Case

R (West London Vocational Training College) v SSHD

2012 – 2013

Cases Citation

[2013] UKSC 51, [2013] EWHC 31 (Admin)

The Claimant, a college teaching overseas students, challenged the lawfulness of the SSHD’s policy on the standards that applicants for Highly Trusted Sponsor status had to meet. The College needed such status in order to be permitted to bring foreign students to the UK. The Claimants were unsuccessful, both at first instance and on a “leapfrog” appeal to the Supreme Court. Cathryn McGahey represented the SSHD at first instance and then as junior counsel in the Supreme Court.


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Cathryn McGahey QC

Cathryn McGahey QC
Year of Call: 1990
Year of Silk: 2016


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