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Update on sponsor’s duties to keep records

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Update on sponsor’s duties to keep records Tier 2, 4 and 5 sponsors have a duty to keep records of some specific documents when sponsoring migrants. This duty is extremely important under the UK Immigration Rules. The specific documents can be kept either as paper copies or in an electronic format. However, they must be […]

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Evidence in Court – Credibility

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This case assesses the credibility of witnesses and how witness statements can add reliability to another witness' evidence. 

Evidence in Court – Credibility SA (Iran) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWHC 2575 This case assesses the credibility of witnesses and how witness statements can add reliability to another witness’ evidence.  Facts The Claimant was a national of Iran. She entered the United Kingdom with her son in September 2007 […]

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Evidence in Court – Witness Statements

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How much can a Judge rely on evidence given by witnesses in court? The case of AK (Turkey) explores this issue which is summarised below.

Evidence in Court – Witness Statements How much can a Judge rely on evidence given by witnesses in court? Especially, where there are discrepancies in the witnesses’ oral evidence given in court, can the Judge completely disregard them on the basis that they are not credible? The case of AK (Turkey) explores this issue which […]