Goldsmith Chambers

Experts

8

Filter by: Practice area
Bronwen Jones
Barrister
Goldsmith Chambers
Frances Allen
Goldsmith Chambers
Harry O’Sullivan
Barrister
Goldsmith Chambers
Jamila Hassan
Goldsmith Chambers
Kezia Tobin
Goldsmith Chambers
Lawrence S. Youssefian
Goldsmith Chambers
Samina Iqbal
Barrister
Goldsmith Chambers
Sarah Pinder
Barrister
Goldsmith Chambers
Contributions by Goldsmith Chambers Experts

7

Age assessments—immigration and asylum
Age assessments—immigration and asylum
Practice notes

This Practice Note discusses undocumented migrants claiming to be children, the general policy of the Home Office on assessing age, local authority age assessments and the procedure for challenging local authority age assessments.

Asylum seekers with children under 18 and unaccompanied asylum seeking children who reach 18
Asylum seekers with children under 18 and unaccompanied asylum seeking children who reach 18
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides a brief overview of support for families with children under the age of 18 who claim asylum, failed asylum seekers who have children under the age of 18 and unaccompanied asylum seeking children who reach the age of 18 while under the care of a local authority.

Detention
Detention
Practice notes

This Practice Note examines the powers of the Home Office to detain individuals when exercising immigration control. It includes an overview of the Home Office’s policy on detention as well as a discussion of who is liable for detention and who is considered unsuitable for detention. It also identifies the places in which a person may be detained for immigration reasons.

Detention, temporary admission and bail [Archived]
Detention, temporary admission and bail [Archived]
Practice notes

This Practice Note examines the powers of the Home Office to detain individuals when exercising immigration control, as well as the forms of release that are relevant to persons who are liable to detention, ie temporary admission/temporary release, restriction orders and bail.

Family with dependent children who have no leave to remain and who have not made a claim for asylum/protection
Family with dependent children who have no leave to remain and who have not made a claim for asylum/protection
Practice notes

This Practice Note discusses issues that a local authority (LA) should consider in its treatment of non asylum seeking families with no leave to remain and dependent children, including the LA’s duties towards a family of this type and the steps that an LA can take to avoid breaching the family’s rights under the European Convention of Human Rights.

Local authority duties towards unaccompanied asylum seeking children
Local authority duties towards unaccompanied asylum seeking children
Practice notes

This Practice Note covers the local authority’s duties where a child (person under the age of 18) arrives in the UK alone.

Previous conduct
Previous conduct
Practice notes

This Practice Note looks at the common grounds for refusal in Part 9 of the Immigration Rules which provide for the refusal, and cancellation, of entry clearance, or permission to enter or remain, on the basis of previous criminal offences or other aspects of personal conduct, which are not deemed 'conducive to the public good'. Note that this Practice Note does not cover previous breaches of immigration laws, or the sham marriage or customs breach grounds.

If you expected to see yourself on this page, click here.