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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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Jonathan Martin granted permission for Judicial Review

Jonathan Martin, instructed by Clifford Solicitors, was granted permission in a Judicial Review matter by Lady Justice Gloster after the High Court had found the challenge had no merit. The substances of the challenge is a refusal to grant nationality on character grounds after the applicant entered illegally as a minor.

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Rudolph Spurling led by Sonali Naik in upcoming Country Guidance case on persecution risks for Kurdish Iranians

Refusing the appellant’s appeal in the First-tier Tribunal, the judge considered himself bound by the findings of the Upper Tribunal in the Country Guidance case of SSH and HR (illegal exit: failed asylum seeker) Iran CG [2016] UKUT 00308 (IAC).   In an error of law hearing in the Upper Tribunal, Rudolph persuaded Upper Tribunal Judge…

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