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September 2015

(FULLY BOOKED) DT 1641 Overview of Tier 5 of the Points Based System - with a focus on Tier 5 Government Authorised Exchange and the Youth Mobility Scheme

Thursday 03 Sep 2015, 16.00, ONLINE
1 CPD Hours

Tutors: Katrin Wilson, Fragomen LLP Emma Bennett, Fragomen LLP

The aim of the course is to ensure that participants are given an overview of the Tier 5 sub-categories focusing mainly on (1) the Government Authorised Exchange scheme and (2) the Youth Mobility Scheme.  The course will be designed to ensure that participants have an understanding of the law / practice and can advise UK sponsors, and migrants, on breaches including how non-compliance will impact on the overarching body, employers and Tier 5 migrants.

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(FULLY BOOKED) DT 1628 Nationality law is fun

Wednesday 09 Sep 2015, 16.00, London
3 CPD Hours

Tutors: Alison Harvey, Legal Director, ILPA Adrian Berry, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers

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

The session is aimed at practitioners who want to develop their understanding of nationality law and who are interested in more than making applications for citizenship. Start in 1607 and consider that nationality legislation of 1914 and 1948 before turning to the development of the British Nationality Act 1981 to the present day: the Citizenship (Armed Forces) Bill currently before parliament.  Understand the implications of status tracing for your client and emerge a better-informed and wiser immigration, asylum and nationality lawyer.  The course does not cover naturalization.

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DT 1625 What to do and what not to do when taking cases in the higher courts

Thursday 17 Sep 2015, 16:00, London
3 CPD Hours

Tutors: Judith Farbey QC, Doughty Street Chambers; Abigail Smith, Garden Court Chambers

A hands-on look at practice and procedures in the higher courts particularly the Administrative Court and the Court of Appeal but also covering JR in the Upper Tribunal.  Participants will be guided through the right (and the wrong) way to prepare for hearings and deal with all the various procedural steps.  Participants will gain detailed knowledge of procedural requirements and ‘know-how’ for effective presentation of the client’s case.  

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DT 1637 ILPA Conference on Business Immigration in the UK

Monday 28 Sep 2015, 9:30, London
6 CPD Hours

Tutors: Conference Chair: Sophie Barrett-Brown, Partner, Laura Devine Solicitors Speakers: Nick Rollason, Kingsley Napley; Rose Carey, Charles Russell Speechlys; Kellie Sullivan, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Adrian Berry, Garden Court Chambers; Chris Randall, Bates Wells & Braithwaite Philip Trott, Bates Wells & Braithwaite; Philip Barth, Withers LLP; Tom Brett Young, ASG Immigration Ltd.

"A really excellent conference - wide-ranging and very useful!" a former delegate. 

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

  • Tier 1 Investors, Tier 1 Entrepreneurs and Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneurs
  • Latest Home Office policy developments on Economic Migration
  • Developments in Tier 2
  • Sponsor Licensing issues in Tier 2, Tier 4 and Tier 5
  • Human Rights in Business Immigration
  • Remedies: Administrative Review, Appeals, and Judicial Review
  • Trends in the PBS system


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