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Ranjiv Khubber

Call: 1994

"His expertise in complex immigration matters is second to none. He is passionate and dedicated to achieving the best outcome possible. He is open and collaborative in his approach. He is an extremely experienced advocate who is well respected by the higher courts."

Legal 500 2023

"His expertise in complex immigration matters is first rate. He is inspirational in his drive to succeed and his ability to untangle difficult legal issues."

Legal 500 2022

"A very impressive barrister who is meticulous and extremely thorough."

Chambers UK 2022

".. Impressive… with a strong track record acting for claimants in major detention and deportation appeals before the higher domestic and European Courts. He takes a notably multi-disciplinary approach to his practice with cases often involving human rights and EU law considerations." "He works phenomenally hard for his clients." "He is impressive and his knowledge of nationality law is fantastic."

Chambers UK 2021

Ranjiv Khubber is a specialist in Immigration law.

Expertise

Immigration, Asylum & Nationality

Ranjiv is a specialist in immigration challenges by way of Judicial Review against decisions by public authorities, with particular focus on cases with an interface between Immigration and Human Rights law, Immigration and Social Welfare law, and Immigration and European Union law. He is known for his multi-disciplinary approach to practice and has been involved in a number of important cases in these areas.

He combines practice with training and writing in his specialist areas of law.

Notable Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Cases


R (AC) Algeria v SSHD [2020] EWCA Civ 36; [2020] 1 WLR 2893

Important guidance from the Court of Appeal on “grace periods” and immigration detention.


Akinyemi v SSHD (No.2) [2019] EWCA Civ 2019; [2020] 1 WLR 1843

Important guidance from the Court of Appeal on the correct approach to public interest considerations in deportation appeals under Part 5A NIAA 2002.


R (DM)(Tanzania) v SSHD [2019] EWHC 2576; [2019] ACD 133

Successful challenge to immigration detention in context of pending asylum claim and lengthy delay in provision of release accommodation.


SSHD v AB (Jamaica) and AO (Nigeria) [2019] EWCA Civ 661; [2019] 1 WLR 4541

Important guidance from the Court of Appeal on the correct approach to Article 8 appeals when considering Part 5A NIAA 2002.


R (Kedienhon) v SSHD [2017] EWHC 3373 (Admin)

Successful challenge to immigration detention in context of delay in provision of release accommodation


R (HC) v SSWP and others [2017] UKSC 73; [2017] 3 WLR 1486

Consideration by Supreme Court of interface between domestic social security legislation and EU law.


R (Gudanaviciene) v FTT [2017] EWCA Civ 352; [2017] 1 WLR 4095

Guidance from the Court of Appeal on costs and JR claims against tribunals/courts.


Akinyemi v SSHD [2017] EWCA Civ 236; [2017] 1 WLR 3118

Important guidance from the Court of Appeal on lawful residence for the purposes of deportation action


NA (Libya) v SSHD [2017] EWCA Civ 143; [2017] Imm AR 1200

R (SG, K and YT and RG) v SSHD and EHRC [2016] EWHC 2639 [2016] ACD 133

Challenge to asylum support payments by SSHD. Represented YT and RG.


VOM v SSHD [2016] UKUT 410 (IAC); [2017] INLR 464

Procedural guidance from UT on rights of appeal against UT decisions.


R (CTMU) v Southwark LBC [2016] EWCA Civ 707; [2016] HLR 36

Challenge to local authority assistance under s.17 Children Act 1989.


R (O) v SSHD [2016] UKSC 19; [2016] 1 WLR 1717

Guidance from Supreme Court on challenges to immigration detention and mental health.


R (SS) v SSHD [2015] EWHC 3595; [2016] 4 WLR 19

Challenge to complex case concerning fresh claim submissions and immigration detention.


R (Gudanaviciene) and others v Director of Legal Aid Casework and Lord Chancellor [2014] EWCA Civ 1622; [2015] 1 WLR 2247

Important guidance from Court of Appeal on legal aid funding for appeals under LASPO. Represented Gudanaviciene.


