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Appendix Private Life New Rules

Speaker: Shoba Aziz
Chambers: Great James Street Chambers

Shoba is an experienced and dedicated Barrister with a passion for advocacy, which is reflected through her impressive success rate. She has represented clients on many complex legal matters and undertakes work in all aspects of immigration, criminal, human rights, licensing, civil, regulatory and family law.

In this presentation, Shoba explains what Appendix Private Life is and when it came into force, before outlining the mechanics of the different categories of residence it defines. She uses an array of examples from case law to outline the law in practice, before ending her presentation with some useful practical tips.

Key words/topics:

Appendix private life
Suitability and Eligibility Rules including residence requirement
Settlement suitability
Eligibility Requirement
Validity requirements
Leave to remain/ permission to stay for children and Young Adults- qualifying children
Reasonableness test for children and caselaw
Leave to remain / permission to stay for adults
Grant of leave
Very significant obstacle test
ILR/Settlement on private life route
Continuous residence In the UK and permission to stay
KO (NIGERIA) AND OTHERS V SHHD (2018) UKSC 53(24 OCTOBER 2018)
NA (BANGLADESH) AND OTHERS (2021 EWCA CIV 953
Runa [2020] EWCA Civ 514
B.R v SSHD [2010] EWHC 2471 (Admin) Para 22-
NA BANGLADESH 2009 – EWCA CIV 8
ZH (Tanzania) [2011] UKSC 4
EV (Philippines) [2014] EWCA Civ 874.
Zoumbas [2013] UKSC 74
KO (Nigeria) [2018] UKSC 53
Grant of permission to stay
Settlement on the private life route
Continuous residence
Kamara [2016] EWCA Civ 813
Parveen [2018] EWCA Civ 932
AS [2017] EWCA Civ 1284