Tag Archives: Costs

Priti Patel’s pathetic plan to fix the immigration system

The controversial policy statement on the government’s New Plan for Immigration CP 412 (March 2021) claims that “in the year ending September 2019, 62% of UK asylum claims were made by those entering illegally – for example by small boats, … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal avoids jurisdictional elephant trap costs order 

JH (Palestinian Territories) v UTIAC & Anor [2020] EWCA Civ 919 (17 July 2020) The Court of Appeal has allowed a Palestinian appellant’s appeal, and dismissed the SSHD’s cross-appeal, against an order of the Administrative Court that there should be … Continue reading

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Off the Hook: New Guidance on HOPOs and WCOs

Awuah & Ors (Wasted Costs Orders – HOPOs – Tribunal Powers: Ghana) [2017] UKFTT 555 (IAC) (13 July 2017) Everyone knows that the tribunal judiciary is generally quick to side with sedentary HOPOs who serve no purpose other than reciting … Continue reading

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