The Matrix Law Pod Episode 25: Ripping Up the Refugee Convention


Richard Hermer QC speaks to fellow Matrix barrister Raza Husain QC and Sile Reynolds the Lead Asylum Policy Advisor at Freedom from Torture about the Nationality and Borders Bill currently being steered through Parliament by the Home Secretary, Pritti Patel. The Bill, at least on the face of it, appears to be a radical redrawing of domestic law application of our commitments under the Refugee Convention and is described by Raza as “…the biggest legal assault on international refugee law ever seen in the UK” in a recent legal opinion commissioned by Freedom from Torture.