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This team contributes leading decisions from the United Kingdom

United Kingdom's Most Recent Decision

The most recent decision from the United Kingdom is AH v Secretary of State for the Home Department, a decision rendered in the United Kingdom by the Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber on Aug 5, 2013, involving an applicant from Algeria. A brief summary of the facts of the case is: Male applicant cannot be returned to Algeria owing to his conviction in Algeria for an offence carrying the death penalty, but his conviction in France for terrorism-related offences excludes him from refugee status

Courts in United Kingdom

Special Immigration Appeals Commission
Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (AIT)
House of Lords
Court of Appeal
High Court
Administrative Court
Supreme Court
Inner House, Court of Session
Outer House, Court of Session
Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber

The National Coordinators for United Kingdom are:

Catriona Jarvis

Catriona Jarvis is a solicitor by training who has an LLM in International Legal Studies, Refugee and Human Rights Law and an MA in Creative Writing. She is also a qualified teacher and holds a Read More Read more

Geoff Gilbert

Geoff Gilbert is a Professor of Law in the School of Law and Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex. He is Director of the LLM in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. He Read More Read more

David Cantor

Dr David James Cantor ( BA Hons (Cantab.), MSc Dist. (London, SOAS), PhD (Essex) is a lecturer in International Human Rights Law at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies. He conducts research on the practical protection Read More Read more