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Anthony Vaughan

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Immigration - London (Bar)

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Anthony Vaughan
Anthony Vaughan is an immigration specialist who routinely acts on behalf of high-profile individuals in challenges against decisions of the Home Office, particularly regarding deportation or removal actions. He also assists in cases concerning deprivation of citizenship, including those with a national security element, and detained fast-track claims. He makes regular appearances before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.
Strengths: "Great counsel for complex cases. He has the remarkable ability to think outside the box and fight where many others would accept defeat." "A very bright barrister who marshals materials very quickly and is very detailed and thorough."
Recent work: Acted in Medical Justice v Home Secretary, a case in which the Court of Appeal decided that the Home Office's 'no notice' removals policy was unlawful.
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Anthony is a fearless advocate practicing in public law and human rights, with a particular focus on cases involving immigration, criminality, national security, deprivation of liberty and human trafficking. His cases frequently involve complex issues of law and fact, and he is accustomed to formulating legal strategies across multiple proceedings, including judicial review, civil claims, tribunal proceedings, crime, extradition, international bodies and foreign courts. He is often instructed as sole counsel or leading junior, and is also happy to be led. He has conducted oral advocacy before courts of all levels, including the Supreme Court. He has been involved in proceedings before the Strasbourg Court, as well as international work before regional human rights bodies. Anthony is on the Equality and Human Rights Commission panel of specialist counsel, and has been ranked as a leading junior by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 in immigration for many years.

Professional Memberships

Administrative Law Bar Association

Immigration Law Practitioners Association

Discrimination Law AssociationBA (St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge)

LLM (Distinction) (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London)

Publications

Macdonald's Immigration Law and Practice, 9th and 10th Editions (Butterworths): contributor to European Union law and Immigration Detention chapters.

"Minimum interference versus rationality: the new battleground in HRA proportionality?" [2013] 18 Judicial Review 4, pages 416-420.

Immigration Practice and Procedure in Family Proceedings, Jordans, March 2013 (co-author with Nadine Finch and Omar Shibli).

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