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New routes to British Nationality

Speaker: Chengetai Mupara
Chambers: Great James Street Chambers

As part of Law Friends’ continued dedication to equality and human rights, here Great James Street’s Chengetai Mupara returns to talk about the latest developments regarding those people seeking British nationality, especially those who may have suffered injustice in the past, specifically:

What is the aim of the Nationality and Borders Act 2022?
Historical injustice
Marriage to a British national before 1983
Maternal grandparents born in the UK
The position before 1983
The aim of the 2022 act
Who will benefit from the new British Nationality and Borders Act?

Relevant law

The Nationality and Borders Act 2022
The British Nationality Act 1981
Advocate General for Scotland (Appellant) v Romein (Respondent) (Scotland) [2018] UKSC 6

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.