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Court of Appeal – substantive hearing – possible appeal to Supreme Court – no s.55 consideration

As a direct access immigration barrister practising out of London I am still regularly instructed by solicitors and very recently I was in the Court of Appeal doing a strange case. It was an “old style” article 8 case that plainly engaged article 8. The...

TOEIC / ETS update – more wins

As a direct access immigration barrister practising in London I have seen various trends in respect of judicial reviews (no right of appeals, what is a fresh claim etc – WM (DRC) [2006] EWCA 1496 finally laying that to rest) and appeals, from scarring on Tamils,...

JR no longer a bar to removal? Not if you move quickly. If you hang around you will find it much much harder

As a direct access immigration barrister practising in this field for over 17 years I have always proceeded on the basis that, subject to certain well published caveats that where a detained individual is facing detention and a JR claim is lodged then by virtue of...