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KV (Sri Lanka) v SSHD (Helen Bamber Foundation, Freedom from Torture, and Medical Justice Intervening) UKSC 2017/0124

30 November 2018

Stephanie Harrison QCMark SymesAli Bandegani

Stephanie Harrison QC, Mark Symes and Ali Bandegani are instructed by Freshfields on behalf of all three intervenors. The hearing will take place over 10-11 December 2018.

The three leading medical charities providing care and support to victims of torture in the UK; the Helen Bamber Foundation, Freedom from Torture, and Medical Justice, have been granted permission to intervene in this case before the UK Supreme Court.

The court will provide guidance on the correct approach to medical evidence in asylum cases alleging torture.

More information can be found on the Supreme Court website: KV (Sri Lanka) (AP) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) and another

Stephanie Harrison QC, Mark Symes and Ali Bandegani are members of the Garden Court Chambers Immigration Team.

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