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Clearly unfounded human rights claim? How to avoid falling into this trap and the cost of getting out of it

The new Immigration Act 2014 promised much, indeed in my last post, I have commented on the benefits it offers to those with viable article 8 claims, and as a direct access immigration barrister I have had some good successes as a result of this new piece of...

LJ Beatson grants permission to appeal based on interpretation of s.117A – D of the 2002 Act

As a direct access immigration barrister it is always a huge relief when the Higher Court, whether that be the Upper Tribunal or the Administrative Court grants permission to appeal / apply for judicial review. Today was an excellent day in that permission was granted...

Visit visa appeal won on Article 8 grounds – Mostafa (Article 8 in Entry Clearance) [2015] UKUT 00112 (IAC)

I am often asked to advise on visit visa appeals in my work as a direct access immigration barrister. As an immigration lawyer I have seen over the years the Secretary of State cut the number and nature of appeals not only in country but also abroad. Indeed a couple...