Daniel Grütters assesses the impact of the Hemmati and Ismail cases on Dublin III procedures

2 Jan 2020

In November, two important judgments were handed down concerning the legal regime governing immigration detention under the Dublin III Regulation; one by the Supreme Court and one by the High Court. In this two part entry for the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog, Daniel Grütters summarises the key findings and considers the impact of these cases. Part I considers the findings of the Supreme Court in HemmatiPart II looks at the High Court judgment in Ismail and the relevance of the decisions for future cases.

In HemmatiDavid Chirico (being led by Michael Fordham QC) acted for the Second Respondent.

In IsmailDavid Chirico and Stephen Knight (led by Raza Husain QC) acted for the Respondent.

Daniel Grütters is David Chirico’s current pupil and will be taking instructions in immigration and housing from April 2020.

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