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Mark Schwenk

Administrative & Public Law

Judicial Review

Mark has an excellent understanding of the principles of judicial review and has undertaken judicial reviews in a number of practice areas, including challenges to unlawful detention and challenges to decisions to withdraw sponsor licences from colleges. He was instructed by South Manchester Law Centre in their challenge against the Legal Services Commission - South Manchester Law Centre (R on the application of) v Legal Services Commission [2010] EWHC 3131 (Admin).



 

Reported Cases

 

  • Capparrelli (EEA Nationals - British Nationality: Italy) [2017] UKUT 162 (IAC) See Case Report
  • TN (Iraq) & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWCA Civ 852 See Case Report
  • Samadi, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWHC 1806 (Admin) See Case Report
  • Carter, R (On the Application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 2603 (Admin) See Case Report
  • R (on the application of Novoselova) v Secretary Of State For The Home Department (2014) [2014] EWHC 4274 (Admin) See Case Report 
  • AS (Afghanistan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2013] EWCA Civ 1469 See Case Report
  • AMM and others (conflict; humanitarian crisis; returnees; FGM) Somalia CG [2011] UKUT 445 (IAC) See Case Report
  • Lamrani, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Home Department [2011] EWHC 3059 (Admin) See Case Report
  • South Manchester Law Centre (R on the application of) v Legal Services Commission [2010] EWHC 3131 (Admin) See Case Report
  • Mehari (R on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (2009) [2009] EWHC (Admin) 3464 See Case Report
  • AA (Language diagnosis: use of interpreters) Somalia [2008] UKAIT 00029 See Case Report
  • AM (Begedi, members generally at risk) Somalia [2005] UKAIT 00107 (01 June 2005) See Case Report
  • JT (Tutsi, failed asylum seekers, evidence) Democratic Republic of Congo [2005] UKAIT 00102 See Case Report
  • A v Entry Clearance Officer, Pretoria (Somalia) [2004] UKIAT 00031 See Case Report
  • AA (Persecution "Causing" Public Affection Religion Unmarried) Iraq CG [2002] UKIAT 07246 See Case Report
  • SF (Article 3, Prison Conditions) Iran CG [2002] UKIAT 00973 (04 April 2002) See Case Report

 

* At the time of writing, the most recent Country Guidance case on Somalia which informs all current decisions regarding Somalia.  Described by the Tribunal hearing the appeal as: "conspicuously well-argued by Counsel".


** Challenge to the lawfulness of immigration detention.

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