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UK Visa Applications

Posted by on Oct 28, 2019 in LEGAL UPDATES

If you are a national of a country outside the EEA, and not sure whether you need a visa to travel to the UK you can check the Home Office website, the rules do change from time to time and will depend on the purpose of your stay. https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/y The way UK Visa applications are now being submitted, processed and considered  has changed...

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No-deal or new-deal – the effect on applications for Italian citizenship

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019 in LEGAL UPDATES

Further to our May article ‘No Deal’ Italian Law Effect on Italian Citizenship Applications, we remind our British citizen clients that if they intend to apply for Italian citizenship it is advisable that they  lodge their application before 31st October. With new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying in his first speech as Prime Minister that the UK...

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Captain Carola Rackete and the migrant crisis

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in LEGAL UPDATES

Carola Rackete, a sea captain who works for the German sea rescue organisation ‘Sea Watch’ was arrested on 29th June for docking a migrant ship without authorisation from officials at the port of Lampedusa, and for ramming into and allegedly attempting to sink an Italian Guardia di Finanza patrol boat. On 12th June, Rackete had taken on board 53...

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100 years of women in law

Posted by on May 19, 2019 in LEGAL UPDATES

  Oliver & Partners is an all-women law firm, and we are proud to be  celebrating the 100th anniversary of the year that female lawyers were first entitled to practise in the United Kingdom, in all levels and positions of the legal system.  In Italy, however, this year is only a part-celebration as it is the centenary since women can practice as...

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