Supreme Court decision in DN (Rwanda) – what it means and its implications for law on false imprisonment

Tuesday 03 March 2020

Landmark Chambers, 180 Fleet Street, London, EC4A 2HG

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Date and time

Tuesday 03 March 2020 | 17:00 - 19:00

Fee

Free to attend

CPD

2

Programme

The Supreme Court has today allowed the Appellant’s appeal in DN (Rwanda). In doing so, it has overturned the long-standing Court of Appeal decisions in R (Draga) v SSHD [2012] EWCA Civ 842 (“Draga”) and Ullah v SSHD [1995] Imm AR 166. On Tuesday 3rd March, 2020, those who acted for the claimant and other experts, including Stephen Knafler QC, Paul Nettleship, Gordon Lee, Galina Ward and Yaaser Vanderman, will discuss what the case decided and the ongoing implications for the law of false imprisonment.

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