Graham Denholm

Barrister, Landmark Chambers

Graham is a public law specialist with a focus on immigration (including personal and business immigration), community care, and housing. He appears regularly before the Administrative Court, the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court, the County Court and the First-Tier and Upper Tribunals, and in the Court of Appeal. He has appeared before the Supreme Court and has acted in cases before the European Court of Human Rights.

Graham has developed a particular specialism in the law relating to immigration detention. As well as challenges to detention by way of judicial review he has extensive experience of pursuing claims for damages for false imprisonment in the High Court and the County Court. He has trained widely on detention law and bail. He is the co-author of Detention under the Immigration Acts: Law and Practice (OUP, 2015).

Graham also has experience of housing and homelessness claims, community care (in particular, age dispute challenges to local authority age assessments), and personal injury litigation.