Author: Colin Gregory

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Colin Gregory

Colin Gregory is a solicitor in Bhatt Murphy's immigration detention and migrants rights team. Colin specialises in representing those who have been detained by the Home Office, in public law and private law claims. He has worked on many successful immigration-related judicial review applications and civil claims for damages. He is particularly interested in cases which protect and enforce the rights of victims of human trafficking.

On 13 March 2024, in AUS v R [2024] EWCA Crim 322, the Court of Appeal quashed the 2010 conviction of a Somali citizen who was sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment for possession of a false identity document, contrary to s25(1) of the Identity Cards Act 2006. The applicant was...

9th April 2024
BY Colin Gregory

In BSG v R [2023] EWCA Crim 1041, the Court of Appeal quashed the convictions of a young Somali citizen, who suffered ‘a clear injustice’ after being ‘groomed, exploited and threatened’ [para 57] by a human trafficking gang in the UK. Background The applicant, “BSG”, had been convicted of possession...

21st September 2023
BY Colin Gregory
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