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Upper Tribunal Judge allows appeal outright in Court. Father does not lose children

As a direct access immigration barrister who has been practising in this field on both sides since 1999 there is nothing more rewarding than the Court allowing an appeal outright, i.e. no more appeals or hearings, in Court. This is what happened yesterday, in a case...

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...

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...