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DT 1512 Refugee and International Protection Law Update

We are delighted to welcome back Mark Symes and Peter Jorro, the authors of Symes and Jorro on Asylum Law and Practice, now in its second edition, to update you on the latest developments legal developments on refugee law, subsidiary protection, other human rights Conventions relevant to protection of migrants, and litigation likely to arise out of these developments. Make sure you are up to speed with the latest developments in caselaw and fully understand its potential, that you fully understand the areas in which the law is developing and have a sense of what you can do next.  The course will address the full implications of decisions such as RT (Zimbabwe) [2012] UKSC 38 for your practice.  A chance to develop your own thinking and approach to your cases.

*This course is funded by Trust for London*

Event details

Date(s):25 November 2013
Start Time:16.00
End Time:19.15
Location:London
Level:Intermediate
Audience:All those who prepare and present asylum applications and appeals – solicitors, caseworkers, and barristers. Prior knowledge of asylum work is desirable.
Main area:Asylum
Aim of course:
Asylum law is never dull. There is ongoing litigation on various aspects of international protection law, both regarding refugees and those eligible for subsidiary protection. The UK courts have continued to develop their interpretation of all aspects of this area of law. This course aims to update delegates with the developments in domestic and European case law.
 
Topics:Consequences of criminality, exclusion from refugee status, the terms of discretionary leave to remain, third country cases, disputed nationality, the scope of Humanitarian Protection, and accelerated procedures.
Tutor details:Mark Symes and Peter Jorro, Garden Court Chambers.
Tutor biographies:
Mark and Peter specialise in advice and representation in all areas of immigration, asylum, and human rights law. They are co-authors of "Asylum Law and Practice" as well as being authors of and contributors to many other ayslum and immigration law related works.
PriceConcessionary Training Prices: £60
Member Training Prices: £120
Non Member Training Prices: £240

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