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Indefinite Leave to Remain – Tax Return amended and no decision. What to do?

As a direct access immigration barrister this is one area of the law in which I have been bombarded with decisions where people have been refused leave to remain on the basis that they had previous informed the Home Office and HMRC of differing tax figures. I have won...

Removal Cancelled – less than 2 hours to spare and an unlawful detention claim in the offing?

An excellent result for the direct access immigration barrister, even though this case was through the excellent Zahab Jamali from Lawlane solicitors. In this case, the last of an amazing week, I was approached at the last minute with a request to get removal...

A fantastic week. 2 Permission hearings. 1 substantive. 1 Admin Review. 1 Removal cancelled – in 3 days

  The last week, which turned out to be a three day working week, was one of the most exciting, enjoyable and evocative weeks that I have had as a direct access immigration barrister, practising in London and England and Wales. I am proposing to write a series of...

Fresh claim under paragraph 353 of the Immigration Rules – do not give up

As a direct access immigration barrister I had an extremely positive result recently. I had a client who was a genuine Christian convert, I say genuine as there was no doubt given the wealth of evidence and the Secretary of State’s continued rejection of his...