This week, Mr Billal Malik represented a client at the Family Court. Billal’s client had applied for (1) a Child Arrangements Order and (2) a declaration of Parental Responsibility.
- Billal practices in all areas of family, employment and immigration law. He has particular expertise in: family (financial or children related) cases with an immigration-related dimension, complex immigration or nationality matters, and employment cases involving unfair dismissal, discrimination, or whistleblowing.
- He has years of experience in representing clients across various court and tribunals, including: the family court, employment tribunals, immigration tribunals, High Court, and Court of Appeal.
- Qualifications: LLB (Law), LLM (International and Human Rights Law).
- Year of qualification: 2008.
- Previously he worked as a law tutor at King’s College, University of London, and as a legal editor for an international legal publisher. He has authored several articles on various aspects of law.
- Matrimonial finance/financial remedies proceedings
- First hearings, Financial Dispute Resolution (FDR) and final hearings
- Advice on financial settlements
- Children Act proceedings
- Fact-finding hearings, Dispute Resolution Appointments (DRA) hearings, final hearings
- Unfair dismissal
- Harassment & victimisation
- Redundancy & pay disputes
- Employer settlement negotiations
- Employment Tribunal claims and hearings
- Article 8, human rights, & family applications
- ILR & nationality issues
- Sponsored working & business
- Administrative Review applications
- Appeals to the immigration tribunals and courts against Home Office decisions
- Judicial review claims against Home Office decisions
- Retrospective Legislation & the ECHR – Law Journal
- Tribunal Procedure & Time Limits – Law Journal
- Mutual Assistance: JP Morgan Chase v SSHD – Criminal Law & Justice
- Confiscation Orders & Bankruptcy – Criminal Law & Justice
- Silence on Legal Advice – International Journal of Evidence & Proof
- The Hearsay Rule Under the CJA 2003 – International Journal of Evidence & Proof