John Cahill

John is a highly-practiced senior immigration lawyer based in Liverpool.

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The EU Settlement Scheme: One Lawyer’s Take

Following the UK’s departure from the European Union, EU nationals living in the UK will have to apply for either Settled Status or Pre-Settled Status before 30 June 2021 if they wish to continue living here after that date. This requirement came as...

Is Your Marriage Valid?

If you are applying for entry clearance or leave to remain as a spouse under Appendix FM you will, naturally, need to be married to your partner. The question of whether your marriage is valid should normally be a straightforward one, however, past...

Boris Johnson’s (Not So) Good Character

Dealing with an application for naturalisation as a British citizen recently for one of my clients which presented some issues relating to Good Character, I was struck by a largely unnoticed but rather revealing snippet regarding the Prime Minister...