What lies ahead for immigration law in 2017?

Tuesday 24 January 2017

In this piece published by LexisNexis, Garden Court’s Greg Ó Ceallaigh, Sophie Barrett-Brown of Laura Devine Solicitors and Dan Bunting of 2 Dr Johnson’s Buildings offer their analysis on what lies ahead for immigration law in 2017.

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The three immigration experts consider which cases will be the most important in 2017, which legislative and regulatory developments will be the most significant and how Brexit will affect the jurisdiction. Greg argues that the key challenge remains dealing with the “unrelenting flow of badly thought through legislation and policy.” This issue along with the refugee crisis, the unknown impact of Brexit, and the likely continuation of the rolling back of protections for migrants means that much remains uncertain in the field of immigration law over the next few months.

The full LexisNexis article can be found here. This article was first published on Lexis®PSL ​Immigration analysis on 5 January 2017*.

Greg Ó Ceallaigh specialises in human rights, asylum and immigration law. He is ranked in the Chambers UK Bar Guide 2016 and the Legal 500 2015 (Tier 2) for immigration. For more information about his practice, please visit his profile.

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