The Law on Rape

Introduction In this article, the author aims to clarify the law for the offence of Rape. The issues related to consent and likely punishment accused may get.  Rape is defined by law as ‘vaginal or anal sexual intercourse in the absence of consent’. It carries a minimum sentence of five years of imprisonment or up

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Child Sex Abuse and English Law

Introduction Sexual harassment and allegations are at rife in the UK. Chances are, you cannot go a day without hearing about something related to child sex abuse or sexual abuse in general, on the tube, in the papers, on TV or online. This article will explain the legislation surrounding sex abuse and will inject some

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UK’s Immigration laws

Introduction to immigration law Immigration law is a complex and complicated area of the English legal system. In the last few years, it went through number of changes. In this article we will explore the foundations of Immigration law in the UK and different concepts implied by the Home Office to ascertain the immigration status

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Changes to Immigration Rules and New Visa Categories

Your complete guide. Editor’s Note In light of the current political climate, Brexit, lobbying, demographics, and new points of law, the UK Government has updated and amended some provisions and parts of its immigration rules. The Government has also introduced new immigration categories and abolished few as well. In this article, we have explored these

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UKVCAS: is it working for the applicants?

Your complete guide to UKVCAS Editor’s Note Last year in November 2018, we wrote about the new visa and citizenship service, UKVCAS, launched by the Home Office to facilitate and speed up the process of obtaining further leave to remain for in-country applications. You can read that news article here. In this article, we will

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Navigating the Bizarre World of US Campaign Finance Laws

Introduction To the casual observer, US politics is just that of any other country. At the surface level, this is true. The usual partisan bickering, soundbites from news clips and horserace aspect of politics is prevalent. Hardly any substantive discussion of policy, honest debates or competing philosophies. This article will examine the deteriorating faith Americans

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A simple guide to study in the UK

Introduction Many students around the world aim and want to study in the UK for many reasons. In this article we will provide you a simple but comprehensive guide to obtain a Tier – 4 student visa. Reading Time:  7 minutes What is on this page? Introduction Entry clearance Education body Requirements for the student

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British Nationality and Right to Abode

A complete guide Introduction British nationality can be obtained in a variety of ways.  British nationality and right to abode play a significant role in day to day life of a person, including the right to work, rent, open a bank account, access to NHS and right to return to the UK without incumbrances. British

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GDPR – what is there to know about it?

Introduction Since 25 May 2018 the EU Regulation 2016/679, better known as the General Data Protection Regulation and, even more, with the acronym GDPR became immediately applicable in all the Member States. A document that heavily impacts on the treatment and free circulation of personal data. Reading Time: 4 Minutes What is on this page?

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