The Court of Appeal (The Masters of the Rolls, Asplin LJ and Leggatt LJ) hands down its judgment in Lal v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 1925. Permission to appeal was given in this case by Hamblen LJ to enable the Court of Appeal to consider whether the “insurmountable obstacles” test in Paragraph EX1 of Appendix FM to the Immigration Rules involves an “objective” or “subjective” consideration.
The Court of Appeal, on the issues of law, held that:
Zane Malik appeared for the Secretary of State for the Home Department.
The Court of Appeal’s full judgment is available here.