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DT 1766 Civil claims for unlawful immigration detention: practice and procedure

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):24 May 2018
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 practice in this area.
Main area:Detention
Aim of course:To introduce practitioners to the practical and procedural steps in conducting unlawful detention claims in the civil courts.
 
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
- Conducting civil litigation following the Jackson reforms
- Issuing claims and statements of case
- Allocation and cost budgeting
- Disclosure
- Witness statements
- Expert evidence​