Daniel Hayes

I am a solicitor advocate, and my expertise is in immigration and public law, court processes and procedure. I have appeared in over 2500 court hearings as an advocate, and managed over 700 judicial reviews as a solicitor, gaining expertise over thirteen years. I have conducted significant and prolific cases in the Tribunals, the High Court and Court of Appeal. 

Key cases include: 
 
  • PK (Ghana), R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 98 on trafficking policy; 
  • Caroopen & Myrie v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 1307 on the nature of supplementary decisions in judicial review claims 
  • Secretary of State for the Home Department v Shehzad & Anor [2016] EWCA Civ 615 – on the treatment of evidence at judicial review and the jurisdiction to appeal Tribunal decisions 
  • Mehmood & Anor, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWCA Civ 744 on the sequencing of decisions and the adequacy of alterantive remedies in judicial review 
  • Khanum & Others v Secretary of State for the Home Department (paragraph 353B) [2013] UKUT 311 
  • Seye (Chen children; employment) France [2013] UKUT 178 (IAC) (28 March 2013) 

 
In Planning:  
 
  • Old Sarum Airfield Ltd v Secretary of State for Housing Communities And Local Government [2020] EWHC 2112 on heritage harm and NPPF 196 
  • Granger-Taylor, R (on the application of) v High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd & Anor [2020] EWHC 1442 
  • Spitfire Bespoke Homes Ltd v Secretary of State for Housing Communities and Local Government [2020] EWHC 958 on the preservation of listed buildings and procedural fairness

Practice areas

Qualifications

  • Higher Rights (2016)
  • QLTT (2013)
  • Barrister (Non-practising) (2006)
  • LLB Law (2005)

Panel

  • Contributing Author

Education

  • ICSL (2005-2006)
  • Brunel University (2001-2005)

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