With over 500 lawyers we would expect to be able to provide the specialist skill and experience that you need. Browse our lawyers and teams below.
With nearly 500 lawyers we have the skills and experience you need.
Are you coming to one of our offices and need to know how to find us?
Send us your enquiry and we will get back to you as soon as possible
Permission was granted today, 21 September 2012, by Mr Justice Irwin in the Administrative Court for London Metropolitan University to bring judicial review proceedings against the Home Office in respect of the UK Border Agency's decision to revoke London Met's Tier 4 student immigation licence. In order to obtain permission it must be shown that there is an arguable case that warrants a full hearing. The grounds for the full judicial review which were allowed are two-fold: first, whether the UKBA failed to act with procedural fairness in bringing its concerns to the attention of London Met; and, secondly, whether the UKBA's Tier 4 guidance should have had Parliamentary approval. This latter argument is based on the Supreme Court's recent decision on 18 July this year in the case of R (on the application of Alvi) -v- Secretary of State for the Home Department 2012 UKSC33. An additional argument was made that the UKBA's decision was disproportionate but this was rejected. No order was made to restore London Met's Tier 4 licence pending the full judicial review hearing but an interim order was granted to protect certain categories of international student.
Register for My M&R to stay up-to-date with legal news and events, create brochures and bookmark pages.
Log in to your client extranet for free matter information, know-how and documents.
Mills & Reeve system for employees.
Added to your bookmarks
This will be stored in your bookmarks list for 90 days or until you remove it.
This page has been added to your brochure. To manage your brochure click on the button below.
Or click on
at the top of every page.