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  • Welcome to Paul Murray
    We are very pleased to announce that Paul Murray (formerly of Garden Court Chambers)  has recently joined 4 Brick Court - his full profile can be found under the 'Barristers' tab.
  • Children In Law
    Jacqui Gilliatt's new website where you will find updated versions of articles previously on this website including the draft LOI for experts.
  • Standard Contractual Terms
    Chambers has adopted the Bar Council's Standard Contractual Terms in privately funded cases.  Please go to the Administration tab.
  • Equality & Diversity
    Please go to the Administration tab to find information about the responses to the Chambers' equality & diversity questionnaire.
  • Grandparents Plus
    4 Brick Court establishes a pro bono advice and training service for the charity Grandparents Plus. 
  • Welcome to Laura Barrie
    Laura Barrie (2005 call) (formerly of Goldsmith's Chambers) has joined 4 Brick Court with effect from 1.6.12.  
  • Fami.li Law
    Chambers has developed a new daily newspaper called Fami.li Law  which is updated daily with news from twitter feeds & family law blogs & websites.
  • Jamaican Links
    Lee Pearman has a longstanding connection with Jamaica and has worked in Kingston with the Independent Jamaica Council for Human Rights in 2002 and 2010. He will next be in Jamaica from 07th to 21st June 2012 to investigate the possibility of setting up a formal link between the Jamaica and UK relating to matters concerning children (care proceedings, assessment, residence, adoption, abduction). This initial phase will include a series of meetings with stake holders from human rights, governmental and non-governmental organisations and, if viable, it is intended that a symposium would be arranged in 2013.

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Link Icon  Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

An independent voluntary organisation campaigning for justice and combating racism in immigration & asylum law & policy.

Link Icon Amnesty International

Contains regional summaries on countries' human rights situation

Link Icon Asylum & Immigration Tribunal

The AIT is the tribunal which hears appeals against immigration determinations by the Home Secretary. The site includes daily court lists and a useful 'information point' with guidance on the appeals' procedure, court addresses, practice directions and determinations.

Link Icon Asylum Aid

Asylum Aid is a charity which provides free legal advice and representation to refugees and asylum seekers seeking safety in the UK from persecution.

Link Icon Asylum Support Info

UK site run by social worker Frank Corrigan with all sorts of useful information about the law and practice relating to asylum seekers. The site does not appear to have been updated for a while.

Link Icon BID

BID provides a free dedicated bail service for those detained under UK immigration legislation.

Link Icon Border & Immigration Authority

Immigration as the government sees it.Contains useful policy information, the full immigration rules, other relevant statutes and application forms which can be downloaded.

Link Icon Electronic Immigration Network

Subscription service providing full text Immigration Appeal Tribunal decisions from September 1997 and summaries of earlier decisions. There is also a useful free access page of links to relevant world wide sites.

Link Icon Foreign & Commonwealth Office

This site contains the latest travel advice for British Nationals wanting to travel abroad.

Link Icon Identity & Passport Service

HO site with application forms and guidance notes for applicants for UK passports. It also details the criteria for British nationality.

Link Icon ILPA - Immigration Law Practitioners Association

UK based association for lawyers and advisers, the site offers links to websites and information about CPD accredited training offered by ILPA. Members must be sympathetic to the aims of the organisation which includes the promotion and improvement of advice to immigrants.

Link Icon Immigration Advisory Service

A charity organisation that provides free advice and representation in immigration and asylum matters

Link Icon Migration Policy Group

This site provides links to policy papers and analysis of legislation on migration and discrimination. It also contains comparative reports on national discrimination laws and EU directives

Link Icon Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner

The OISC is an independent public body responsible for ensuring that all immigration advisers fulfil the requirements of good practice and investigates complaints.

Link Icon Refugee Assessment & Guidance Unit

This unit based at London Metropolitan University supports refugees with high level education or professional qualifications into employment & education. See also the related online information site at http://www.info-for-asylumseekers.org.uk/

Link Icon Refugee Council

Leading refugee agency in the uK offering direct services to refugees and asulym seekers, promoting their rights in the UK and abroad.

Link Icon Refugee Legal Centre

A registered charity organisation that provides advice on national and international human rights' asylum matters

Link Icon UK Visas

Joint HO & FCO site aimed at visitors to the UK (as opposed to people looking for work).

Link Icon UK Work Permits

Part of the Home Office IND - this site provides information on the work permit scheme and downloadable application forms with guidance on completion.

Link Icon UN Refugee Agency

A collection of useful resources including UN country reports, governmental and non-governmental reports.

Link Icon US Department of State

Follow Link at bottom of page to Country Reports on Human Rights records.

Link Icon Workpermit.com

Site administered by Global Immigration Services, with information about work permits and visas for the UK, US, EU, Canada, Australia & New Zealand.