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WEBINAR EVENT: 29 April 2020 at 12.30pm – Furlough: What you need to know

As a result of the uncertainty produced by the COVID-19 lockdown, many employers and employees are in need of advice about their rights when faced with furlough. As part of 10KBW’s new free ‘Wednesday Webinar’ Series, Matt Jackson will be hosting a free talk on all you need to know about the furlough process. Find…

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Alexander Swain interviewed for ‘Get Legally Speaking’ podcast

On 3rd March 2020 Alexander Swain, head of the 10KBW immigration team, was a guest on the popular ‘Get Legally Speaking’ podcast. Hosted by Hatti Suvari, Alexander answered a number of wide raging questions on current immigration law. To listen to the podcast please visit www.getlegallyspeaking.com.

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Important Notice: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

10 King’s Bench Walk Chambers remains open for business. In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) illness, 10 King’s Bench Walk Chambers have introduced temporary precautions to ensure that, in so far as we can, we minimize the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on our business and to protect the health and safety of our members,…

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Court of Appeal grants Emma Harris permission to appeal and finds it arguable that the Secretary of State for the Home Department breached her duty under Article 22 of the Procedures Directive

Ms Harris’s client (the Appellant) is a Sri Lankan national who had claimed asylum in the UK on the basis of his fear of the Sri Lankan authorities because of his previous association with the Tamil Tigers or “LTTE”. Although the Sri Lankan civil war ended in 2009, it is known and accepted by the…

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Akinyemi v Secretary of State for the Home Department (No 2): the public interest in deporting foreign national offenders

Rudolph Spurling analyses the recent Court of Appeal case of Akinyemi v Secretary of State for the Home Department (No 2) [2019] EWCA Civ 2098. Introduction This was an appeal by a foreign national offender against the Secretary of State’s decision to make a deportation order against him because of his criminal record. In recent…

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Upper Tribunal grants Amarjit Seehra’s client permission to bring judicial review

The Upper Tribunal has granted Amarjit Seehra‘s client permission to bring judicial review proceedings against the Secretary of State for the Home Department after she made the decision to refuse the client’s fresh claim on asylum and human rights grounds. The Upper Tribunal noted the low threshold in relation to arguability and also determined that…

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Nadeem Aullybocus represents former Senior Advisor to Prime Minister of Mauritius in long-running Aiding and Abetting case

Since October 2015, Nadeem Aullybocus has been Senior Defence Counsel to a former Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister of Mauritius. The Advisor has been charged with aiding and abetting the Chairman of the Mauritius Ports Authority. The Chairman is accused of taking bribes from a Dutch company called Boskalis International B.V, which specialises in…

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Mind over disciplinary matters – Supreme Court clarifies rules of attribution in unfair dismissal cases

The Supreme Court handed down judgment this morning in Royal Mail Group Limited v Jhuti [2019] UKSC 55 (press summary), a case in which Matt Jackson appeared as junior counsel for Ms Jhuti. Matt has represented her for the past two years. The Supreme Court’s decision was unanimous. Lord Wilson, with whom all the other…

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