News Articles

  • March 2024 – Immigration law update – extended processing times
        ISLE OF MAN IMMIGRATION UPDATE: The Isle of Man Immigration office has updated the processing times. Processing times as of March 2024: All Health & Care visa applications* – 7 business days Entry Clearance* – 75 business days (from receipt of application from UKVI) Further and Indefinite Leave to Remain – 90 business […]
  • Fundraising for Victim Support Isle of Man – 9 February 2024
          Today we are showing our support for Victim Support Isle of Man by taking part in their Dress in Yellow Day and fundraising for their charity.    
  • Raising money for Isle of Play
          Christmas Jumper Day, 22 December 2023 – we recently wore our Christmas jumpers and raised money for the great local charity Isle of Play who provide opportunities for all children on the Island. Thank you to all the staff who donated.
  • Christmas opening hours
        Our office will be closing at 5pm on Friday 22 December 2023 and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2024. Season’s greetings from all the Team.    
  • Office closing early on Friday 8 December 2023
       
  • Book-ended immigration leave – the final word from the Supreme Court?
      Supreme Court dismisses appeals concerning overstaying and continuous lawful residence requirement for ILR on basis of long residence R (on the application of Afzal) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) [2023] UKSC 46. Read full judgment here If you are not an immigration geek then you may want to skate […]
  • “Migrant labour exploitation risks turning into a national crisis, unless changes are urgently made to the immigration and labour enforcement system”
        “Migrant labour exploitation risks turning into a national crisis, unless changes are urgently made to the immigration and labour enforcement system”. That powerful statement was made in a report by the Work Rights Centre following its investigation into the UK work visa system.  Do we in the Isle of Man need to be […]
  • BridsonHalsall Paralegal qualifies as Fellow of CILEX
      BridsonHalsall Paralegal qualifies as Fellow of CILEX Evija Roberts – a Paralegal at Isle of Man-based international law practice BridsonHalsall – has qualified as a Fellow of CILEX (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives). CILEX is a leading organisation which creates accessible opportunities to build careers in the legal profession. Evija, who joined BridsonHalsall in […]
  • Emily Brennan called to the Manx Bar
      Emily Brennan called to the Manx Bar Leading international law practice BridsonHalsall now has another fully qualified Manx Advocate. Emily Brennan was recently sworn in by His Honour First Deemster Andrew Corlett. Emily moved from the Isle of Man to England to pursue her legal studies. After graduating from Sheffield Hallam University in 2018 […]
  • Q&A with Emily Brennan
      Q&A with Emily Brennan Experience at BridsonHalsall I have had a great experience training at BridsonHalsall. Over the past year I have learned so much from my colleagues and been given exposure to a wide range of areas of law which has allowed me to decide what I would like to practice in. When […]
  • Media Statement regarding Dr Rosalind Ranson
        On behalf of BridsonHalsall we congratulate our client Dr Rosalind Ranson on her brave and successful fight for justice following her unfair dismissal by DHSC. The Isle of Man was extremely lucky to have Dr Ranson in post as Medical Director just before the covid pandemic began. The Tribunal noted the high degree […]
  • Why the Isle of Man?
      Why the Isle of Man? An internationally connected, innovative, tech-focused business centre – combined with a relaxed, and secure lifestyle. For more than four decades those USPs have underpinned the Island’s success as the preferred home for global businesses and internationally mobile HNWIs. It’s unique ability to find the perfect balance between a fast […]
  • Can I come to the Isle of Man from South Africa and run my own business?
    Can I come to the Isle of Man from South Africa and run my own business? The simple answer to that question is – Yes! The Isle of Man is a great place to start and run a business. It offers an attractive tax and business environment, well regulated financial system, long-standing reputation for excellent […]
  • Moving from SA to IOM: How BridsonHalsall can help you
      Moving from SA to IOM: How we can help you Whether it’s you and your partner, family or business, crossing continents to relocate somewhere new may seem daunting. As with anywhere else, the Isle of Man has some bureaucracy regarding immigration. Even though you will find the authorities to be a lot more pragmatic […]
  • Family trees may bear fruit
      Our Head of Immigration, Maria Bridson, discusses the opportunities to migrate to the Isle of Man if you or your spouse has British ancestry, or in some cases if you have a grandparent with Irish ancestry. Usually the first question I ask people who are exploring their options to move to the Isle of […]
  • Claire Clampton promoted to board of Directors
      Claire Clampton promoted to board of Directors BridsonHalsall are delighted to announce the promotion of Claire Clampton to its board of Directors. Claire joined the firm in 2020 having qualified as an Advocate in 2015.  Claire specialises in family law including handling divorces, child contact, residence and maintenance issues.  She has significant experience in […]
  • Fundraiser – Victim Support Isle of Man
    Fundraiser – Victim Support Isle of Man       Today we are showing our support for Victim Support Isle of Man by fundraising for their charity and taking part in their Dress in Yellow Day. Visit the link to donate to Victim Support Isle of Man.
  • Increased Prices for Isle of Man Passports
      Increased Prices for Isle of Man Passports   To lift the gloom of January many people start thinking about booking their holidays to escape to the sun.  The UK recently announced that passport fee increases will come into force for all passport applications made from 2 February 2023. The Isle of Man Passport Office […]
  • Victoria Kinrade admitted to the Isle of Man Bar
    Victoria Kinrade admitted to the Isle of Man Bar BridsonHalsall is delighted to announce the admission of Victoria Kinrade to the Isle of Man Bar. Victoria was sworn in as an Isle of Man Advocate by the First Deemster on 21 December 2022. Victoria joined BridsonHalsall in 2020 as a Trainee Advocate assisting our legal […]
  • Season’s Greetings from BridsonHalsall
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