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DT 1836 Immigration appeals and judicial review

You will gain a detailed understanding of
  • how appeals operate in asylum and human rights cases under the more restricted provisions of the Immigration Act 2014
  • how they relate to the process of administrative review
  • the changes in Article 8 appeals made by the 2014 Act and proposed in the Immigration Bill 2015
  • the opportunities and limitations involved in judicial review challenges

Event details

Date(s):12 November 2019
Start Time:16.00
End Time:19.15
Audience:Practitioners with some experience of appeals under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002, and some understanding of the availability of judicial review.
Main area:Immigration;Asylum;Judicial Review;Removal/deportation
  • Rights of appeal in asylum and human rights cases
  • S120 notices and raising new grounds
  • New statutory provisions on Article 8
  • Non-suspensive appeals in Article 8 cases
  • Administrative review
  • Judicial review
  • Limitations to legal aid
Tutor details:Ronan Toal, Garden Court Chambers and Alison Pickup, Public Law Project
Tutor biographies:Ronan's practice covers all areas of asylum and immigration, including appeals against deportation of victims of trafficking and claims for judicial review of the Home Office’s conduct and policy.  He edits Macdonald’s Immigration Law and Practice, is a member of ILPA's Committee of Trustees and has been actively involved in lobbying on behalf of ILPA on legislation, rules and policy changes.

Alison Pickup is Legal Director of the Public Law Project. She leads PLP’s work addressing unlawful and unfair systems in the context of benefit sanctioning, promoting and safeguarding the rule of law during (and following) Brexit,  and the access to justice project. Before joining PLP, Alison was in private practice at Doughty Street Chambers where she had a claimant-focused immigration and public law practice with a particular focus on migrants’ rights. She is a co-author of the Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals (published on and has frequently trained on immigration and asylum law for ILPA and others. Alison was awarded the Legal Aid Barrister of the Year in 2015 and was also recognised as Chambers and Partners UK Bar Awards’ Public Law and Human Rights Junior of the Year.

PriceMember Training Prices: £120
Concessionary Training Prices: £60
Non Member Training Prices: £240

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