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Chambers News 'Protecting domestic abuse survivors who offend' by Paramjit Ahluwalia
Paramjit Ahluwalia's article 'Protecting domestic abuse survivors who offend' has been published in this week's Law Society Gazette.

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Chambers News Lamb Building welcomes two new members
Chambers are delighted to announce that Tim Jones, formerly with Capsticks, has accepted an invitation to join our Civil and Housing Team. Tim, who was called in 2010, has previously been in-house counsel with two large Registered Providers of social housing and more recently at Capsticks Solicitors LLP. We are equally delighted to announce that upon the successful completion of her pupillage Gabrielle Compton has accepted an invitation to join chambers Criminal Team.

Latest Practice Group News

Immigration Group Protecting Migrant Children: in Search of Best Practice- Review by Eric Fripp and Araniya Kogulathas
The International Journal of Refugee Law is the leading peer-reviewed journal on all aspects of international law relating to forced migration. In its current number Eric Fripp and Araniya Kogulathas provide a detailed review of Protecting Migrant Children: In Search of Best Practice, (Elgar, 2018) eds Mary Crock and Lenni B Benson, pointing to the vital importance of developing child-conscious asylum processes and protections. The book 'skilfully captures the challenges faced by the world's migrant children and invokes in the reader the urgency required to address them.'

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Immigration Group Statement regarding legally-aided cases in First-Tier Tribunal
With regret individual members of the Lamb Building Immigration Practice Group along with members of 19 other chambers' immigration teams, have issued this statement regarding advance skeleton arguments in publicly funded cases in the First-tier Tribunal

"Other than in exceptional circumstances, each member of the immigration team of the chambers listed below will not accept instructions under the 'Reform Procedure' to prepare an 'Appeal Skeleton Argument', unless specific provision is made for that work to be adequately remunerated."
Immigration Group Coronavirus pandemic: Updated Note from Immigration Asylum and Nationality practitioners at Lamb Building (v3, 22 April 2020): Covid-19: immigration-related arrangements
Members of the Lamb Building Immigration Asylum and Nationality Group have now updated their previous guidance to assist practitioners, consolidating many recent emergency changes in an up to date note.

This sets out an updated account of critical current information regarding applications to/proceedings in the European Court of Human Rights, UK Supreme Court, Court of Appeal of England and Wales (Civil Division), Upper Tribunal (IAC), FTT (IAC), Home Office applications/procedures, and service upon the Government Legal Department.

A WORD copy may be accessed here: Lamb Building Immigration Coronavirus Information (v3, 22 April 2020).
Family Group June Venters QC has article published in Family Law Week
June Venters QC has written for Family Law Week in relation to the emotional impact that Covid-19 has on separated parents with children.

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Family Group Paula Rhone-Adrian has leading article published in the Gay Times.
The article highlights the current increase in domestic abuse during the ongoing outbreak of Covid-19 in LGBTQ relationships and the help that is available.

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