Amanda is a specialist in immigration and public law. She has advised and appeared in numerous immigration matters in the Court of Appeal, and in the Administrative Court on appeals, judicial review and injunctions. Amanda is instructed in asylum cases, particularly in relation to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Sri Lanka and Saudi Arabia. She also deals with entry clearance work, including the points-based system, visitors, and family reunion, deportation appeals in relation to criminal convictions or alleged terrorist connections, and cases in which a threat to national security is alleged.
Here Amanda provides an update on immigration law, covering important topics from the deprivation of citizenship to housing asylum seekers. She outlines a legal context undergoing recent changes in terms of both statute and case law, presenting important implications for lawyers working in this field.
Deprivation of citizenship Ahmed v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 1087 British Nationality Act 1981 U3 v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor  EWCA Civ 811 Celik v SSHD  EWCA Civ 921 Article 10(1)(e) of the Withdrawal Agreement Extended Family Members of EEA Nationals Housing asylum seekers