R (De Smet) v SSHD [2013] EWHC 4527 (Admin)

Novel case concerning interface between immigration detention and criminal proceedings.


Harrison and AB (Morocco) [2012] EWCA Civ 1736

Important guidance from the Court of Appeal on the Zambrano principle. Represented AB.


R (Essa) v UT and SSHD [2012] EWCA Civ 1718; [2013] Imm AR 644

Important guidance from the Court of Appeal on protection from deportation under EU law.


R (YZ) v SSHD [2012] EWCA Civ 1022; [2013] INLR 60

Important guidance from the Court of Appeal on when the SSHD can be ordered to return an appellant wrongly removed from the UK.


R (MK and AH) v SSHD and Refugee Action [2012] EWHC 1896 (Admin)

Successful challenge to SSHD’s policy on asylum support requiring delay in provision of s.4 accommodation.


R (Anam) v SSHD No.2 [2012] EWHC 1770

Successful challenge to lengthy immigration detention.


R (Mayaya AO and HE) v SSHD [2011] EWHC 3088; [2012] 1 All ER 1491

Represented AO and HE, successful challenge to decisions on duration of leave after successful appeals.


R (MK and TM) v SSHD [2011] EWCA Civ 671; [2012] 1 WLR 765

Consideration of extent of provision permissible under s.4 IAA 1999.


R (BP and others) v SSHD [2011] EWCA Civ 276; [2011] 1 WLR 3187

Procedural guidance on right to an oral hearing in JR proceedings.


FM (Zimbabwe) v SSHD [2011] EWCA Civ 168

Successful appeal in relation to protection claim despite subsequent country guidance reaching a different conclusion on the issues.


R (K) v SSHD [2010] EWHC 1528

Successful challenge to refusal to grant status after immigration appeal allowed.


R (A and others) v Lambeth LBC and SSHD [2009] UKSC 8; [2009] 1 WLR 2557

Important guidance from Supreme Court on age assessments: whether a person was a child was a question of fact to be determined by the Courts, not the local authority. Represented Intervener (Children’s Commissioner).


VW and others v SSHD [2009] EWCA Civ 5; [2009] INLR 295

Court of Appeal judgment on the correct approach to Article 8 in immigration appeals.


Related News, Resources and Events

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Ranjiv Khubber joins the Immigration Group at No5 Barristers’ Chambers

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  • Shortlisted for Legal Aid Barrister of the Year (2013 and 2015)
  • Administrative Bar Law Association (ALBA)
  • Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA)
  • BA (History)
  • MA (History)
  • CPE (Law)
  • ISCL (Bar Finals)

Published articles
Current: providing updates for Butterworths Immigration Law Service and particularly in relation to Human Rights and Immigration law. Previously: providing legal updates on immigration developments for Legal Action Group (LAG) monthly magazine/bulletin.

Seminars presented
Training /seminars on legal developments in relation to practice areas for Legal Action Group (LAG) and Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI).

Related News, Resources and Events

Uncategorised


Ranjiv Khubber joins the Immigration Group at No5 Barristers’ Chambers

No5 Barristers’ Chambers is delighted to welcome Ranjiv Khubber to the Immigration Group. Ranjiv is recognised as a senior junior in immigration based Judicial Review…

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Clerk Team

Abdul Hafeez

Practice Director, Immigration & Public Law

abdulh@no5.com

07957 403805

Lucas Bennett

Practice Manager, Immigration & Public Law

lucasb@no5.com

Jordan Lloyd

Immigration & Public Law Clerk

jordanl@no5.com

Emily Johnston

Immigration & Public Law Clerk

emilyj@no5.com

Hannah Muxlow

Immigration & Public Law Clerk

hannahm@no5.com

Isabella Taylor

Immigration & Public Law Clerk

isabellat@no5.com

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