A hearing will be held today (Monday 16 January) at the Royal Courts of Justice

Asylum Aid has applied for permission to appeal the judgment handed down by the High Court on 19 December 2022 relating to the government’s policy to send asylum seekers to Rwanda.

A hearing to decide permission to appeal and other matters will take place today (Monday 16 January 2023) at the Royal Courts of Justice. If permission to appeal is granted, a full hearing on the appeal will take place before the Court of Appeal at a later date. If permission is refused, Asylum Aid can seek permission to appeal from the Court of Appeal.

In October 2022, legal protection charity Asylum Aid, represented by law firm Leigh Day, had its case for a judicial review of the policy heard. Although it quashed a number of decisions to se...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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