Category: Human rights

Supreme Court shakes up immigration law on the rights of settled children ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

Full analysis of this landmark judgment sets out fresh guidance for immigration cases on the law of children’s best interests, and the extent to which parental misconduct can be considered in human rights claims involving settled children.

Free resources on the rights of settled children ahead of landmark Supreme Court case

The UK Supreme Court case of KO (Nigeria) is expected to bring further clarity to immigration cases that involve the removal of parents of children who are settled in the UK. Here are some resources on the topic.

This is what lawyers need to do when alleging that a Judge is biased

Allegations of bias are easily made but hard to prove. Two recent Upper Tribunal cases have discussed the duty of advocates to raise issues of procedural unfairness as and when they occur.

Did they really say that?? ๐Ÿค Professionals, regulators and social media misuse

A barrister sanctioned for broadcasting serious allegations and sending inappropriate private messages on LinkedIn has won a High Court appeal against his sanction, reducing his period of suspension from professional practice.

Vulnerable EEA national unlawfully detained by the Home Office, High Court rules

The Home Office unlawfully detained an EEA national who spent over a year in immigration detention, after it emerged that there was no ‘realistic prospect of deporting the claimant within a reasonable period’.

Bonus content: free training slides on migrant worker discimination ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

View exclusive training slides on basic employment rights, the gig economy, the hostile environment and modern slavery, as part of a national public legal education project.

Unrolled twitter thread of interview on trafficking claims with ATLEU๐Ÿ“น

Read this twitter thread with a breakdown of the key points from an interview with trafficking expert, Jamila from ATLEU. Anyone interested in modern slavery and employment claims should find this useful.

New video interview on trafficking claims with Jamila from ATLEU๐Ÿ“น

Watch an exclusive interview with an expert legal aid lawyer on how victims of trafficking and modern slavery can achieve redress through the law.

It’s packed with practical insights on litigation in UK courts and tribunals and real-life success stories. Essential viewing.

Changes to time limits for seeking permission to appeal to the Upper Tribunal

Lawyers should ensure that their clients are not caught out by quiet amendments to the First-tier Tribunal procedure rules, that make an already tight deadline for permission to appeal applications even tighter in immigration and asylum cases.

New ebook: Supporting Migrant Workers

Download your free employment and immigration law ebook, which includes a detailed guide to migrant workers’ rights, the gig economy and modern slavery claims.