Judicial Review Procedure UK Immigration

What is a Judicial Review (JR)?

JR is an application to the Court seeking a review the lawfulness of a decision made by a public body in their exercise of a public function; It can only be used where there are no other legal avenues available to challenge the decision; In terms of Immigration, JR can be used to challenge certain refusal decisions made by UKVI /ECO, for example decision which do not attract a right of appeal or AR; The role of the Court/Tribunal is to review the lawfulness or reasonableness of a decision.