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FULLY BOOKED DT 1566 An Introduction to SIAC – practice and procedure

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This session is aimed at qualified practitioners with litigation experience in both immigration and public law who are considering practising in the Special Immigration Appeals Commission
(SIAC) and practitioners who are just beginning in SIAC.

Event details

Date(s):31 July 2014
Start Time:16:00
End Time:19:15
Location:London
Level:Basic;Intermediate;Advanced
Audience:Good basic knowledge of immigration/public law will be assumed.
Main area:Immigration;Removal/deportation
Main area other:Deprivation of citizenship/naturalisation   
Aim of course:Attendees will get a basic grounding/understanding in the following:
-       Why SIAC came into being
-       scope of SIAC’s expanded jurisdiction
-       role of Special Advocates
-       SIAC’s practice -  including closed material procedures,
-       Disclosure principles
-       Tactical awareness.
 
Tutor details:Martin Chamberlain QC Sonia Routledge, Birnberg Peirce & Partners Amanda Weston – barrister at Garden Court Chambers
Tutor biographies:Martin Chamberlain QC – barrister, Brick Court chambers and experienced Special Advocate, provided evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the operation of the Special Advocate system, acted as SA in Abu Hamza, Abu Qatada (Othman) successful appeals, also Bank Mellat, Evans & SM v Secretary of State for Defence and numerous other leading cases.
Amanda Weston – barrister at Garden Court Chambers, represents a number of appellants/claimants in proceedings concerning deportation, exclusion and citizenship where ‘closed material procedures’ have been invoked by the Secretary of State eg BB (Algeria), K2, L1,  Ignaoua,  B,  and  AHK.
Sonia Routledge - ‘outstanding’ (Chambers & Partners) solicitor with 10 years litigation experience, now at  BPP –  represented L1 in his deprivation of citizenship appeal, and has since 2006 represented Appellants in asylum and deportation appeals before SIAC. 
PriceConcessionary Training Prices: £60
Member Training Prices: £120
Non Member Training Prices: £240

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