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(FULLY BOOKED) DT 1826 Civil Claims for Unlawful immigration Detention: practice and procedure

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To introduce practitioners to the practical and procedural steps in conducting unlawful detention claims in the civil courts. 

The focus of the course will be on the CPR and practical steps involved in preparing a claim for damages for unlawful immigration detention. 

Event details

Date(s):30 January 2020
Start Time:16:00
End Time:19:15
Location:London
Level:Intermediate
Audience:Solicitors and barristers in immigration or immigration related practice with knowledge of the principles of liability in unlawful immigration detention claims and experience of bringing challenges to immigration detention who wish to develop their practices in this area.
Main area:Immigration;Detention
Aim of course:
  • To introduce practitioners to the practical and procedural steps in conducting unlawful detention claims in the civil courts;
  • To update practitioners on changes to the CPR and recent relevant procedural authorities. 
Topics:The focus of the course will be on the practical steps involved in preparing a claim for damages for unlawful immigration detention. 

Topics to be covered include: 
  • Investigating a claim and initial steps
  • Pre-action steps
  • Assessing quantum and settlement strategy
  • Conducing civil litigation following the Jackson reforms
  • Issuing claims and statements of cases
  • Allocating and cost budgeting
  • Disclosure
  • Witness statements
  • Expert evidence
Tutor details:Graham Denholm of Landmark Chambers, Janet Farrell and Jane Ryan of Bhatt Murphy Solicitors
Tutor biographies:Graham Denholm
 
Graham Denholm is a barrister at Landmark Chambers. He was called to the Bar in 2001. He is ranked in the legal directories as a leading junior in Immigration, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, and Administrative and Public Law. His work spans a broad range of immigration-related litigation and public law challenges more generally. He has a particular expertise in the law relating to immigration detention, and is a co-author of Detention under the Immigration Acts: Law and Practice (OUP, 2015). 

Jane Ryan

Jane is a Partner at Bhatt Murphy Solicitors. She specialised in civil claims, public law and human rights with a particular focus on the civil liberties of prisoners and those detained under immigration powers. She has a number of cases working with LGBT people who have been mistreated and are seeking accountability. She is listed in Civil liberties and Human rights in the Legal 500 and the Chambers directory. Her recent immigration cases include R(ASK) v SSHD [2019] EWCA 129; MS (a child by his litigation friend MAS) v SSHD [2019] EWCA. 
PriceConcessionary Training Prices: £60
Member Training Prices: £120
Non Member Training Prices: £240

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