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DT 1829 Country Guidance


 The training will cover: how the tribunal makes country guidance decisions; general themes and approaches in country guidance decision making; how country guidance cases are applied by the Home Office, the tribunal and the courts; how to challenge country guidance decisions; how to distinguish a case from the country guidance; how to change the country guidance.
 


 

Event details

Date(s):22 January 2020
Start Time:16:00
End Time:19:15
Location:London
Level:Intermediate;Advanced
Audience:The training is aimed at practitioners who may be involved in country guidance cases or who represent asylum seekers from countries about which there is country guidance.
Main area:Asylum
Topics:The training will cover:
  • how the tribunal makes country guidance decisions;
  • general themes and approaches in country guidance decision making;
  • how country guidance cases are applied by the Home Office,
  • the tribunal and the courts;
  • how to challenge country guidance decisions;
  • how to distinguish a case from the country guidance;
  • how to change the country guidance.

 
 
Tutor details:Ronan Toal, Garden Court Chambers
Tutor biographies:Ronan Toal, Garden Court Chambers

Ronan's practice covers all areas of asylum and immigration. He has a detailed knowledge and understanding of the complex and changing interrelationship of international and European law, domestic legislation, immigration rules and policies and judicial decisions that make immigration and asylum a complicated area law.

Having worked in the area since 1989, Ronan has a detailed knowledge and understanding of the complex and changing interrelationship of international and European law, domestic legislation, immigration rules and policies and judicial decisions that make immigration and asylum a complicated area law. He is able to identify practical and creative solutions to his clients' immigration problems and to give clear and comprehensive advice. His assistance ensures the most effective presentation of his clients' cases to the immigration authorities and to the courts and tribunals. Ronan edits Macdonald's Immigration Law and Practice, the leading practitioners' text.


He has made a number of fact-finding visits to Kenya and Djibouti to gather evidence for use in Somalis' asylum and family reunion appeals, including in a number of country guidance cases.

Ronan has recently been instructed in cases involving challenges to:
  • Refusals of applications for leave to remain under the points based system and under the family immigration rules
  • The withdrawal of sponsorship licences
  • The deportation of individuals convicted of manslaughter and of conspiracy to import heroin and of individuals with serious mental illnesses
  • Decisions to remove individuals that would cause catastrophic harm to their health
  • Decisions to remove long resident individuals
  • Denial of rights of appeal
  • Detention under Immigration Act powers
  • He has also been instructed in civil claims for damages for unlawful detention and damages for Refoulement
PriceConcessionary Training Prices: £60
Member Training Prices: £120
Non Member Training Prices: £240

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