The talk will explore the right to family reunion in international law, under the Refugee Convention and domestic law following consideration of the issue by the Court of Appeal in the recent case of B v Director of the Legal Aid Agency and discuss recent developments in family migration rights for the spouses of UK residents and citizens, in particular the cases of MM v SSHD (minimum income requirement), Bibi v SSHD (English language test) and the ECtHR judgment in Biao v Denmark.

When: 22/01/2015 18:00 - 20:00

Venue: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL

Cost: No charge

CPD  2 hours




17.30 - 18.00 Registration

18.00 - 20.00 Seminar



  • Alastair Logan OBE, Law Society Human Rights committee member


  • Samantha Knights (Matrix Chambers)
  • Dr. Helena Wray (Middlesex University)