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Small world – happy clients

As a direct access immigration barrister based in London the world can often seem a small place, either Taylor House or Hatton Cross coupled with the Upper Tribunal and the Higher Courts and seeing clients in chambers. However today while in the back of a black taxi I...

Entry Clearance Applications

I have had a couple of ECO appeals allowed only to have them followed up by appeals by the Secretary of State, both appeals failed and the clients will now be issued with visas, which as a direct access immigration barrister practising in London is quite a relief. The...

2 Injunctions granted

As a direct access barrister based in London practising almost solely in Immigration Law there is nothing more challenging nor rewarding than getting an immigration injunction preventing removal from the United Kingdom.  On Thursday of this week I was progressing...

Grenfell Tower 12 month amnesty – breaking news

As a direct access immigration barrister it is rare that the Home Office do acts of a generous or humane nature. However this week the Home Office this week published a new policy setting out the terms of a 12 month immigration “amnesty” for survivors of the Grenfell...