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Private & family life; & the latest EU law, including Brexit | HJT - Legal Training 25 March

Adam Pipe of No.8 Chambers is presenting this legal course along with Mark Symes on 25 March in Birmingham. For further details please visit Private and Family Life


The courts continue to issue a constant flow of decisions regarding private and family life. And at the same time, Brexit comes ever closer. Probably.

Private and family life

  • Evaluating the best interests of families with children
  • Precarious residence and “compelling” private life claims
  • Reasonableness and hypothetical departures: JG Turkey
  • New Home Office policy re departure of British citizen children
  • The financial requirements for Appendix FM cases
  • Exceptionality post-GEN3.2: what is “unjustifiably harsh”
  • Chikwamba – returning abroad to seek entry clearance
  • “Contriving to frustrate the purpose of the Immigration Rules”
  • The high threshold in adult dependent relative cases
  • Domestic violence applications
  • Human rights claims: refusals and appealability
  • The latest thinking re out-of-country appeals
  • Plotting an appeal strategy – Home Office consent and “new matters”, and arguments inside and outside the Rules – AK Turkey
  • Further representations, fresh claims, and certification
  • EU law latest
  • Advising on re residence rights in the run-up to 29 March 2019
  • Settled status, Appendix EU and permanent residence
  • Extended family members and rights of appeal
  • Retained rights of residence – proving exercise of Treaty Rights