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Sara Anzani granted permission in s.94 certification challenge

Upper Tribunal Judge Coker today granted permission in a Judicial Review claim challenging the decision of the SSHD to refuse and certify the asylum and human rights claim of the Applicant and her family under section 94 of the Nationality Immigration and Asylum Act 2002. Sara Anzani persuaded Judge Coker that it was arguable the…

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Amarjit Seehra granted permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has granted permission to appeal in a case where the Secretary of State for the Home Department deprived the Appellant of his British Citizenship.  The point of principle being argued is the effect of statelessness on deprivation under section 40(3) British Nationality Act 1981. Amarjit Seehra is instructed by BHD Solicitors.

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Jonathan Martin granted permission on the basis of contact ordered by the family court

Upper Tribunal Judge Perkins granted permission in a Judicial Review claim where Jonathan Martin had persuaded him it was arguable that the Home Office should not have certified as clearly unfounded the claim of a man who was seeking contact with his daughter. The Home Office had said his contact application was just trying to…

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Michael Murphy granted permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal

Michael Murphy has obtained permission from the Court of Appeal to appeal against a decision of the Secretary of State for the Home Department to certify a child’s human rights application. The child had made a human rights application when they were five years old, at which point the child did not meet paragraph 276ADE(1)(iv)…

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EEA deportation appeal allowed on the spot, 10KBW barrister Rudolph Spurling acts for the Appellant

The Appellant, an EEA national resident in the UK, is married to a national of a different EEA country.  He was convicted 12 times in 8 years for a total of 19 offenses, culminating in concurrent sentences of 2 years for conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and 1 year for assault occasioning actual bodily…

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Maria Gherman attends legal conferences in Pakistan

Maria Gherman was invited to attend legal conferences in Islamabad and Faisalabad by Farani Taylor Solicitors to speak on the fields of business immigration and citizenship by investment. Whilst in Islamabad, Maria was interviewed with the Pakistani Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Marriyum Aurangzeb, on national T.V. Maria was also welcomed to the…

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James Bogle in Commercial Court injunction success

October 23, 2015 Civil team leader, James Bogle, acting for the Claimants, succeeded in obtaining a freezing injunction over the Defendants’ assets in the sum of £Stg11 million. Ikon International (HK) Holdings Public Co Ltd v Ikon Finance Ltd and ors. High Court (QB Commercial Ct) [2015] EWHC 3088 (Comm) (Andrew Smith J). The claimant…

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10KBW Barristers Maria Gherman and Emma Harris Volunteer for Athens Legal Support Project

Emma Harris and Maria Gherman will be volunteering for the Athens Legal Support Project which provides support to asylum seekers in Greece as well as Greek lawyers handling their cases. Emma and Maria will be assisting as part of the remote support team, providing legal advice and support for the team in Athens. Maria will…

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