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Shahadoth Karim and Michael Biggs Unprecedented outcome in lead ETS Appeals

Revolutionary outcome in lead ETS appeals: SoS agrees fair procedure for challenging allegations of TOEIC fraud. Michael Biggs appeared for the appellant Mr.

Zane Malik - Judgement

 The High Court gives its judgment in R (Teh) v Secretary for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 1586 (Admin) on British Overseas Citizens who renounced their Malaysian citizenship in the mistaken belief that this would make them eligible for full Brit

Zane Malik - Supreme Court Grants Permission

 The Supreme Court has granted permission to appeal from Patal & Shah v SSHD [2017] EWCA Civ 2028 (Re: difference between “compulsion” and “choice” in derivative claims for residence based upon the care for “direct relatives” of British citizens). Zane Malik represents the appellant.

Parminder Saini - Lounes Update


Zane Malik Recent Decision on Deprivation of Nationality

Upper Tribunal’s President, Mr Justice Lane, allows this important deprivation of nationality appeal, explains the jurisdiction and role the First Tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal, and concludes that Upper Tribunal’s Vice President’s decision in Pirzada (Deprivation of citizenship: general principles) [2017] UKUT 196 (IAC) (paragraph 5 of the Judicial Head Note) should not be followed. Zane Malik appeared for the successful Appellant.