Some of the primary legislation
- The Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/1003)
- Directive 2004/38/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the right of citizens of the Union and their family members to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States
Some of our recent notable cases
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Maria Dias (2011)
The case concerned the question of to what extent in the context of Article 16 of Directive 2004/38/EC periods of residence which ended before the transposition period for that directive expired on 30 April 2006 are to be taken into account.
ECJ Case C-325/09 21/7/2011
Harrow London Borough Council v Ibrahim (2010)
Case concerned Regulation 1612/68 art. 12 and the right to residence of children whose parent is an EU national and is or was employed in that member state.
ECJ Case C-310/08 23/2/10. Reported at  HLR 31
BY v Secretary of State for the Home Department (2008)
The application of EC law to an entry clearance application where national security forms the grounds for exclusion.
 UKSIAC 65/07 7/11/2008
Teixeira v London Borough of Lambeth & Anor (2008)
Whether an EEA national who is both a former worker and the primary carer of her children who are in education, is eligible for homelessness assistance. Referred to ECJ.
 EWCA Civ 1088 10/10/2008. Reported at (2009) HLR 9
GC (China) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (2008)
The Citizens Directive 2004/38/EC gives no absolute right of residence to a person not himself a national of a Member State who is married to a UK national.
 EWCA Civ 623 14/5/2008
The Queen, on the app of Veli Tum, Mehmet Dari v SSHD (2007)
Re. EC-Turkey Association Agreement and the standstill rules of establishment. Judgment stated that these should be applicable to rules regarding entry and restrictions could not be used against failed asylum-seekers wishing to enter UK to start a business..
ECJ Case C-16/05 20/9/07. Reported at Immigration Law Update Vol 11 (1) pp.1
Baumbast and R v SSHD, ECJ (2002)
Free movement rights and rights of children of migrant workers
ECJ C-413/99 17/9/02. Reported at  INLR 1
The Queen v SSHD, ex parte (1) Julius Barkoci (2) Marcel Malik (2001)
Freedom of movement and rights of Czech nationals in the UK
Case C-257/99 27/9/01. Reported at  INLR 152
Laurie Fransman QC
The Queen v SSHD ex parte Kaur (2001)
Who is British for EC purposes
European Court of Justice 20/2/01 C-192/99