Sargsyan v. Azerbaijan (Decision) (App no. 40167/06)

Human rights – Private life – inability to return to the village where one was born and spent much of one’s life affected private life - cultural and religious attachment to the graves of late relatives might also fall within the notion of private and family life Citation: Sargsyan v. Azerbaijan (Decision) (App no. 40167/06)

Sri Prathinik Consulting Ltd, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017]

Administrative process – Sponsor licences - both the lack of retained evidence of proof of a resident labour market test and the failure to assign a CoS within 6 months of the vacancy being advertised were sufficient grounds for revocation of a Tier 2 Sponsor licence on discretionary grounds - assigning a CoS after six months … Continue reading Sri Prathinik Consulting Ltd, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017]

Zuma’s Choice Pet Products Ltd & Anor v Azumi Ltd & Ors [2017]

Judicial process – Bias – a judge’s membership of the same chambers as an advocate before them is not a reason for recusal – it is a common occurrence that litigants make accusations against their opponents and their representatives which turn out on examination to be unfounded or based on misconceptions (Floyd LJ) Citation: Zuma's Choice … Continue reading Zuma’s Choice Pet Products Ltd & Anor v Azumi Ltd & Ors [2017]

Gayle v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017]

Immigration – Indefinite leave to remain – an application for indefinite leave to remain, rather than for the usual 30 months given under the leave outside the Rules policy - whether there were "particularly exceptional or compelling reasons" to grant ILR under the policy involved considering whether there was sufficient evidence to demonstrate that the individual … Continue reading Gayle v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017]

Mendirez v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] CSIH 65

The appellant is a national of Turkey. He came to the United Kingdom in 2007 on an "Ankara agreement" visa. In 2009 he met and formed a relationship with a lady who is a UK citizen. They are married and they have lived together in Scotland since 2009. The appellant applied for leave to remain … Continue reading Mendirez v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] CSIH 65

Khan v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018]

The Claimant, Exmoor Surgery, is a General Practitioners' practice providing primary medical services to around 3,200 patients within the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. On 13 December 2016, UK Visas and refused Exmoor Surgery's application for a Tier 2 (general) sponsor licence. The Claimant seeks judicial review of this decision.   Citation: Khan, R … Continue reading Khan v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018]