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WEB 1073 It’s all about the money: financial requirements of the rules for applications by partners (WEBINAR)

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At the end of the course participants should fully understand the financial requirements in Appendix FM and the related evidential requirements in Appendix FM-SE, and be equipped to handle a range of applications involving different financial circumstances. 

Topics will cover the requirements for partners and other family members under Appendix FM and Appendix FM-SE, including: 

  • Calculating level of income/savings required 
  • permitted sources of income 
  • specified evidence 
  • methods of calculating salaried employment, self-employment, non-employment income and cash savings
  • combining sources of income
  • adequate maintenance test
  • new rules on “other sources of income, financial support or funds in exceptional circumstances”
  • case studies


2nd March 2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Tutor details:
Nath Gbikpi, Islington Law Centre and Diana Baxter, Wesley Gryk Solicitors
Tutor biographies:

Nath Gbikpi is a solicitor at Islington Law Centre. Her practice covers a wide range of immigration, asylum and nationality law, with particular emphasis on applications based on partnership, family and private life; asylum on the basis of sexual identity; and the rights of Europeans and their family members. Nath also volunteers for Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre and UKLGIG; writes regularly for Free Movement; and is a JCWI trustee.

Diana Baxter is a Partner at Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP, a leading UK immigration firm.  Diana’s legal practice covers a broad spectrum of UK immigration, asylum and nationality law, with particular expertise in cases involving children and young people, and complex nationality law.

Over recent years, Diana has been an ILPA tutor for courses Nationality Law is Fun and Appendix FM: It’s All About the Money, and she spoke on Article 8 applications post MM & Ors at ILPA’s inaugural Family Law Conference in 2018.

Concessionary Training Prices: £50
Member Training Prices: £100
Non Member Training Prices: £180
CPD Hours:
Aim of Course:

To provide an overview of the financial requirements for partner-based applications (5 year track) for entry clearance and leave to remain made under Appendices FM and FMSE, and to explore in detail aspects of those rules.

Spaces Left:
The session is aimed at those who are already practising in this area, and will assume working knowledge of the structure of Appendix FM within the immigration rules.
Webinar with case studies and written notes and materials