DT 1764 ILPA Conference on Immigration Detention

The first ILPA conference of its kind on immigration detention providing attendees with a comprehensive knowledge and advanced understanding of the statutory and policy framework of immigration detention, including recent policy developments and cases.

Event details

Date(s):09 October 2018
Start Time:09.30
End Time:18:00
Audience:Solicitors and barristers representing clients who are or have been in immigration detention.
Main area:Detention
Aim of course:

  • The second Shaw review, staff culture and campaigns for improved safeguards for detainees
  • Access to justice issues for immigration detainees
  • Bail Update
  • Detention of EU nationals
  • Challenges to detention conditions
  • Vulnerable groups, including adults at risk and victims of trafficking
  • Split Families
  • Update on Hardial Singh and Article 5
Tutor details:Guest speakers: Stephen Shaw CBE, Independent Assessor of Complaints for the Crown Prosecution Service; Corey Stoughton, Acting Director, Liberty Other speakers include: Laura Dubinsky, Doughty Street Chambers; Nina Rathbone-Pullen, Wilson Solicitors LLP; Pierre Makhlouf, Bail for Immigration Detainees; Shu Shin Luh, Garden Court Chambers; Stephanie Harrison QC, Garden Court Chambers; Graham Denholm, Landmark Chambers; Hannah Watkins, Wilson Solicitors LLP; Gareth Mitchell, Deighton Pierce Glynn; Rakesh Signh, The Public Law Project; Toufique Hossain, Duncan Lewis Amanda Weston QC, Garden Court Chambers; and more.
Tutor biographies:

Stephen Shaw CBE is the independent assessor of complaints for the Crown Prosecution Service, independent complaints assessor for the Department for Transport, and longstanding Verita associate.  He also is also a member of the tribunal of the National Federation of Property Professionals that adjudicates upon complaints against estate agents, letting agents, auctioneers and valuers.  His career spans the public, private and third sectors.

Stephen is the author of the Shaw Review on immigration detention (Review into the Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons, 2016) commissioned on behalf of the Home Secretary.  In 2013-14, he chaired the Independent Advisory Panel on Non-Compliance Management that advised the Home Office on safer methods of restraint during immigration removal.  

Stephen is a very experienced lecturer, public speaker, and trainer, and has published widely.  In 2010 he received the Perrie Award for lifetime contribution to criminal justice.

Mary Bosworth is the Director of the Centre for Criminology and Director of Border Criminologies, an interdisciplinary research group focusing on the intersections between criminal justice and border control. In addition to being Professor of Criminology, she is a Fellow of St Cross College at the University of Oxford and, concurrently, Professor of Criminology at Monash University. Prof. Bosworth conducts research into the ways in which prisons and immigration detention centres uphold notions of race, gender and citizenship and how those who are confined negotiate their daily lives. Her research is international and comparative and has included work conducted in Britain, France, Greece, the US and Australia.  Prof. Bosworth 's research on immigration detention has been funded by the European Research Council, the Leverhulme Trust, the British Academy, the ESRC, the Nuffield Foundation and the John Fell Fund. Further details about some of these projects can be found on the Border Criminology website . Mary is the UK Editor-in-Chief of Theoretical Criminology, a co-editor of Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship, and a member of the editorial boards of Race & Justice, the International Journal of Migration and Border Studies and Clarendon Studies in Criminology at Oxford University Press.

PriceConcessionary Training Prices: £120
Member Training Prices: £240
Non Member Training Prices: £480

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