Stephen Tawiah

  • Year of Call 2014

Instruct Stephen

Introduction

Stephen undertakes a range Public Law, Immigration and Asylum

His Immigration and Asylum Law practice is primarily in refugee and human rights law, and appears frequently for appellants in both the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal. 

Before joining chambers Stephen was part of the Immigration Judicial Review Team and Planning Law Team at the Government Legal Department as an Executive Officer and Litigation Caseworker. During that time he built a strong Judicial Review practice which included immigration detention cases in the High Court and appeals in the Court of Appeal. Responsibiltiies included:

  • Analysing judicial review claims lodged against the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD) and assessing the merits of defending each claim.
  • Drafting summary grounds of defence to defend the SSHD’s decision;

The role involved having and managing his own caseload. 

Alongside his Public and Immigration practice, Stephen regularly undertake work in the area of Family Law. This is primarily in relation to domestic abuse orders, specifically: applications for non-molestation orders and occupation orders.