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R v Local Authority and Others [2011} EWCA Civ 1451 (6 December 2011)

In relation to a child, subject to care proceedings, a Supervision Order was granted to the local authority and a Residence Order to the mother. The father had sought unsupervised contact. A risk assessment concluded that he remained a risk to childr  Read more...

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NA (IRAN) v SSHD – [2011] EWCA Civ 1172 (18 October 2011)

This case concerned a vulnerable mother and child whom the UKBA were trying to remove to Latvia under the third country (Dublin II) regulation. We argued that due to the mother’s mental health illness and risk of suicide, it would be a breach of Arti  Read more...

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Suckrajh, R (on the application of) v The Asylum & Immigration Tribunal & Anor [2011] EWCA Civ 938 (29 July 2011)

The claimant seeks by way of judicial review a declaration that he was unlawfully detained for 46 days in July and August 2009 by the UKBA on behalf of the second Respondent, the Secretary of State, and damages for false imprisonment and for breach o  Read more...

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FB, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWHC 2044 (Admin) (28 July 2011)

The Claimant is an Algerian national who entered the United Kingdom in 1997. He has a history of drug abuse, alcohol abuse, mental health problems and offending. He served a prison sentence between November 2008 and June 2009. At the conclusion of th  Read more...

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Bahta & Ors v SSHD [2011] EWCA Civ 895 (26 July 2011)

These are appeals against decisions as to costs made by High Court Judges in immigration cases following consent orders. AK appeals against an order of Mitting J dated 15 September 2010, TZ (Eritrea) against an order of Lloyd Jones J dated 23 Septemb  Read more...

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S (A Child), Re [2011] EWCA Civ 812 (15 July 2011)

This is an appeal (for which permission was given on paper by Ward LJ on 10 May 2011) against an order made by Her Honour Judge Judith Hughes QC on 21 March 2011 refusing an application by the appellant for a residential parenting assessment pursuant  Read more...

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Rozo-Hermida, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWHC 695 (Admin) (23 March 2011)

The Claimant arrived in the UK in November 2002 and was granted leave to remain as a student. He raped a 21 year old female passenger in May 2004 when he was working as a rickshaw driver. Following a trial before His Honour Judge Price and a jury at   Read more...

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Secretary of State for the Home Department v Abdi [2011] EWCA Civ 242 (9 March 2011)

These conjoined appeals pose a question which is as difficult to answer as it is easy to state: in deciding whether a foreign national facing deportation has been detained for too long, does time which he has spent appealing against deportation count  Read more...

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Negassi, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWHC 386 (Admin) (4 March 2011)

The claimant is a national of Eritrea first entered this country in September 2005 using a false name and passport and claimed asylum the following day. On 27 January 2006 his application was refused. He appealed unsuccessfully and his appeal rights   Read more...

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