Tag: Legal profession

No wasted costs orders against HOPOs* in the Immigration Tribunal

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.

Grenfell fire inquiry Judge engages, despite controversy over past judgment

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?

Sorry. Your Tribunal is running behind schedule. We hope it’ll be ready soon, but until then, you’ll just have to wait…

The massive backlog at the Immigration and Asylum Tribunal just got even bigger, according to recent government statistics.

It’s Law mostly’s first birthday this week! Here’s 12 months of blogging at a glance

This year was dominated by political crises, legal scandals and government failure. Here’s how I blogged it. And why.

I’m supposed to be on holiday. So what am I doing writing this?

La Concha, Spain. A post shared by Ben Amunwa (@benamunwa) on Sep 6, 2016 at 5:13am PDT   I’m away […]

Why aren’t you naming the businesses behind Brexit legal challenge?

Arguably the most important constitutional legal case in living memory is being supported by unnamed businesses, individuals and business persons. […]

Balancing act: how it went, in words and pictures

For those who missed it, here’s a run-down of our event on Tuesday evening (Balancing act: a 36 Immigration Forum on […]

What SEN lawyers can learn from the #bakersmall twitter scandal

I have a confession: I am a Special Educational Needs (‘SEN’) lawyer and I work mainly for local authorities. On occasion […]

5 tips to nail that pupillage* interview

It’s that time of year again and a few friends have asked me for advice on how to nail, ace […]