Viewing: Public Law for Richard Alomo

Richard is an experienced lawyer who has provided advice and representation to individuals and local authorities in administrative law matters concerning children (applications for assistance under section 17 Children Act 1989 and detention of minors under the Mental Health Act 1983), community care, nationality, housing and discrimination issues.
Richard is a member of Human Rights Law Association,Discrimination Law Association and Housing Law Practitioners’ Association.
Notable Cases
R. (on the application of H) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care [2019] EWHC 2095 (Admin): Birth certificate; Surrogacy
Claim by a child for a declaration that the inability of her genetic father to be named on her birth certificate, by reason of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 s.35 and s.38, amounted to a breach of her rights under ECHR art.8 and art.14
R (G) v HCC; Admin Court 20th December 2018: Placement orders
Represented the successful claimant (mother) in judicial review proceedings to quash a decision by the local authority to place her children with prospective adopters.
Kiarie and Byndloss v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] UKSC 42
Whether certification under section 94B of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 complied with the procedural and substantive requirements of article 8 ECHR.
AB v Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority [2014] (Admin)
Represented AB who was seeking to retrieve gametes from her partner (who was in a vegetative state) so that she could conceive their child.
LB Ealing v Dormer [2009] (CA)
Whether the decision not to grant a tenancy of a property to the ex-partner of the original tenant who had long abandoned his tenancy breached, inter alia, Article 8 ECHR and the sex discrimination legislation.
AK (Russia, Chechnya deserter) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2004] UKIAT 00294
Application of paragraph 171 of the UNHCR handbook.
Krotov v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2004] 1 WLR 1825
Whether a particular conflict must be condemned by the International community before refusal to participate in the same can found an application for refugee status under paragraph 171 of the UNHCR Handbook.
Dempsey v London Borough of Camden [1998] UKEAT 1212-97-2002
Assertion of public interest immunity before Employment Tribunal. Resulted in introduction of practice direction applicable to cases where public interest immunity is asserted before the Employment Tribunal.
Sanderson v Ministry of Defence (EAT) [1996] IRLR 139
Guidance on compensation for pregnancy dismissal from the armed forces
Allen v Canon Hygiene [1994] UKEAT 632-91-103 IRLB
Sex Discrimination. Irrelevance of motivation for discriminatory act.
Cobbold v Immigrants Advisory Bureau [1993] UKEAT 519-91-2610
Sex Discrimination. Irrelevance of motivation for discriminatory act.
Powell v Wandsworth Borough Council [1996] (CA)
Renewed application for judicial review in the Court of Appeal. Discovery of privileged documents and cross-examination in judicial review proceedings.
Housing Law Practitioners’ Association
Discrimination Law Association
Family Law Bar Association
Human Rights Law Association
Accredited Mediator for civil disputes
University of London LLB (Hons)
LLM (Human Rights)
PG Diploma In’tl Comm Arb.

Latest News & Publications

The second strand of Professor A V Dicey’s conception of the rule of law is that no man is above the law and everyone, whatever his condition or rank is, is subject to the ordinary laws of the land....

Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020
The recent judgment of the Court of Appeal in Re LC (A Child) (Placement Order) [2020] EWCA Civ 787...

Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020
A No5 barrister will travel to Nigeria this month to attend the 13th Annual Business Law Conference....

Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019