Archive: January 2021

Understanding the plight of Afghan Refugees – 26th January 2021 at 2pm

Jane Heybroek, a senior practitioner in Chambers’ immigration and public law team is delighted to have been invited to participate in this Round Table event alongside some excellent panellists including the Shadow Minister for Immigration, Holly Lynch, MP for Halifax. Jane has been practising in immigration law since 2005. She has a particular interest in […]

‘A Practical Guide to Claims for Unlawful Detention and False Imprisonment in Immigration and Asylum Cases’

OUT NOW: ‘A Practical Guide to Claims for Unlawful Detention and False Imprisonment in Immigration and Asylum Cases’ by Samina Iqbal, joint-head of the immigration and public law team. Samina is a senior public law and immigration practitioner with over 20 years’ experience, and a growing specialism in challenges to unlawful detention, crossing over with claims […]

Joint immigration and employment law webinar

On 27th January 2021 at 12pm, Sanaz Saifolahi, a senior practitioner within Chambers’ immigration and public Law team, will join Sharpe Pritchard Solicitors & Parliamentary Agents to present a webinar on the immigration implications after the UK exited the EU on 31st December 2020. Julie Bann, employment partner at Sharpe Pritchard will also discuss any […]

Ministry of Justice Consultation on Court of Appeal – January 2021

Following the Ministry of Justice’s consultation on the Court of Appeal, the immigration and public law team’s response can be access here. In the consultation, the MoJ propose to improve the efficiency of the unified tribunal system by limiting the extent to which an unsuccessful litigant can require the Court of Appeal to further examine judicial decisions made […]

Response to the Call for Evidence – Inspection of the work of Home Office Presenting Officers – January 2020

Following his call for evidence in 2019/2020, the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s report on his inspection of the Home Office Presenting Officer function has been published.  You can access the report here as well as the Home Office’s response here. Chambers’ immigration team submitted a response to the call for evidence, which you can access here.  […]

Launch of our Immigration & Public Law Team and Animal Rights Team

Thank you to all those who registered and attended the launch of the expanded and new teams:  immigration & public law and animal rights. We hope you enjoyed the evening with us.  We were delighted that The Hon. Mr Justice Fordham, High Court Judge and Kevin Schneider, Executive Director of the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) in the […]

Business Immigration – 2021 Virtual Conference on 3rd February 2021 – MBL Seminars Ltd

Several of our members are joining MBL Seminars Ltd to host the Business Immigration – 2021 Virtual Conference on 3rd February 2021 at 10am! Do join us – the conference will bring together several experts in the field: – Our very own co-heads of team Sarah Pinder as Chair and speaker (The Points-Based System & Fairness), Samina Iqbal and colleague Sanaz Saifolahi, Goldsmith Chambers […]