Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 344 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2009] EWCA Civ 825
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Pill, Hooper, Wilson LJJ

Representation Abid Mahmood and Basharat Ali (instructed by Aman Solicitors Advocates) for the claimant.
  Jason Beer (instructed by Treasury Solicitors) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 30 July 2009


Immigration - Leave to enter - Refusal of leave - Appeal - Refugee married after refugee status granted - Spouse of refugee seeking leave to enter - Entry denied - Immigrant claiming refusal of entry amounting to unlawful interference with right to respect for private and family life - , art 8.

The Case

Immigration Leave to enter. Court of Appeal, Civil Division: Art 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights could be engaged in circumstances where a refugee with limited leave to remain married after receiving refugee status and the spouse, who was heavily pregnant, wished to join the refugee.

Practice Areas

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