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Iran Country Guidance Heard

DATE: 11 May 2016

The Upper Tribunal has heard a Country Guidance case concerning Iran.  The issues relate to whether an individual will be at risk on the basis of (1) illegal exit from Iran; (2) being a failed asylum seeker.  Having heard evidence and submissions, the Tribunal is considering its decision. 

Richard Drabble QC was senior counsel for the Appellant SSH, leading Rebecca Pickering, instructed by Parker Rhodes Hickmotts solicitors

Alistair Mills was sole counsel for the Appellant HR, instructed by Christian Gottfried & Co Solicitors

Lisa Busch QC was sole counsel for the Respondent Secretary of State, instructed by the Government Legal Department