Immigration News

New name, same great company!

With our outstanding success rate and focus on complex immigration cases, Richard Timpson solicitors and migration agents are certainly leading the way in immigration law. Having specialised in this practice successfully for five years we felt that it was time to update our name to more closely express our specialist service and future vision. We are excited to reveal our new name as, ‘Timpson Immigration Lawyers’. Here is our brand new logo!   The company will still operate as before with all contact details to remain the same.

457 Visa conditions drop to 60 days

There has been a lot of talk in the media this week about changes to 457 visas. Most importantly to 457 visa holders are the changes relating to Condition 8107. The condition regarding work restrictions. As you are probably aware, the work restriction comes into effect once a nomination/visa by an employer is approved. Once this happens, the 457 holder can only work for the nominating employer in the occupation which is specified in the nomination. There are only a few exceptions to this rule, like if the employee is employed as a general manager or medical practitioner and a couple of others. 
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