The Law Society has warned many EU citizens are unaware they must apply by 30 June

The Law Society has warned many vulnerable EU citizens may lose essential rights at midnight on 30 June if immediate action is not taken, as the settled status application deadline draws nearer.

The majority of EU citizens are required to apply for settled status by 30 June; however, the Law Society has said many EU citizens are unaware of the need to apply or mistakenly believe they are not required to.

The Law Society said solicitors have reported many of their clients who are eligible, are unaware they need to register under the scheme, which is indicative of a wider issue.

This is a particular issue with the most vulnerable of individuals – the elderly, children and young people in care, homeless people a...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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