Understanding and Challenging Sham Marriage Claims

Understanding and Challenging Sham Marriage Claims
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  • Released 4th Aug 2022
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Sham Marriage findings can be difficult to challenge. This session will lead you through the relevant law and allow you to make more effective applications when these issues arise and to better challenge decisions by appeal.

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Learning objectives:

  • The right to marry,
  • The distinctions in the definitions of sham marriage and marriage of convenience and the difficulties this can create
  • The Marriage Referral and Investigation Scheme introduced by Part 4 of the Immigration Act 2014
  • The need to consider the lawfulness of UKVI marriage investigations
  • Consideration of useful UKVI Policy Guidance
  • An analysis of the relevant authorities including on the burden of proof, evidential issues



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Priya Solanki

Barrister • One Pump Court

Priya is a busy and experienced specialist in immigration and asylum law. She is frequently instructed in appeals against decisions of the First-Tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal, and in judicial reviews and administrative review challenges against decisions of the Secretary of State. She is recommended by Legal 500.

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