Fresh articles on housing, immigration and costs

For those of you interested in civil, housing, immigration & costs law, please visit my publications page where I’ve uploaded […]

The awful truth about the detention of torture survivors in the UK

Torture survivors should not normally be detained by the Home Office. But the awful truth is that they are. Regularly.

the justice gap: New secret evidence rule in immigration tribunal lawful but should ‘almost never be used’

A version of my blog on the secret evidence rule in the Immigration Tribunal was kindly published by the justice gap. […]

Dear Theresa… an open email on the UK’s response to the Refugee Crisis

Date: 8 March 2016, 06:38 From: Benjamin Amunwa <bamunwa@36bedfordrow.co.uk>; To: Theresa May MP <mayt@parliament.uk>; Subject: Your first annual asylum strategy Dear […]

What a difference 2 days make…

  2 March 2016: UK Supreme Court finds Morrisons responsible for racist abuse by a rogue employee and conclude that employers may […]

Breaking: UK Supreme Court extends vicarious liability in landmark judgment

The Supreme Court have shaken up the law of vicarious liability (again) in Mr A M Mohamud (in substitution for Mr […]

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 […]