Category: ILPA Publications

ILPA Monthly Homepage – May 2022

Articles “Cart JRs cause administrative confusion in the Administrative Court” by James Packer (Duncan Lewis Solicitors) “Attracting the best graduates to the UK: will the new High Potential route actually achieve this?” by Francesca Sciberras and Yael Hagheray (Laura Devine Immigration) “Will the new business immigration routes under HC1118 deliver as promised?” by Nilmini Roelens […]

ILPA Monthly May 2022 – Membership

Job seekers Check our jobs page for current vacancies from: Immigration Caseworkers, Wilson Solicitors LLP Head of Immigration, Work Rights Centre Chief Executive, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA) Part time (21 hours) Immigration Advisor, Kiran Support Services Head of Legal, Asylum Support Appeals Project (ASAP) Associate Solicitors & Consultants/Paralegals, Vanessa Ganguin Immigration Law Solicitor & […]

Will the new business immigration routes under HC1118 deliver as promised?

By Nilmini Roelens, Principal Solicitor, Roelens Solicitors A surge of new business routes came into force on 11 April 2022 in the shape of Global Business Mobility as a part of the Government’s vision for relaunching the post-Pandemic, post-Brexit UK economy. The associated guidance appeared on the morning of the route going live, although the […]

SLF Update – May 2022

The Strategic Legal Fund provides funding for strategic litigation cases and third party interventions which aim to change policy, practice and laws that discriminate against or disadvantage people because of their migration status. The Strategic Legal Fund (SLF) The next funding round for the SLF closes at 5pm on the 31st of May 2022. If […]

Cart JRs cause administrative confusion in the Administrative Court

By James Packer, Director & Solicitor, Duncan Lewis There has been much controversy over the recommendation of the Faulks review that Cart judicial reviews (challenges to decisions of the Upper Tribunal (“UT”)) to refuse permission to appeal should be abolished. The statistics that the recommendation was based upon have been heavily criticised, though that has […]

Legal Update – May 2022

Nationality and Borders Bill ILPA continued to brief on the Nationality and Borders Bill during Parliamentary ping pong, to provide technical input on the drafting of amendments, to produce informative resources, and to collaborate with other organisations, including with the coalition of organisations forming the Asylum Reform Initiative. We briefed jointly with Reprieve, JUSTICE and […]

ILPA Monthly Homepage – March 2022

Articles R (Detention Action) v Lord Chancellor [2022] EWHC 18 (Admin) HMRC misapplied legislation by refusing to accept claims from newly recognised refugees for retrospective child tax credits ILPA Updates Legal Update – March 2022 SLF Update – March 2022 ILPA Membership News for sole practitioner members 📢 ANNOUNCEMENT: From 01 April 2022 all ILPA […]

Legal Update – March 2022

Nationality and Borders Bill On 25 February 2022, following our advocacy with Hong Kong Watch in relation to an amendment to the Immigration Rules for adult children of BN(O)s, born on or after 1 July 1997, the Government agreed to a rule change to go live in October as detailed here. Honing in on key […]

SLF Update – March 2022

The Strategic Legal Fund provides funding for strategic litigation cases and third party interventions which aim to change policy, practice and laws that discriminate against or disadvantage people because of their migration status. The Strategic Legal Advice Committee (SLAC) The SLF is piloting a new project to connect NGOs with legal experts who can advise […]