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September 2014

(FULLY BOOKED) DT 1575 ILPA Conference on Business Immigration in the UK

Monday 22 Sep 2014, 9:30, London
6 CPD Hours

Tutors: Conference Chair: Philip Trott, Partner, Bates Wells & Braithwaite Speakers: John Thompson, Head of Migration Policy, Immigration and Border Policy Directorate, Home Office Sophie Barrett Brown, Partner, Laura Devine Solicitors Philip Barth, Withers LLP Chris Randall, Bates Wells & Braithwaite Adrian Berry, Garden Court Chambers; ILPA Chair Joe Middleton, Doughty Street Chambers Chris Magrath, Magrath LLP Nichola Carter, Carter Thomas Tom Brett Young, ASG Immigration Ltd James Perrott, Macfarlanes LLP

The essential conference for Business Immigration practitioners, dealing with key developments in: 

·         Tier 1 Investors and Tier 1 Entrepreneurs and Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneurs
·         Latest Home Office policy developments on Economic Migration
·         Financial requirements and evidence issues: Tier 1 and Tier 2
·         Using Human Rights in Business Immigration
·         The ‘Genuine’ requirements in the PBS Immigration Rules: tactics on application and on administrative review
·          Remedies: Administrative Review, Appeals, and Judicial Review
·         Trends in the PBS system
·         Illegal working: civil penalties, sponsorship and employment law overlap

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(FULLY BOOKED) DT 1563 Indefinite leave to remain - all you need to know

Wednesday 24 Sep 2014, 16.00, London
3 CPD Hours

Tutors: Emma Cohen, Bindmans LLP and Meghan Vozila, Sturtivant and Co

Everything you need to know about applying for indefinite leave to remain including family applications, work routes and long residence.  The course will also cover the Life in the UK test / English language requirement, criminality, the calculation of the period leading to settlement, the definition of continuous residence and the use of discretion.  Time permitting, we shall also touch on indefinite leave for refugees and those with humanitarian protection and discretionary leave.

Meghan and Emma's training for ILPA has been described as "excellent" with delegates valuing the "useful sharing of experiences".

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(FULLY BOOKED) DT 1524 Immigration detention: an update

Monday 29 Sep 2014, 16.00, London
3 CPD Hours

Tutors: Graham Denholm, 1 Pump Court Chambers and James Elliott, Wilson Solicitors LLP

As use of detention powers by the Home Office becomes ever more routine and the periods of detention the courts are willing to uphold as lawful become ever longer, it is imperative that advisors working with detained clients maintain an up-to-date knowledge of practice and procedure in this area. James Elliot and Graham Denholm are both recognised in Chambers & Partners as specialists in immigration detention. They have acted in numerous challenges to detention in the Administrative Court and the Court of Appeal, and also regularly conduct false imprisonment claims against the Home Office in the County Court and the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court. 

*Some members may qualify for a Trust for London funded place on this course. To apply, please click here

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