S Chelvan, barrister at No5 Chambers, has provided training in Stockholm on his ‘Difference, Stigma, Shame and Harm’ model for analysing and determining LGBTI asylum claims.
The Chambers UK Bar Guide has ranked No5 Chambers in 15 practice areas.
Labour market testing was introduced as a mandatory requirement for all standard business sponsors who wish to nominate a position under the 457 visa programme.
Few topics get tabloid blood racing like immigration, but are heart rates running quite so high among lawyers practising in this area?
S Chelvan of No5 Chambers analysed the impact of a case concerning three gay asylum seekers on the BBC World Service Newshour program on 7 November.
The UK Border Agency has updated its guidance for employers on preventing illegal working in the UK.
Immigration law update download
The UK Border Agency has published an updated version of its guide for employers on preventing illegal working in the UK.
Business immigration changes download
Immigration into the UK continues to be a hot topic, with the government wanting to reduce net immigration.
This guide addresses the issues that arise when an exempted company seeks to establish a physical office in Bermuda.
This booklet addresses employees’ many commonly asked questions regarding international assignments.
Entries for the 2015 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV) (also known as the ‘green card lottery’) must be submitted electronically by 2 November 2013.
Nabila Mallick has been nominated by chambers at the suggestion of the bar bono unit for bar pro bono lawyer of the year.
Comprising of one of the largest immigration groups in the country, the barristers at No5 are at the cutting edge of the development of the law in the field. No5 Chambers has a truly national presence, with offices in London, Birmingham and Bristol.
Deputy head of No5 Chambers
On 26 June 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States issued two rulings that significantly advanced same-sex marriage rights in America.
On 6 September 2013 the UK Border Agency (UKBA) announced a number of positive changes to the immigration rules which will help UK employers.
As the legal aid cuts bite, immigration firms need to be more commercially minded to make the transition into privately funded work
On 6 April, the UK Border Agency will introduce changes to the Tier 2 immigration rules that will affect UK employers.
The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed a new Exit-Entry Administration Law on 30 June, 2012, representing the first overhaul of China’s immigration law since 1986.
The Supreme Court has told the Government that its current immigration practices are unlawful.
The Government’s crowd-pleasing legal stance on immigration is creating fresh challenges for law firms
CMS Cameron McKenna is set to offload its UK immigration practice to Fragomen, an international firm specialising in immigration law.