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Adam Pipe

Adam Pipe

LLB (Hons), LLM (Legal Aspects of Medical Practice), FInstCPD

Call 1999

Adam is experienced in all aspects of immigration and asylum law. He is particularly interested in refugee law. He has appeared at all levels of the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal and in the Administrative Court and Court of Appeal. In his spare time Adam enjoys reading, especially theology and he teaches on an applied Christian studies course.

In 2016 Adam was part of the Bar Standards Board's Public and Licensed Access Review - Task Completion Group.

The 2021-22 edition of Chambers and Partners notes - Adam Pipe handles a broad range of immigration and asylum law cases. He regularly appears before the Immigration Tribunal, the Administrative Court and the Court of Appeal. His varied caseload includes country guidance, indefinite leave to remain claims and sponsorship licence revocations for claimants. 'He gets to the point and is well respected by court judges, who respect his knowledge and abilities.'

Practice Groups: Immigration & Human Rights

Reported Cases
B (Zimbabwe) [2004] UKIAT 00076 (23 April 2004)
GK (Return, Sentenced by Former Regime) Serbia and Montenegro [2004] UKIAT 00203 (02 July 2004)
RH (Para 289A/HC395, no discretion) Bangladesh [2006] UKAIT 00043 (18 April 2006)
LM (risks on return) Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville) CG [2008] UKAIT 00064 (01 September 2008)
BD (work permit - continous period) Nigeria [2010] UKUT 418 (IAC) (21 October 2010)
AH (India) v SSHD [2012] EWCA Civ 1619
R (on the application of Collin) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2013] All ER (D) 92 (Jun)
MA (Pakistan) v SSHD [2014] EWCA Civ 163
R (on the application of Chikasha) v Secretary Of State For The Home Department [2014] EWHC 1071 Admin
Gu v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 1634 (Admin)
Begum v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 2968 (Admin). Law Gazette Report.
SS, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (declaratory orders) (IJR) [2015] UKUT 462 (IAC) (28 July 2015)
Ruhumuliza (Article 1F and "undesirable" : Rwanda) [2016] UKUT 284 (IAC) (19 May 2016)
ZMM (Article 15(c)) Libya CG [2017] UKUT 263 (IAC) (28 June 2017)
Secretary of State for the Home Department v Ruhumuliza [2018] EWCA Civ 1178 (23 May 2018)
Mujahid, R (on the application of) v First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) and the Secretary of State for the Home Department (refusal of human rights claim) [2020] UKUT 85 (IAC) (25 February 2020)

Professional Memberships
Fellow, Institute of Continuing Professional Development
Justice, Medico-Legal Society
Immigration Law Practitioners' Association
ALBA (the Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association)

Contributing Editor to Butterworths Immigration Law Service
Contributing Author to Lexis PSL

Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards - Shortlisted for Barrister of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2019.

Listed in Who's Who Legal directory

Trustee of EIN which is the electronic immigration network.

Direct Access: In suitable cases Adam will undertake public access work.

Interests: Theology, Reading, Cinema

Seminars: Adam regularly conducts seminars in immigration law for MBL Seminars; HJT Training Ltd and The Solicitors Group

Social links to Adam