The appellant, a Nigerian national, challenged a decision to make a deprivation of citizenship order under the British Nationality Act 1981, s 40(2). The Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) held that the evidence provided strong support for the conclusion that the appellant was a danger to the national security of the UK. SIAC rejected the argument that a preventive or […]
An independent Panel has today decided that the professional misconduct proceedings against the senior “Trojan Horse Teachers” should not continue, as a result of an abuse of process by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (the regulator) which the Panel described as “an extraordinarily serious error of judgment”. Claire Darwin has represented one of […]
Raj Parker has been appointed as a panel member of ARIAS (UK). ARIAS (UK) is a “not-for-profit” society formed in 1991 at the instigation of various members of the legal profession dealing with Insurance and Reinsurance disputes. For more information please click here for the ARIAS website and here for Raj Parker’s profile.
The judgment reviewed the case law on the unique powers of the Criminal Cases Review Commission, which reflect a balance between the important, but residual, safeguard against miscarriage of justice and the principle of finality. The power to refer a conviction back to the Court of Appeal is a matter of judgment for the CCRC […]
The Court of Appeal has unanimously ruled that Theresa May, in her capacity as Home Secretary, acted unlawfully by refusing to grant entry to the UK to six families of recognised refugees, stranded at the Sovereign British Bases (SBA) in Cyprus since 1998 in unacceptable living conditions. The Claimants have maintained that the UK is […]