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McGill & Co is a Scottish immigration law firm specialising in UK immigration, nationality and refugee law.


04 September 2018 Brexit & EU Migration McGill & Co Solicitors
With the Article 50 deadline of 29 March 2019 approaching, and increasing talk of a ‘no deal’ Brexit, many EU citizens are beginning to worry about whether they will be able to remain in the UK, and on what terms they will be able to do so.

28 August 2018 Blog James Ritchie
There are a number of different visa options you may wish to consider when looking to gain entry to the United Kingdom, one of which is the Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) Visa.

24 August 2018 Business Immigration Jack Freeland
The Home Office, yesterday, released their latest immigration statistics for the second quarter of 2018. Following on from our earlier post on the popularity of the Tier 1 (Investor) route recently and in the first quarter of this year, we look at whether the trend is continuing throughout 2018. This article will also highlight the recent technical changes for Tier 1 (Investor) applicants that came in to force on 06 July 2018.

20 August 2018 Personal Immigration McGill & Co Solicitors
In our most recent contribution to Free Movement Blog, John Vassiliou discusses the implications of getting a visa application wrong.

17 August 2018 Blog Jack Freeland
It is not uncommon that you may be asked to provide documents that have been certified, notarised, or legalised, or all of the above. But what do these terms mean?

15 August 2018 Personal Immigration James Ritchie
If you are considering applying for a UK Ancestry visa, you may have read the basic application requirements on the Government webpage.

15 August 2018 Immigration McGill & Co Solicitors
Iain Halliday recently contributed to the Free Movement Blog, discussing UK visitor visas and the challenges many are facing when trying to visit the country; last year 260,000 visitors were denied a visa to visit the UK.

03 August 2018 Immigration McGill & Co Solicitors
Following the recent case of Khan & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department[2018] EWCA Civ 1684, it appears that the long running ETS saga, so called after the English language test provided Educational Testing Service, has come to an end.

30 July 2018 Immigration James Ritchie
The Immigration (European Economic Area) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 amend the 2016 Regulations with a view to implementing the effects of judgments passed by the Court of Justice. The changes involve free movement rights, the processes and procedures for EEA applications, and the criteria required to be a qualified person. This blog will provide a brief explanation of what has changed.

27 July 2018 Immigration James Ritchie
In a report published on 19 July 2018, the Science and Technology Committee have called on the UK Government to ensure that a post-Brexit UK immigration system facilitates the mobility of the science and innovation community. The Committee previously submitted a recommendation for the Governments’ Migration Advisory Committee, asking the Government to conclude their immigration arrangements with the EU by October 2018.

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McGill & Co are rated by the Legal 500 as a Tier 1 immigration law firm in Scotland...

"A market leader for specialist immigration and human rights law in Scotland’, McGill & Co’s ‘excellent and prompt’ team assists private clients with all aspects of immigration and nationality law, including business, investor and entrepreneur migration, sponsorship licensing, family migration, and asylum and refugee work."

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