MCP Advocacy litigation EU Law


Policy, research & litigation:
EU Law


  • MA and others [Case C-648/11], Court of Justice of the European Union, 2013
    SLF supported the AIRE Centre's intervention in this case, which concerned whether and under what circumstances it is lawful for the UK to return a separated asylum seeking child to another EU Member State where s/he first claimed asylum under the 'Dublin II' provisions. The AIRE Centre intervened in the case, advocating for an approach to the relevant provisions that emphasises the best interests of the child, in accordance with the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and overarching international instruments and legal principles. Read the court judgement here. See also the Migrant Children's Project's Case note on MA and others


  • Deighton Pierce Glynn fact sheet on the administrative removal of EEA nationals, October 2016
    SLF supported Deighton Pierce Glynn to conduct pre-litigation research on the lawfulness and application of the updated version of the policy and guidance for the administrative removal of EEA nationals, published in May 2016 by the Home Office.The guidance introduces rough sleeping as an abuse of the right to freedom of movement, making any EEA nationals rough sleeping liable to detention, removal and re-entry restrictions for a period of 12 months.


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