Important Presidential decision on costs in immigration cases – Free Movement

Posted February 13th, 2015 in costs, immigration, news, tribunals by tracey

‘The Presidents of the Immigration and Asylum Chambers sat together in the First-tier Tribunal case of Cancino (costs – First-tier Tribunal – new powers) [2015] UKFTT 00059 (IAC) in order to give guidance on when legal costs might become payable in immigration cases. The power to make awards of legal costs to a party in immigration appeals was only introduced in October 2014 and there has been no real guidance until now.’

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Free Movement, 13th February 2015