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DT 1872 ILPA AGM and Conference

ILPA would like to invite you to our 2019 AGM & Conference. We have a day packed full of incredible speakers covering hot topics in immigration and asylum law including; Detention, Contracted Services, Strategic Litigation, Vicarious Trauma and EU Exit Update. 

The ILPA AGM and Conference is a wonderful opportunity for you to meet your peers and is attended by 100+ practitioners and people working within the sector every year.

After the conference everyone is invited to join us at the Punch Tavern, 99 Fleet Street, London, EC47 1DE. 

 
The AGM & Conference is FREE to attend. To book a place please email [email protected]

Event details

Date(s):23 November 2019
Start Time:11:00
End Time:17:00
Location:St Bride Foundation, 14 Bride Lane, London, EC4Y 8EQ
Audience:All ILPA Members
Main area:Immigration;Asylum;European;Business Immigration - individuals;Business Immigration - companies;Family Immigration;Detention
Main area other:This years AGM and conference is taking place at:
St Bride Foundation, 14 Bride Lane, London, EC4Y 8EQ

The AGM & Conference is FREE to attend. To book a place please email [email protected]


Lunch and refreshment are provided. Please inform us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking. 
Topics:11:00 Registration

11:00 - 12:00 Lunch

12:00 - 12:30 AGM Business 

Adrian Berry, Barrister at Garden Court Chambers and Chair of Trustees at ILPA

12:30 - 13:00 Keynote Speaker: Simplication of the Immigration Rules
Sally Weston, Head of Legal Strategy Team, Borders, Immigration and Citizenship System, Home Office

13:00 - 13:45 Session 1: Contracted Services: Sopra Steria, VFS & TLS
Chaired by James Perrott, Senior Counsel at Marcfarlanes LLP and Co-convenor of the ILPA Economic Migration Working Group

Adrian Seelhoff, Principle at A.Seelhoff Solicitors and Chair of the Law Society's Immigration Law Committee and Margot Gibbs, Senior Reporter at Finance Uncovered

13:45 - 14:00 Break

14:00 - 14:45  Session 2: Legal Update - Securing Accountability for the abuse and mistreatment of immigration detainees

Nick Armstrong, Barrister at Matrix Chambers and Alex Goodman, Barrister at Landmark Chambers

14:45 - 15:30 Session 3: Strategic Litigation for Social Change 
Chaired by Alison Pickup, Legal Director at Public Law Project

Charlotte Kilroy QC, Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers and Bella Kosmala, Project Manager of the Strategic Legal Fund managed by ILPA, Roopa Tanna, MiCLU, Islington Law Centre and Laura Gibbons, Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit (GMIAU)

15:30 - 15:45 Break

15:45 - 16:15 Session 4: Vicarious Trauma, well-being and mental health in Immigration practice
Chaired by Nath Gbikpi, Solicitor at Wesley Gryk Solicitors and co-convenor of the ILPA Well-being Working Group

Joanna Fleck of Claiming Space and Anna Robinson, Solicitor at Laura Devine Immigration and Psychotherapist at Anna Robinson Therapy

16:15 - 17:00 European and EU Exit Update
Chaired by Elspeth Guild, Partner at Kingsley Napley, Professory of Law at Queen Mary University and Co-convenor of the ILPA European Working Group

Bernard Ryan, Professor of Migration Law at the University of Leicester, Eva Doerr, Pupil Barrister at Lamb Building and Leonie Hirst, Barrister at Hirst Chambers

17:00 Closing Remarks
Tutor details:Nick Armstrong, Barrister at Matrix Chambers and Alex Goodman, Barrister at Landmark Chambers, Alison Pickup, Legal Director at Public Law Project, Charlotte Kilroy QC, Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers and Bella Kosmala, Project Manager of the Strategic Legal Fund managed by ILPA, Nath Gbikpi, Solicitor at Wesley Gryk Solicitors and co-convenor of the ILPA Well-being Working Group, Joanna Fleck of Claiming Space and Anna Robinson, Solicitor at Laura Devine Immigration and Psychotherapist at Anna Robinson Therapy, Elspeth Guild, Partner at Kingsley Napley, Professory of Law at Queen Mary University and Co-convenor of the ILPA European Working Group, Bernard Ryan, Professor of Migration Law at the University of Leicester, Eva Doerr, Pupil Barrister at Lamb Building and Leonie Hirst, Barrister at Hirst Chambers, Adrian Seelhoff, Principle at A.Seelhoff Solicitors and Chair of the Law Society's Immigration Law Committee, James Perrott, Senior Counsel at Marcfarlanes LLP and Co-convenor of the ILPA Economic Migration Working Group, Margot Gibbs, Senior Reporter at Finance Uncovered, Sally Weston, Head of Legal Strategy Team, Borders, Immigration and Citizenship System, Home Office  - more speakers TBC
Additional information:Lunch and refreshments are provided. Please inform us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.
PriceMember Training Prices: £0

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