If your main reason for marrying is to secure an immigration advantage, you may find yourself in what lawyers call a “marriage of convenience”, with potentially serious legal consequences.
Claimants and Defendants in judicial review claims should be familiar with this new Court guide or they could face adverse costs consequences. In this post, Law mostly gives you a comparative analysis of the key changes from last year’s guide.
A powerful legal weapon, the Wasted Costs Order, cannot be used against Home Office employees if they behave improperly in the Immigration Tribunal, limiting the ways in which the government and its employees can be held accountable for their conduct in Tribunal proceedings.
The widespread use of ‘segregation’ to control persons detained by the Home Office is under the spotlight after a female asylum seeker won her court battle against the practice. A new Home Office policy has been published as a result.
In a stunning development, the UK Supreme Court has ruled that the government’s Employment Tribunal fees are unlawful and over £32 million in fees should now be paid back
New UK government powers seek to hold corporations to account for hiding their profits in offshore tax havens. Now the High Court has rejected energy giant Glencore’s legal challenge against a Diverted Profits Tax bill.
Allegations of bias are easily made but often harder to prove. A recent immigration case shows how such cases can succeed by applying well-established guidelines.
Inspectors condemn ‘unacceptable’ and ‘inhumane’ treatment of detainees at Heathrow Immigration Removal Centre
A report by independent inspectors appointed by the UK’s Minister for Immigration has made critical findings on the conditions for detainees at Heathrow removal centre
Public lawyers take note: the High Court has given its view on the power to grant permission to appeal following refusal of permission for judicial review after a hearing
Theresa May’s appointment of Sir Martin-Moore Bick to chair the inquiry into the tragic Grenfell fire has been criticised by some, but is such criticism justified?