May 2017 - Matrix Chambers
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Month: May 2017

Deprivation of citizenship order held to be proportionate

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 […]

Professional Misconduct Proceedings against “Trojan Horse Teachers” halted by Panel

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 appointed panel member of ARIAS

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.