Published Monday August 17 2020
On 14 August 2020 an immigration detainee with medical conditions which made him more vulnerable to COVID 19 was released following expedited judicial review proceedings.
Mr Justice Spencer granted interim relief and ordered that the detainee should be released no later than 17 August 2020. He was in fact released on 14 August 2020. Jane Ryan of Bhatt Murphy solicitors and Shu Shin Luh of Garden Court Chambers were instructed in urgent proceedings before the Administrative Court.