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COA - APPEAL ALLOWED ON RE: CAROOPEN & MYRIE -v- SSHD

Huge result for Parminder Saini & Zane Malik in the Court Of Appeal, as Appeal allowed on, "Supplementary Refusal letters in JR proceedings - herewith link to the judgment: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2016/1307.html

Court Of Appeal Success For Darryl Balroop - Re: SI (India) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Huge win for Darryl in the Court of Appeal (Acting for the Appellant) - Re: SI (India) -v- SSHD
With comments in the judgment from stating; Lack of clarity in the Secretary of State’s decision & 19] ‘…In our view a reader of the decision letter would struggle to understand b) and c) above. Three judges and one barrister certainly did…’

Excellent reading.

See the full judgment here:
http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2016/1255.html

HILDA ADEJUMO' RECENT REPORT ON COMMERCIAL COURT UPHOLDS STATE IMMUNITY IN NIGERIA CASE IN ITS CONSIDERATION OF THE “COMMERCIAL PURPOSES” EXCEPTION UNDER SECTION 13(4) OF THE STATE IMMUNITY LAW 1978

L R AVIONICS TECHNOLOGIES LTD v THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA & ANOR [2016] EWHC 1761 (Comm) (15 July 2016)

In a recent decision handed down on 15 July 2016 in L R Avionics Technologies Ltd v The Federal Republic of Nigeria & Anor [2016] EWHC (Comm), the High Court (Males J) accepted Nigeria’s argument that premises owned by Nigeria were not “in use....for commercial purposes” within the meaning of section 13(4) of the State Immunity Act 1978 (“the SIA 1978”), and would therefore be immune from the enforcement of arbitral award or judgment against the State under that section.

Court of Appeal today on correctness of UT's guidance in Kareem/TA (proxy marriage; EU law): Awuku

Our Zane Malik & Shahadoth Karim, on huge hearing in the COA on PROXY MARRIAGES in EEA Law

Judgment - Re: SM + Qadir -v- SSHD

COURT OF APPEAL's JUDGMENT - DISMISSING HOME SECRETARY'S APPEALS FROM RE: SM / QADIR (TOEIC / ETS) - NOW AVAILABLE HEREWITH: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2016/1167.html