Supreme Court hears best interests of children immigration appeal


The Supreme Court hearing of NS & Others (previously MA (Pakistan) & Ors, R (on the application of) v Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) & Anor [2016] EWCA Civ 705) starts today for three days.  Our Charlotte Bayati represents two sets of appellants, NS and family as well as AR and family, and is led by Stephen Knafler QC of Landmark Chambers.

The Court will consider whether the conduct of the parent(s) can be taken into account when assessing whether it would be reasonable for a child to leave the UK under s.117B(6) of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002.