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Saat & Khiveh v Tesco Insurance

Fraud cases using SFE before HHJ Boucher resulting in a referral of the case to the DPP – instructed by Hannah Lowe of Keoghs LLP.


Alhashem v Secretary of State for Work & Pensions, Court of Appeal [2016]

Instructed as sole counsel for SSWP. The Court of Appeal held that Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) was not a “labour market benefit” payable to jobseekers from other Member States.


R (Bilal Ahmed) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal [2016]

The Court of Appeal dismissed Mr Ahmed’s appeal against the decision of the Upper Tribunal in R (Bilal Ahmed) v SSHD [2015] UKUT 00436 (IAC), in which the UT held that Mr Ahmed did not have a right of appeal…


R (X) v Secretary Of State for the Home Department [2016]

Test case on reg. 24AA of the Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2006 (“deport now, appeal later”). Led by David Blundell at Landmark Chambers.


R (Lounes) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016]

Test case concerning the application of Directive 2004/38 to dual nationals and their family members. Referred to the CJEU: see now Case C165/16, judgment 14 November 2017.


SSWP v MB (JSA) (and linked cases) [2016]

Test cases on new “genuine prospects of work” test applicable to EU jobseekers.


Garland v HMRC [2016]

EU social security co-ordination legislation and retrospective payment of voluntary national insurance contributions.


Ismailpour v Mountain & Aviva

Edward Hutchin, instructed by Katie Lomax of Keoghs, represented the successful Defendants in this major fraud ring case. After a trial in Mansfield County Court, involving oral evidence from witnesses but also detailed consideration of evidence in linked claims in…


Sala (EFMS: Right Of Appeal) [2016]

Instructed for SSHD. Test case on appeal rights of those claiming to have a right to reside as an extended family member under EU law.





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