Tag: Public law

Private life vs public interest: when does integration defeat deportation from the UK?

Theshort but significant Court of Appeal judgment in Secretary of State for the Home Department v Kamara [2016] EWCA Civ 813 concerned […]

Home Office guidance on deportation of EEA nationals unlawful

The Home Office guidance (published on 20 October 2014) contained the wrong test. It is unlawful, imposes a higher test […]

How to apply UK Parliament’s new(ish) human rights framework

Even before Rhuppiah v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 803, lawyers and Judges have engaged […]

Teacher’s regulator acted outside its power in unlawful prosecutions

Teachers accused of unacceptable professional conduct are usually investigated by the regulator, the National College for Teaching and Leadership (‘NCTL’), and, if […]

Updated Home Office guidance on detention of pregnant women now available

Updated Home Office guidance (Chapters 46 to 62: of the Enforcement Instructions Guidance) is now available, covering immigration detention and enforcement. […]

the Justice Gap: Why not name the businesses behind Brexit legal challenge?

The Justice Gap blog have kindly published my piece about the Brexit legal challenge. You can read it here. The […]

Court of Appeal gives fresh guidance for “invalid” ETS fraud cases

After getting busted on BBC Panorama for fraud on an industrial scale, the Home Office’s approved language testing contractor, Educational Testing […]

When is it reasonable to remove a settled child from the UK?

The stream of case law on Parliament’s new statutory human rights framework for Article 8 immigration cases has disgorged another important but unhelpful […]

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 […]