Exploring a topic that has made headlines in recent years, Chengetai Mupara looks at applications for British citizenship, paying particular attention to the British Nationality Act 1981, with a focus on:
Absolute good character
Effective good character
Reasons for Refusal
Grounds for Review
Advising and Preparing the Application
Section 6(1) of the British Nationality Act 1981 6 Acquisition by naturalisation
Articles 31 and 34 of the Refugee Convention
R v Hunter and others  EWCA Crim 631
Chengetai’s passion for advocacy and human rights started from a very young age. He started off as a pro-democracy campaigner, student activist and a human rights defender in Zimbabwe.
He now has a busy practice and regularly appears in the First-tier Tribunal (“FTT”) and Upper Tribunal of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber, County Court, Crown Court and Magistrates’ Courts.