Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022
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Immigration - London (Bar)
Allan Briddock is an accomplished barrister who frequently appears against the Home Secretary in a variety of immigration matters, including detention and deportation appeals, and judicial review proceedings.
Strengths: "Inventive, thoughtful and strong in immigration cases." "He is very responsive, thoughtful and tactical."
Recent work: Successfully represented the claimant in a judicial review seeking an order to return him to the UK from Nigeria. He had been removed from the UK a number of years before whilst he had an outstanding asylum claim.
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Allan specialises in immigration, asylum and nationality law, including unlawful detention, and anti-discrimination law, focusing on transgender equality. In addition to private immigration and nationality, he has particular expertise in business immigration and is regularly instructed by commercial firms on a variety of immigration matters, including professional negligence, civil penalties, sponsor licence issues, and right to work compliance. He is well known for his expertise in asylum claims based on sexuality or gender identity and is a founding member of the Transgender Equality Legal Initiative (TELI). He has been instructed by ILGA-Europe and TGEU in interventions in the UK and Romania. He recently assisted Stonewall and Rainbow Migration in drafting proposed amendments to the Nationality and Borders Bill. Allan advises corporations on their responsibilities under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and international law to ensure there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in supply chains, and was listed in the 'Top 100 UK Corporate Modern Slavery Influencers Index 2018'. He was shortlisted for the award of '‘Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion’ in the Chambers Awards 2020.
THE RECOGNITION OF REFUGEES BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY IN THE UK: AN OVERVIEW OF LAW AND PROCEDURE, BIRKBECK LAW REVIEW, VOLUME 4 ISSUE 1 NOVEMBER 2016