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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)

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43 Temple Row Barristers Appear in the Supreme Court to Challenge Minimum Income Visa Rules

 

Thursday 25 February 2016

Over the course of a three day hearing between 22-24 February 2016, a seven judge bench of the Supreme Court has considered the linked appeals in MM (Lebanon) and others v. Secretary of State for the Home Department and SS (Congo) v. Entry Clearance Officer, Nairobi.  A write up of the Court of Appeal’s judgment can be found here and the High Court here.

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Closing date:      4 March 2016

 

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Barrister’s Clerk – Family, Civil and Immigration

 

43templerow Chambers are seeking to recruit a motivated junior clerk who will be responsible for the general clerking of 12 Barristers practising in the fields of civil, family and immigration.  Duties will include diary and case management, fee negotiation and fee collection.

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The Supreme Court has now given permission to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision in SSHD v SS (Congo) & Ors [2015] EWCA Civ 387. The court has directed that the appeal be heard on 22nd – 24th February 2016, alongside the case of MM (Lebanon).

The two cases deal with the government’s new Minimum Income Rules, which impose a minimum £18,600 income requirement before a non-EEA foreigner may join his or her partner in the UK. If the couple have a dependent child, this…

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Notice has been received today that permission to Appeal in this case has been granted. The Appeal will be heard with R (on the Application of MM Lebanon) in February 2016.

Tony Muman and Joseph Neville are instructed in these cases.

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Following permission having been given to appeal the case of MM (Lebanon) and other linked matters, the Supreme Court have now listed the Appeal on 22nd – 24th February 2016.

See here for an analysis of the Court of Appeal’s judgment.

Tony Muman , Joseph Neville and Ineza Hussain are all involved in this case.

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The Supreme Court (Lady Hale, Lord Sumption and Lord Carnwarth) has today granted permission to appeal in MM (Lebanon).

See here for an analysis of the Court of Appeal’s judgment.  The appeal will be listed in due course.

In the meantime an application for permission will follow in SS (Congo) EWCA Civ 387.  See here for a summary of the judgment.

Tony Muman and Joseph Neville are instructed in both cases.

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The Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment in which it has allowed the Home Secretary’s appeal against Mr Justice Blake’s decision in MM and others v Secretary of State [2013] EWHC 1900 Admin. The case concerns the Home Secretary’s controversial rules on family migration requiring that British Citizens or partners lawfully settled in the UK must show that they have an income of at least £18,600 p.a. with additional sums for each child before they can sponsor their foreign partners from outside the European…

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Joseph Neville recently appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal on behalf of a Claimant seeking to challenge the decision of an Employment Judge to strike out part of her discrimination claim. This challenge was successful, and the case can be read here.

 

Discrimination cases will often involve a series of allegations of poor behaviour by employers, and it can be tempting to lawyers to find parts of the claim which by themselves seem unlikely. Where it seems to either party that all or part of a…

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