Room 228 News
Here are our latest announcements and newsletters
The dos and don’ts of the office Christmas party
Santa STILL says "No No No" at this 2nd socially-distanced COVID office Christmas party!Read more
bowers.law partner Kevin Bowers recently returned to Hong Kong from the USA and shares his Top Tips for surviving (enduring) the covid-screening at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and mandatory 21-day Hong Kong hotel quarantine when arriving into Hong Kong from a high-risk designated covid country.Read more
There is more to the UK than England
Are you considering relocating to the UK? Do you want to explore property and education options across different locations, but not sure where to start?Read more
Is your employer considering seconding you to the UK?
Are you currently in talks with your employer about a secondment to the UK? Do you have concerns about how to make things work for your family? Would you like to understand both your short and longer term options?Read more
bowers.law UK-based immigration consultant, Antonia Grant summarises recent UK Government policy guidance to UK local authorities which will be of interest to BNO citizens relocating to the UK in need of financial assistance.Read more
Relocating to the UK – The Tier 1 Investor Visa Option
In this Room 228 Newsletter we feature the UK Tier 1 Investor Visa.Read more
If something seems too good to be true, it probably is !
In this latest edition of our Room 228 Newsletter, we analyse a recent case in which the title of this Newsletter are the exact words used by the High Court Judge in the opening paragraph of his Judgment.Read more
UK remains in the top 5 desirable countries for relocation
Let GOHK2UK create a smooth seamless relocation experience designed just for you!Read more
Don’t be a victim of a Rom-Con…If it looks too good to be true, it almost certainly is!
Let's look at the increasing phenomenon of romantic scams (Rom-Cons), and our Top Tips to avoid it!Read more
Government makes further changes to Immigration Rules for BN(O) Nationals
bowers.law UK Immigration Consultant, Antonia Grant quoted in the South China Morning Post on the UK Government's most recent Statement of Changes to the UK Immigration Rules, including further changes to the BN(O) visa route for Hong Kong BN(O) citizens.Read more
bowers.law supports International Women’s Day 2021
In support of International Women's Day, the bowers.law team remind everyone (especially Hong Kong lawyers) of its July 2020 Room 228 Newsletter (bowers.law advises Snoopy on how to write a letter!)Read more
Let’s Talk Bitcoin
For this latest Room 228 Newsletter the bowers.law team decided to take a closer look at Bitcoin, the technology and ideas powering the cryptocurrency revolution.Read more
bowers.law provides construction legal services!
The firm is pleased to announce the launch of construction legal services with Shalean Sen joining as a ConsultantRead more
UK BN(O) Visa – Eligibility, Applying with Confidence (and in Confidence), and What to Expect During the Process
As the UK Government rolls out more information about the BN(O) visa category and the application process, many applicants are finding that the information they need for their own specific circumstances is simply unavailable.Read more
The UK’s new BN(O) Visa category is now open for applications
On the 31 January, the UK Government opened the new visa category for British National (Overseas) Citizens. Applications are now being accepted online.Read more
COVID-19 Vaccination – Can my employer make me take it?
In this Room 228 Newsletter we look at the knotty issue of whether employers can require their employees to be injected with one of the certified COVID-19 vaccines…a difficult one!Read more
I’m a victim of an email bank fraud, please help me to get my money back!
In this latest Room 228 Newsletter we look at the legal tools which we use to try to help (usually overseas) victims of e-fraud retrieve the money which fraudsters have (usually all too easily) stolen from them.Read more