Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2011] All ER (D) 167 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2011] EWCA Civ 1172
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Hallett and Black LJJ and Sir Stephen Sedley

Representation Shivani Jegarajah (instructed by Duncan Lewis) for the claimant.
  Jason Beer QC (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 18 October 2011


Immigration - Asylum seeker - Appeal - Claimant arriving in United Kingdom and claiming asylum - Claimant having previously claimed asylum in Latvia - Claim being certified as clearly unfounded - Claimant's removal to Latvia being ordered - Claimant suffering psychological disorders and having baby - Whether removal constituting violation of rights of claimant and child - European Convention on Human Rights, arts 3, 8.

The Case

Immigration Asylum seeker. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed an application for judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to removal the claimant and her child from the United Kingdom on the ground that there was no material before the court that showed that there was a real risk that their removal to Latvia would result in a violation of either art3 or 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Practice Areas

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