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Notable Cases - public Law


PK (Ghana) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 98

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Wong v Basfar 2206477/2018

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AYZ v The Home Office [2018] EWHC 2914 (QB)

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K and AM v SSHD [2018] EWHC 2951

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R (AA) v SSHD and National Probation Service [2018] EWHC 1739 (Admin)

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Inquest of Ellie Butler, 10 April 2018

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R (on the application of FT) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] UKUT 331(IAC)

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R (Gabor) v SSHD (Reg 29AA: interpretation) [2017] UKUT 00287

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SG (by her litigation friend the Official Solicitor) v London Borough of Haringey [2017] EWCA Civ 322

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London Borough of Croydon v Y [2016] EWCA Civ 398.

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R (on the application of Gomes) v SSHD [2016] EWCA Civ 373

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AXD v The Home Office [2016] EWHC 1133 (QB)

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AXD v The Home Office [2016] EWHC 1617 (QB)

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XB v SSHD [2015] EWHC 2557 (Admin)

 

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R (on the application of Rahman) [2014] EWHC 1640 (Admin)

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R (Atamewan) v SSHD [2013] EWHC 2727 (Admin)

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R (Simon Ebunji Andukwa) v Secretary of State for Justice [2014] EWHC 3988 (QB)

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AD v The Home Office [2015] EWHC 663 (QB)

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R (SG) v Haringey LBC [2015] EWHC 2579 (Admin)

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R (on the application of Gally) [2012] EWHC 2415 (Admin)

The Secretary of State was found to have erred in deciding that the claimant was a national of a European Economic Area state for the purpose of refusing his application for accommodation under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 s.4(1)(c) in circumstances where they had put the fact that his EEA nationality was unproven in issue in the immigration tribunal, to preclude his ability to rely on the protection from deportation afforded by the  Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006

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R (on the application of Ruhul Anam) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (no.2) [2012] EWHC 1770 (Admin)

This case involved the detention of someone with serious mental health problems for over 4 years. We successfully reopened a Court of Appeal decision.

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R (AM) v SSHD [2012] EWCA Civ 521

A successful challenge to detention under immigration powers by a victim of torture which also created certainty over the meaning of ‘independent evidence of torture

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AMM and others (conflict; humanitarian crisis; returnees; FGM) Somalia CG [2011] UKUT 00445 (IAC)

This case established that Mogadishu and much of southern Somalia was not safe and that people should not be returned. As part of this case we travelled to Nairobi to obtain evidence from international organisations, charities and key members of Somali civil society. Much was anonymous because the sources feared for the safety of their workers in Somalia. The Tribunal found this evidence compelling.

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SW (lesbians – HJ and HT applied) Jamaica CG [2011] UKUT 00251(IAC)

This case established that women from Jamaica perceived as being a lesbian would face a general risk of persecution if returned and were refugees. The case made it clear that they should not have to hide their sexuality to avoid harm.

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R (T) v SSHD [2011] EWHC 370 (Admin)

A successful challenge to detention under immigration powers by an extremely vulnerable adult with HIV related dementia whose health had deteriorated dramatically whilst detained;


MC (Algeria) v SSHD [2010] EWCA Civ 347, [2010] All ER (D) 29

A challenge to the detention under immigration powers of a long term detained Algerian national suffering from serious mental disorder which also considered the lawfulness of detaining animmigration detainee in prison and having to share a cell with a person serving a criminal sentence.


R (I & Ors) v SSHD [2010] EWCA Civ 727

A successful challenge to the detention and separation of a father and his children under immigration powers and findings against the Secretary of State for their “tardy disclosure of highly relevant documents and failure throughout to file any evidence whatever in relation to the serious allegation of unlawful detention”

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