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Keys areas of work undertaken include:
To qualify for an extension of stay under this category, an applicant must meet the relationship, suitability and the immigration status requirements under Appendix FM plus the following requirements under section EX1:
To qualify for an extension of stay under this category of the Immigration Rules, an applicant must have made a valid application and fulfil the suitability requirements. In addition, the applicant must show they:
Applicants who fall outside the ambit of the family life provision under Section EX 1 Appendix FM and the private life provision under Paragraph 276 ADE of the Immigration Rules may be able to apply for leave to remain outside the Immigration Rules under the Human Rights Act 1998.
Article 8 applications for leave outside the Immigration Rules are based on domestic case law established by the UK Courts and by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. These are generally complex applications, as expert knowledge of a whole range of law, including Strasbourg and domestic case law, administrative law, EU law, the Immigration Rules as well as the Home Office Policies and Guidance are required. We carry out a detailed assessment in every case to determine whether there are arguable merits in proceeding with an application. Clients will be advised of the risks that an application may encounter.
The government takes the view that Section EX Appendix FM and Paragraph 276 ADE of the Immigration Rules reflect fully the UK’s obligations under Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights in most cases. The inter-relationship between Section EX1 and Paragraph 276 ADE of the Immigration Rules and the case law under the Human Rights Act 1998 is complex, and is a subject of continuous litigation.
We have considerable experience in dealing with Zimbabwean cases, which ties in with our expertise in human rights applications and appeals.
Just Immigration Solicitors are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (No 487202)