Secret evidence in the Immigration Tribunal is lawful but dodgy, says High Court

Fair, open justice has deep roots in the English legal system. But the Immigration Act 2014 and other measures have […]

How not to do disclosure: a government lawyer’s guide 

The High Court has made scathing criticisms of government lawyers who failed to comply with their disclose obligations in a […]

A very long detention…

Grzegorz Machnikowski v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWHC 54 (Admin) This is a peculiar case. The […]

Event: Social Housing – Residential Property Possession Proceedings and Disrepair

28 January 2016, 5.30pm at 36 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4JH. Please come along if you can for a healthy […]

Litigants-in-person win claim to without prejudice privilege

Suh v Mace (UK) Limited [2016] EWCA Civ 4 Given the rising numbers of litigants-in-person in the civil justice system […]

Shelter London hub open day

Visitors to @shelter Hub open day v happy to hear about all the services #shelter provide across London! pic.twitter.com/yf5tjty7rB — […]

Who bears the burden of proving a sham marriage?

Initially, the Secretary of State, according to the Court of Appeal in Luciara Machado Rosa v SSHD [2016] EWCA Civ […]

What are the issues in Carneiro v Chelsea?

[UPDATE: 7 June 2016 -José Mourinho has now admitted using the words ‘daughter of a whore’ when Dr Carneiro entered the […]

The new offence of ‘controlling or coercive behaviour’

From 29 December 2015, a person who repeatedly controls or coerces another in the context of a domestic relationship may […]

Blurred lines? Deportation of EU citizens under the EEA regulations

Case summary: Secretary of State for the Home Department v Jacek Straszewski and Darius Kersys [2015] EWCA Civ 1245  [Disclaimer: I […]