Case

KA (Afghanistan) v Home Secretary; EU (Afghanistan) v Home Secretary

25.7.2012; 31.1.2013

Practice Areas

Public Law

Cases Citation

[2012] INLR 149; [2013] INLR 574

Instructed by the Home Secretary at Court of Appeal level in the successful defence of these two leading cases concerning corrective remedies in the context of the Home Office’s failure to comply with its legal duty to endeavour to trace the family members of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.  The cases established that there is no “bright line” principle in relation to risk. Subsequently instructed to lead a series of related judicial review challenges in the High Court.

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Nicholas Chapman

Nicholas Chapman
Year of Call: 2001