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Jacqueline Moore

Jacqueline Moore

Head of Immigraton

Expertise

  • Employment
  • Private Client

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Profile
An accredited Law Society of Scotland specialist in Immigration law, Jacqueline has practiced in immigration law for over 18 years. This experience covers both personal and business immigration. She considers any immigration problem from a 360 degree angle due to the depth and breadth of my experience. Through very regular appearance work at both tiers of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber, she has gained a reputation as being a skilful advocate with a very high success rate. In terms of the superior courts, Jacqueline has been the instructing solicitor in a number of reported cases, including Vikram Foods Glasgow Ltd v Secretary of State for the Home Department, 2016 SLT 902. This case was the first successful challenge in the UK to refusal of a Sponsor licence. Jacqueline has particular expertise on Right to Work issues and works closely alongside our employment team to provide joined up advice to HR professionals and HR Managers on areas where immigration/employment law overlap, for example on right to work issues and recruitment practices. Currently, she acts for a number of University clients, advising them on a wide range of immigration issues, including Sponsor compliance (Tier 2 and Tier 5), Brexit related issues and non PBS routes.
Areas of Practice

Employment | Private Client

Articles

How the Surinder Singh UK Immigration Route Can Help Families Returning from the EU after Brexit
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2021

In this article first published by The Federation of European Independent Financial Advisers, Jacqueline Moore, Head of Immigration, explains a time-limited opportunity for certain family members of British citizens to utilise a route known as “Surinder Singh”. Prior to Brexit, European free movement allowed British citizens to live and work in the EU without restrictions...

A Farmer's Guide to the EU Settlement Scheme and Skilled Worker Visas
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2021

Free movement of workers from the European Economic Area (EEA) was ended by Brexit and the UK Government introduced the EU Settlement Scheme to bridge the gap between the UK’s two immigrations systems of those coming from the EEA, and those coming to the UK from outwith the EEEA. The EU Settlement Scheme is a mechanism for any EEA citizen who lived in the UK before 31 December 2020 to remain lawfully in the UK...

How the Surinder Singh UK Immigration Route Can Help Families Returning from the EU after Brexit
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2021

In this article first published by The Federation of European Independent Financial Advisers, Jacqueline Moore, Head of Immigration, explains a time-limited opportunity for certain family members of British citizens to utilise a route known as “Surinder Singh”. Prior to Brexit, European free movement allowed British citizens to live and work in the EU without restrictions...

Additional Articles

18.SEP.2018
The MAC report: what businesses need to be aware of
Recommendations set out in Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report will prove challenging for businesses reliant on low-skilled labour.

06.SEP.2018
Increasing availability of farmland to new entrants
An update on the James Hutton Institute report that identified various models to increase the availability of farmland to new entrants.

05.SEP.2018
Brexit Bulletin: what does a ‘no-deal’ Brexit mean for CAP payments?
The UK Government has released the first 25 of an expected 84 technical notices outlining what and who would be affected in a no-deal Brexit scenario. We take a look at what a ‘no-deal’ Brexit means for Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments.


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