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DT 1747 Understanding Schengen visas

This intensive course will give you the opportunity to learn from a world expert all that you need to know about the Schengen Visa Code, which non-EU nationals need visas to travel to the Schengen area of Europe, and the effect of the refugee crisis.

Event details

Date(s):15 February 2018
Start Time:14.00
End Time:17:15
Audience:Practitioners who see clients who wish to travel to Schengen States.
Main area:European
Aim of course:By the end of the course, you will understand how the Schengen Visa Code works, what the law and practice is on the issue of Schengen visas, and how to use the Code to benefit your clients.
  • What are Schengen visas and what does the law cover
  • The Handbook on the issue of Schengen visas
    • Rules and requirements for the issue of short stay visas
    • What documents must be supplied with the application
    • What fees can be charged
    • The role of private agencies in the application process
    • Reasons for refusal and rights of appeal

Tutor details:Elspeth Guild, Kingsley Napley LLP Gillian Brownlee, Kingsley Napley LLP Shahirur Choudhury, Kingsley Napley LLP
Tutor biographies:Elspeth Guild is a partner at Kingsley Napley LLP and an internationally acknowledged expert in the field of European immigration law. She acted as Special Advisor to the House of Lords Inquiry into Economic Migration in the EU, and is involved in training judges in EU law. She convenes ILPA's European Working Group and holds a part-time chair as Professor of European Migration Law at the University of Nijmegen in Holland.

Gillian Brownlee is Legal Counsel (FCILEx) in Kingsley Napley's Immigration team.  She has many years experience in advising international corporations on UK immigration, as well as managing global and compliance projects, advising high net worth individuals and representing clients on the Points Based System.

Shahirur Choudhury joined Kingsley Napley’s immigration team in 2011.  Shahirur currently advises large corporate clients from the oil and gas industry, financial services as well as legal sectors on all areas of the Points Based System.  He possesses an in depth knowledge on Sponsor Licence applications and Tier 2 compliance and frequently attends Home Office compliance visits.  Shahirur also holds expert knowledge on Schengen visas, Van der Elst visas and complex nationality issues.  He regularly provides internal and external training on all aspects of Schengen visas.
PriceConcessionary Training Prices: £60
Member Training Prices: £120
Non Member Training Prices: £240

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