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No blanket relief for appellants denied hearing under unlawful pandemic guidance

No blanket relief for appellants denied hearing under unlawful pandemic guidance

At the outset of the pandemic, on 23 March 2021, Upper Tribunal President Lane issued guidance for making deciding immigration appeals “on the papers”, without an oral hearing. As all immigration practitioners know, oral hearings are essential for appellants to ...

Alex is a pupil barrister at Garden Court Chambers and teaches Public Law at the London School of Economics.

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