Navigating the new normal

Coronavirus pandemic: Chetal Patel answers immigration FAQs for Thomson Reuters Practical Law


All content on this page is correct as of April 16, 2020

Chetal Patel, partner, has contributed an explainer to Thomson Reuters Practical Law portal on what COVID-19 means for the UK’s immigration system, and what pitfalls organisations need to avoid in this turbulent environment.

In her piece Chetal addresses questions relating to the following topics:

  • How to respond if you’re a visa holders in the UK
  • Applying for a visa outside the UK
  • Right to work checks
  • Tier 2 sponsored workers
  • NHS workers
  • Tier 1 (entrepreneur) visas

This guide provides comprehensive guidance on what’s happening in an area of the law which continues to experience significant changes, even during the coronavirus pandemic.

Want to check out more of Chetal’s guidance on these topics? You can find her article Chetal’s on Thomson Reuters’ page here.


This information is necessarily of a general nature and doesn’t constitute legal advice. This is not a substitute for formal legal advice, given in the context of full information under an engagement with Bates Wells.

All content on this page is correct as of April 16, 2020.

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