*R (on the application of Sathivel) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; R (on the application of Ajani) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; R (on the application of Ncube) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Solicitor – Referral. In three cases, the conduct of the professionals involved amounted to a serious and persistent failure to adhere to proper standards, and it was proper to refer the file to the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The Divisional Court further set out guidelines as to the procedure to be applied in the future cases referred because of concerns that the legal professionals acting had, in their professional behaviour, fallen far short of the standards required of those conducting proceedings on behalf of clients.

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