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Emma Harris obtains permission to Judicially Review a fresh claim decision on “Insurmountable Obstacles”

Emma Harris, appearing in the Upper Tribunal, today obtained permission to judicially review the decision of the Secretary of State to refuse her client leave to remain in the UK with his British partner. She successfully persuaded the Judge that it was arguable that it could be an insurmountable obstacle to the family life of…

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Emma Harris, led by Sarabjit Singh QC, appeared in reported case establishing that a British Overseas Citizen is Stateless

Emma Harris, led by Sarabjit Singh QC of 1 Crown Office Row and instructed by Barnes, Harrild & Dyer Solicitors, appeared in the recently reported case of Teh v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 1586 (Admin) in which it was successfully argued that British Overseas Citizens (“BOCs”) holding no other nationality…

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Visit visa challenge success

The Secretary of State conceded a Judicial Review challenge drafted by Jonathan Martin instructed by Anthony Gold Solicitors in a case where a visit visa had been refused. This demonstrates that it is worth challenging poorly made decisions and the government’s lawyers will, where appropriate, accept that the challenge is well made.

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Jonathan Martin granted permission for Judicial Review

Jonathan Martin instructed by Samars Solicitors granted permission to seek Judicial Review in an unmarried partner case the Home Office decided was clearly unfounded.

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Jonathan Martin granted permission for Judicial Review

Jonathan Martin instructed by Biruntha Solicitors was granted Permission to apply for Judicial Review by Upper Tribunal Judge Smith in a case where the Applicant had put in a fresh claim in respect of his parental relationship with his French daughter and raising a Chikwamba argument in respect of his relationship with his wife.

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Jonathan Martin granted permission for Judicial Review

Jonathan Martin instructed by Nag Law got permission from the Upper Tribunal in a fresh claim Judicial Review where the main fresh evidence raises mental health and suicide risk issues.

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Jonathan Martin granted permission for Judicial Review

Jonathan Martin, instructed by M Q Hassan Solicitors, was granted permission in a Judicial Review matter by Mr Justice Edis in the Upper Tribunal where the issue is whether 3C leave continued after an appeal in the Court of Appeal was dismissed by Consent after it was agreed the Home Office would give 60 days…

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Amarjit Seehra granted permission for Judicial Review

Amarjit Seehra was granted permission in a Judicial Review matter brought by a Tier 2 Migrant after his sponsor lost their licence while his application was pending. The case seeks to distinguish R (oao Islam and Pathan) v SSHD [2017] UKUT 00369 IAC. Jonathan Martin had drafted the grounds and the pair were instructed by Indra Sebastian Solicitors.

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