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Asylum Cases and Medical Evidence

Speaker: Pierre Georget
Chambers: Goldsmith Chambers

As we endeavour to provide members with the full spectrum of skills and understanding of the law, here Goldsmith Chambers’ Pierre Georget presents on best practice for medical reports in asylum and immigration appeals, paying particular attention to:

  • Using medical evidence in asylum and immigration appeals
  • Instructing medical experts
  • Mental health and credibility
  • Pitfalls in completed reports
  • Using the completed report

Relevant case law

KV (Sri Lanka) [2019] UKSC 10 

Pierre is a specialist immigration and human rights barrister with over five years’ experience practising in the field of immigration and asylum. Pierre acts most regularly in appeals and judicial reviews across a wide range of immigration, asylum and nationality law matters in the IAC and Administrative Court. He also has a growing drafting practice with successes in the IAC, High Court and Court of Appeal.

Prior to pupillage Pierre spent over three years working as an immigration advocate at a private firm in London. During this time, he gained experience advising clients across the full spectrum of immigration categories and appeared frequently for clients in the Immigration Tribunal in bail hearings and asylum, human rights and EEA appeals.

Pierre is particularly sensitive to vulnerable clients, with experience in cases involving unaccompanied minors and clients with physical and mental health issues.