Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 317 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2009] EWCA Civ 1065
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Rix, Moses and Rimer LJJ

Representation Benjamin Hawkin (instructed by Christchurch) for the claimant.
  David Pievsky (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State. 
Judgment Dates: 16 July 2009


Immigration - Appeal - Asylum and Immigration Tribunal - Reconsideration of decision - Claimant entering United Kingdom from Nigeria with leave to remain as student - Claimant applying for further leave to remain - Secretary of State refusing further application as claimant not demonstrating that he would be able to support himself without recourse either to employment, engagement in business or public sources - Claimant appealing to Asylum and Immigration Tribunal - Senior immigration judge finding immigration judge erring but dismissing appeal - Whether senior immigration judge erring.

The Case

Immigration Appeal. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division allowed the claimant's appeal against an unsuccessful appeal from a decision to refuse the grant of extension for leave to remain as a student.

Practice Areas

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