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

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

16 Jan, 2020
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...
Upper Tribunal grants Amarjit Seehra’s client permission to bring judicial review

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

13 Dec, 2019
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...
Nadeem Aullybocus represents former Senior Advisor to Prime Minister of Mauritius in long-running Aiding and Abetting case

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

2 Dec, 2019
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...
Mind over disciplinary matters – Supreme Court clarifies rules of attribution in unfair dismissal cases

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

27 Nov, 2019
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,...
Rehana Popal wins Barrister of the Year Award at the 2019 Inspirational Women in Law Awards

Rehana Popal wins Barrister of the Year Award at the 2019 Inspirational Women in Law Awards

20 Nov, 2019
10KBW Chambers is delighted to announce that Rehana Popal was chosen as the 2019 ‘Barrister of the Year’. The award was presented at the First 100 Years ‘Inspirational Women in Law’ Awards on 19 November 2019 at a special awards ceremony at London County Hall. The Inspirational Women in Law...
The Upper Tribunal considers whether death or torture is the “greater harm”

The Upper Tribunal considers whether death or torture is the “greater harm”

15 Nov, 2019
Emma Harris appeared for the asylum claimant in this unusual appeal by the Home Office in which the Home Office was forced to agree that in order for their appeal to succeed they would have to argue that death is a “greater harm” than torture and that a person could...
Court of Appeal grants Sara Anzani permission to appeal in 20 year route private life case

Court of Appeal grants Sara Anzani permission to appeal in 20 year route private life case

13 Nov, 2019
The Court of Appeal has granted Sara Anzani permission to appeal in a long running immigration law private life case. Sara, instructed by Nag Law, represents a client who qualified for Indefinite Leave to Remain under the 20 year route. The Court of Appeal has granted permission on two grounds:...
James Bogle succeeds in contempt proceedings in the High Court acting for the Claimants

James Bogle succeeds in contempt proceedings in the High Court acting for the Claimants

8 Oct, 2019
James Bogle, senior civil practitioner at 10 King's Bench Walk, succeeded in contempt proceedings in a commercial case in the High Court acting for the Claimants, led by Mark Heywood QC of 5 King's Bench Walk. The Respondent was found in breach of five court orders restraining, among other things,...
Ian Beeby Called to the Bar of Ireland

Ian Beeby Called to the Bar of Ireland

25 Jul, 2019
Chambers congratulates Ian Beeby on being called to the Bar of Ireland. Ian is now authorised to receive instructions and appear at hearings in Irish courts at every level.
Robert Parkin appears in Court of Appeal case on immigration appeal rights

Robert Parkin appears in Court of Appeal case on immigration appeal rights

19 Jul, 2019
Robert acted for the Claimant in the Court of Appeal challenging a decision by the First Tier Tribunal striking out an appeal against a decision of the Secretary of State refusing his Article 8 claim for lack of jurisdiction. The Claimant had made an out-of-time human rights claim no right...
Emma Harris Has Findings of Deception Set Aside in the Upper Tribunal

Emma Harris Has Findings of Deception Set Aside in the Upper Tribunal

5 Jul, 2019
Emma Harris this week successfully had set aside and remade in the Appellant’s favour, the decision of a First-Tier Tribunal Judge who had wrongly found as a matter of fact that, as both parents of a child were Indian Nationals, it followed automatically that the two children born in the...
First-Tier Success for Emma Harris on behalf of an Adult Dependent Relative

First-Tier Success for Emma Harris on behalf of an Adult Dependent Relative

4 Jul, 2019
An elderly Adult Dependent Relative represented by Emma Harris, instructed by Nag Law Solicitors, has been successful in her appeal against the refusal of her claim to join her son in the UK. In this case, perhaps unusually, it was possible to show that although the Appellant’s sponsor was capable...
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