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Immigration Law, Administrative and Public Law | Wednesday 12 August 2020

Lord Chancellor accepts unlawfulness of new Legal Aid scheme for immigration and asylum appeals

Sonali Naik QC and Ali Bandegani of the Garden Court Chambers Immigration and Public Law Teams represented the claimants in two separate claims.

Ali Bandegani Sonali Naik QC

Immigration Law, Immigration Detention, Asylum and Deportation | Wednesday 6 March 2019

Supreme Court reasserts the role of medical experts in asylum claims by torture survivors

The appellant was represented by Ronan Toal and Michelle Brewer. Stephanie Harrison QC, Ali Bandegani and Mark Symes for the interveners.

Stephanie Harrison QC Ronan Toal Mark Symes Ali Bandegani

Immigration Detention Civil Claims | Friday 14 December 2018

Upper Tribunal find the Home Office's amended removal window policy unlawful in key respects

Sonali Naik QC and Ali Bandegani are instructed by Duncan Lewis for the applicants. 

Sonali Naik QC Ali Bandegani

Immigration Law | Friday 30 November 2018

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

Stephanie Harrison QC, Mark Symes and Ali Bandegani are instructed by Freshfields on behalf of all three intervenors.

Stephanie Harrison QC Mark Symes Ali Bandegani

Garden Court Chambers | Friday 25 May 2018

Home Office amends Removals Policy in response to legal challenge

Garden Court's Sonali Naik QC and Ali Bandegani represented the applicant.

Sonali Naik QC Ali Bandegani

Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 31 March 2016

Home Office to review its policy on returning Afghan military interpreters

Ali Bandegani of Garden Court Chambers represented the Afghan interpreter, who has been granted asylum, in this case.

Ali Bandegani

Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 25 August 2015

Unprecedented generic injunction from the Court of Appeal secured ahead of removal flight to Afghanistan

The Appellants, whose asylum claims had been refused, were represented by Sonali Naik, Louise Hooper, Ali Bandegani and Bryony Poynor of Garden Court Chambers.

Sonali Naik QC Louise Hooper Ali Bandegani

Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 10 February 2015

Court of Appeal rules that Zambrano carers are not entitled to mainstream welfare benefits after 8 November 2012

Ms Sanneh was represented by Stephen Knafler QC, Desmond Rutledge and Ali Bandegani.

Ali Bandegani Desmond Rutledge

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