About Us
Firm History & Expertise
City Legal is a multi award winning law firm specialising in UK Immigration Law, Wills & Estate Planning, Global Citizenship as well as providing Business, Education and HR Consultancy to both individual and corporate clients around the world.
Our Team
Meet the experts behind our success.
Accreditations & Awards
Check our credibility and reliability.
Reviews & Testimonials
View our client feedback from all sources.
Join our multi award-winning team.
Knowledge Hub
Quick and Easy access for relevant sources.
See informative videos on legal areas we cover.
See visual presentation of key information.
Digital information on different practice areas.
View engaging online events & presentations.
Get more Insights on our firm and services.
Learn more on recent events and latest updates.
Listen to our audio version of blog anywhere.
Success Stories
Get a more understanding of our past experience.
View All
HGV Food Drivers: Eligibility & Conditions
Temporary Visa Scheme for HGV Drivers & Poultry Workers
Immigration Rule Changes September 2021
Right to work checks changes from 01 September 2021
EU Settlement Scheme Deadline Fast Approaching.
Contact Us
Call Us
Speak with our award-winning team on 0330 058 3929 to learn more. Available Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Request a Call Back
Choose a convenient time and we will get in touch to discuss your enquiry. Available Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Chat with Us
Our expert legal team is available to answer your questions. Available Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Email Us
Please send us an email to enquiries@citylegalservices.co.uk and we will be in touch to discuss your legal matter.
22 Peterborough Road, Harrow, London, HA1 2BQ
Client Area
Client Portal
City Legal offer clients a dedicated portal to view and manage their transactions, accept estimates, pay invoices and get client account statements.
Manage Appointments
Already booked a Consultation? Log-in to your Appointment Dashboard and change or manage your bookings to suit your availability.
Document Management
Our clients can securely view, share and comment on documents online at any time via our dedicated document management portal linked to your matter.
Pay Legal Fees
We offer an online payment facility to our clients for the payment of Legal Fees or Client Invoices online by credit or debit card at no additional cost.
Book an Appointment

New international student immigration routes to open on 05 October 2020

On the 10 September 2020, the Home Office issued a Statement of Change to immigration rules introducing the new student and child student routes from 5 October 2020 as part of the government's commitment to introduce a new points-based immigration system.

Although the core purpose of the visa will remain the same, the student visa immigration rules are moved from the current Point Based System to the Appendix ST of the Immigration Rules bringing EEA nationals under the eligible applicants.

According to the Home Office Statement:

The new Student route improves on the previous Tier 4 route by making it more streamlined for sponsoring institutions and their students, creating clearer pathways for students, and ensuring the UK remains competitive in a changing global education market.

The new route will be continued to consider under points-based criteria to meet the eligibility requirements. A successful applicant must indeed score a total of 70 points from Study-Sponsorship, meeting Financial and English language requirement. The route now provides more flexibility and no longer require applicants to meet English and maintenance requirement if they have already evidenced those for their current leave. The eight-year time limit on studying courses at postgraduate level has also been removed. The new route also permits for an increased in-country switching between routes within the 'Points Based System'. There will be no limit on the number of international students who can come to the UK. 

The government is reportedly on track to launch its new points-based, post-Brexit immigration system on 1 January 2021 and has reaffirmed the launch of the Graduate route (post study) in the summer of 2021. For further information on the new Student Visa route, you may contact us at enquiries@citylegalservices.co.uk, or call us on 0330 058 3929.

Disclaimer: No material or information provided on this website should be construed as legal advice. Readers should always seek appropriate professional advice to resolve their Legal Matters.
About the Author

  Annamaria Zeka

Anna joined the firm in 2019, works as an Immigration Associate being regulated by the OISC at Level 1 and assist clients on all aspects of personal & business immigration to the UK.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram