Independent Immigration Status for Victims of Domestic Violence

We are often consulted by persons who are in the unfortunate position of being the victim of domestic violence and who wish to leave their relationship but fear that their immigration status…



The area of Irish naturalisation law and policy has dramatically altered in the last number of years. Applications are approved subject to the Minister’s ‘absolute discretion’. The Courts…


Improvements made to Work Permit Scheme

The Department of Jobs Enterprise and Innovation has announced improvements to the work permit scheme.Most usefully, anyone legally residing in the state can apply for a permit for any position…


EU Treaty rights – retention in the case of divorce or separation

We are frequently asked to advise clients on their position where they obtained a permission to remain in the State based on their marriage to an EAA national and that relationship has irretrievably…


Visa Refusal Overturned

Our client is a UK national living in Ireland whose partner lived in Africa. The parties weren’t married which made it difficult to establish that the partner was a family member within…


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