The Supreme Court has handed down judgment today in two linked appeals- Afzal v SSHD and Iyieke v SSHD. The judgment is the first time that the Supreme Court has dealt with long running issues regarding the correct interpretation of the long residence provisions of the Immigration Rules. The Court also dealt with an important statutory construction point relation to section 3C of the Immigration Act 1971.
The appellants at were represented by Zainul Jafferji, Arif Rehman, Huzefa Broachwalla and Sheraaz Hingora of Clarendon Park Chambers, instructed by Abid Islam of Abbotts Solicitors. Link to judgement: https://bit.ly/3R2kjfS
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