues to welcome Russians. However, there is no doubt that the general attitude towards all immigrants to the UK has hardened after Brexit. As a law firm, we see discrimination in two main areas. The first is in financial services, such […]

Deprivation procedure of British Citizenship

Last week we discussed why and how British citizenship can be nullified by the Home Office. This week we will take a closer look on deprivation procedure of British Citizenship. The procedure of the deprivation of British citizenship is strictly regulated and must be in accordance with section 40 of the British Nationality Act 1981. […]

A beginners’ guide to divorce

If you are contemplating divorcing your other half, it is important to understand that divorce is not always what we expect it to be. Unfortunately, quite often majority of us misunderstand how separating and divorce works, which might cause additional stress and difficulty. Bearing in mind a few things about the process can be really […]

Nullification of British citizenship

The new data from Home Office shows that since 2013 hundreds of British citizens have unlawfully lost their citizenship. According to the Freedom of Information request, there were 262 cases of nullification of British citizenship from 2007 to 2017, of which 176 happened in 2013. In December 2017, Supreme Court in overwhelming majority decision, found […]

Employment Law and Brexit

With the deadline for Brexit looming, in this article we explore what changes will take place to employment law when we leave. Whilst the UK may opt to diverge from EU employment law, changes are unlikely to be immediate on the point of Brexit, nor extensive, because: Most EU employment law has already been brought […]

Prenups – do you need one?

What we call a ‘prenup’ is actually a contract signed between two people before they get married (a prenuptial agreement) detailing how their marital assets will be split if they divorce. There has been a notion for a long time that prenups are somehow unromantic, but the reality is that a relationship breakdown is quite […]