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Human Rights Applications

If you require assistance with a Human Rights Application then Blacks Solicitors’ specialist Immigration team can help.

Our Human Rights are set out in an international treaty named the ‘European Convention on Human Rights’ and these rights are brought into British law through the Human Rights Act.

In terms of immigration, individuals will often seek to rely on their right to a private and family life, under Article 8 of the Convention.

The Government has tried to bring Article 8 cases into the Immigration Rules, through various immigration categories, such as Appendix FM. However, in reality there remain many scenarios when an individual will have a reasonable basis to stay in the UK, based on their Article 8 rights, and yet their situation doesn’t neatly fit into any category.

In these circumstances, an Application might have to be made ‘outside of the Rules’ and under Article 8 of the Convention and Blacks’ Immigration team are particularly skilled at handling these types of complex cases.


For more information about Human Rights Applications, or for a free no obligation discussion, please email or call Blacks’ Immigration team today on 0113 322 2842.

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