Deprivation of Citizenship

On 7th August 2019 the High Court in England and Wales issued the decision in the case of R (Islam) –v- Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWHC2169... Read More >
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Freedom of movement for EU citizens should we leave without a deal on 31 October 2019

Following the recent changes in government there has been some concern about the immigration status requirements for EU citizens and family members after 31 October 2019 (“exit day”) if the... Read More >
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Boris Johnson proposes fast-track immigration route to attract elite researchers and specialists in Science, Engineering and Technology

The Prime Minister and Home Secretary this week outlined proposals to encourage top scientists to move to the UK by proposing:- The abolition of the cap on numbers under the... Read More >

Pomphrey v Secretary of State for Health – Lord Hoffman’s roulette analogy in Chester lent credence in delayed spinal surgery claim

Facts Mr Pomphrey suffered a dural tear during spinal surgery which caused him to become significantly disabled. He raised several criticisms in relation to his treatment leading up to this... Read More >
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Long residence applications – a change in approach?

There is currently a route to apply for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in the UK on the grounds of long residence: if a migrant has spent ten years or... Read More >

The lawfulness of Serco’s lock-changing evictions is being appealed

Two asylum seekers, SA and LR, raised actions in the Court of Session seeking, inter alia, declarator that evicting the pursuers from their properties without a court order would be... Read More >

The future post-BREXIT immigration system

With the UK due to leave the European Union on 31st October 2019, the Home Office are currently in consultation with stakeholders regarding the UK’s future immigration system. The Home... Read More >
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Student fails in “nervous shock” personal injury claim arising from the Glasgow Bin Lorry tragedy - Danielle Weddle v Glasgow City Council [2019] SC EDIN 42

A review of the recent All-Scotland Personal Injury Court case of Danielle Weddle v Glasgow City Council [2019] SC EDIN 42 - a case of “nervous shock” arising from the... Read More >
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Zambrano change of policy

On 2 May 2019 the Home Office published updated guidance on “derivative rights of residence” which contains a key change in Home Office policy in respect of the Zambrano right... Read More >

Victoria Clarke - My Experience in the Medical Negligence Team

When my friends ask me about being a trainee solicitor, they assume I know every area of the law in great detail and that I can answer all their burning... Read More >