ZV, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 2725 (Admin)

The asylum claim by a victim of trafficking from Lithuania was declared inadmissible by the Secretary of State on the basis that Lithuania is considered safe as an EEA member state. The Spanish Protocol preserves a broad discretion for member states to decline to apply the presumption that claims from EEA nationals are not admissible. … Continue reading ZV, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 2725 (Admin)

ZV, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 2725 (Admin)

The asylum claim by a victim of trafficking from Lithuania was declared inadmissible by the Secretary of State on the basis that Lithuania is considered safe as an EEA member state. The Spanish Protocol preserves a broad discretion for member states to decline to apply the presumption that claims from EEA nationals are not admissible. … Continue reading ZV, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 2725 (Admin)

MG, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018]

This claim concerns a judicial review challenge by a Namibian national who entered the UK in 2006, overstayed her leave, thereafter committed several criminal offences and is subject to deportation. The issues are whether the Defendant's refusal to treat the Claimant's various sets of further submissions as fresh claims within the meaning of paragraph 353 … Continue reading MG, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018]

X v. Sweden (App no. 36417/16)

The applicant is a Moroccan national who was granted a Swedish residence permit. The Swedish Security Service applied to the Migration Agency for an order to expel him, saying that he was a national security threat. He applied for asylum and international protection during the Migration Agency’s examination of the case, arguing that as the … Continue reading X v. Sweden (App no. 36417/16)

R (on the application of AMIN SINO) v SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT (2016)

In assessing costs under CPR r.44.2, courts could and ought to take into account the fact that lawyers practising in publicly-funded work might not be able to recover remuneration at inter partes rates where they were successful, and that there was a real risk that publicly-funded practices would be unsustainable and access to justice compromised. … Continue reading R (on the application of AMIN SINO) v SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT (2016)