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DT 1882 International Protection Law Update

International protection law has rarely been so active as in the last 12 months. The leading textbook writers on UK asylum law are back to explain the latest thinking. 

Event details

Date(s):20 January 2020
Start Time:16.00
End Time:19.15
Audience:Anyone representing in asylum working, solicitors, barristers and caseworkers.
Main area:Asylum
Aim of course:
To update delegates on the latest case law and principled emerging in asylum casework. 
  • Determining status - internal relocation, military service and persecution, claims based on religion, the rise of cessation and revocation. 
  • Evidencing the claim - medical evidence in international protection and "health" human rights claims, the latest thinking on Country Guidelines. 
  • Procedures - Dublin 3, asylum and the overlap with trafficking and private life claims, grants of restricted leave and running fresh claims. 
Tutor details:Mark Symes and Peter Jorro, Garden Court Chambers.
Tutor biographies:
Mark Symes is a barrister at Garden Court Chambers practising in all areas of immigration, asylum, and human rights law, and has represented clients in every court from the Tribunal to the Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights. He has acted in many seminal cases which have established key principles in international protection law. 

Mark also sits as a judge of the Upper Tribunal. He is the co-author of Asylum Law and Practice (“encyclopedic... pre-eminent” according to one Supreme Court judge) and the Immigration Appeals and Remedies Handbook. Mark is very active in public speaking and training, participating in conferences with the International Association of Migration Law Judges and the European Council for Refugees and Exiles. He is a fellow of the Institute of Advanced Studies.

Peter Jorro practices in all areas of immigration law at all levels, including as junior counsel in the Supreme Court in HJ (Iran). He has a wealth of experience and success in asylum, human rights, ‘Points Based System’, business, ‘sponsorship’, EEA, family and general immigration cases both on appeal and on judicial review. He advises a number of solicitors’ firms in relation to cases involving immigration problems for high net worth individuals and businesses and also represents asylum applicants from many countries at all levels of ‘profile’. He has advised in both extradition and family law cases in respect to immigration and asylum related issues. He is co-author, with Mark, of Asylum Law And Practice and of the Immigration Appeals and Remedies Handbook and is a long running contributor to Macdonald’s Immigration Law & Practice.

PriceConcessionary Training Prices: £60
Member Training Prices: £120
Non Member Training Prices: £240

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