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Chambers are proud to announce that Tony Muman has, for the sixth successive year, been ranked as a leading barrister in the prestigious Chambers and Partners Bar Guide 2018.

The guide notes Tony as “a well-regarded junior who is noted for his counsel on immigration law, asylum, EU and nationality law… regularly involved in significant cases before the Supreme Court” and that “He often handles cases concerning minimum income or English language requirements.”

The guide recognises Tony’s “really intellectual approach to law” and for “coming up…

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43 Temple Row is delighted to welcome Sharon Hughes.

Sharon joins chambers as a Third Six Pupil and undertakes work across all of our practice areas.

Sharon is dual qualified at the English and the Irish Bar, and has worked as a juriste at a French Law Firm.

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A QUICK UPDATE ON MM (Lebanon)

3 days before the Rules change…

Following the Court’s judgment on 22 February 2017 the parties sought to agree an order which gave effect to it and in particular to paragraph 110 which reads:

 So far as concerns the instructions, we have indicated those aspects which require revision. However, given the passage of time, including new legislation, it would be wrong for this court to attempt to indicate how those defects should now be corrected. It is preferable…

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Immigration analysis: Tony Muman of 43 Temple Row Chambers explores the core issues in the Supreme Court’s decision in R (on the application of Kiarie and another) and examines why the ‘deport now/appeal later’ regime set out in section 94B of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (NIAA 2002) was deemed to be incompatible with Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in these cases.

Certifying human rights claims of individuals liable to deportation (Kiarie and another v Secretary of State for…

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R (Kiarie) and R (Byndloss) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] UKSC 42

In the Conservative Party Conference 2013 Theresa May, then Home Secretary, announced her flagship policy to deport foreign criminals before they could appeal their deportation decisions – said appeal having to be filed from outside the UK.  The Immigration Act 2016 sought to extend this power to all arguable human rights cases.

For reasons explained in its judgment, the Supreme Court has this morning declared this power to…

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Immigration analysis: The Supreme Court’s decision on the minimum income requirement (MIR) for partners of non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationals seeking leave to enter is considered by Tony Muman, barrister, at 43 Temple Row Chambers.

Do you earn enough—Article 8, section 55 and the minimum income requirement (R (on the application of MM (Lebanon)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and other cases) (3)

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Immigration analysis: The Supreme Court’s decision on the minimum income requirement (MIR) for partners of non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationals seeking leave to enter is considered by Tony Muman, barrister, at 43 Temple Row Chambers.

Do you earn enough—Article 8, section 55 and the minimum income requirement (R (on the application of MM (Lebanon)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and other cases)

An informal event designed for conversation and networking, rather than a formal lecture, attendees will be provided with a written…

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The 2017 rankings refer to Tony as “a well regarded junior who is noted for his Counsel on Immigration Law, Asylum and EU Nationality Law” and as “a safe pair of hands”. 

Tony Muman heads the Immigration and Public Law teams in Chambers. 

To book Tony or for any further enquiry please contact the clerks.  

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The Supreme Court decision handed down today certainly caused some confusion among commentators:

Income rules stopping thousands of British citizens bringing their foreign spouse to UK are lawful – Supreme Court – BBC Breaking News Rules separating British children from their parents declared unlawful by the Supreme Court – JCWI

The Supreme Court’s judgment does mean the government’s approach is unlawful, both in respect of children, and how foreign partners’ income and third party support should be treated.

But what about your clients? What about…

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Following, Jonathan Bott’s successful lecture at Community Care Live in Birmingham last year, he has recently provided an article for Community Care Inform, the online resource for social work professionals entitled ‘A barristers tips for giving evidence in family cases’. The article is designed to assist social workers when giving evidence and a copy can be accessed here.

This article was published on Community Care Inform – an online resource for social work professionals, which provides guidance and tools, research and legal information to enable robust evidence-based practice…

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