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September 2019

DT 1839 EU Settlement Scheme (BIRMINGHAM)

Tuesday 03 Sep 2019, 15:00, Birmingham
Tutors: Tom Brett-Young, Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP and Nelson Cifuentes, TRP Solicitors

ILPA are excited to announce a brand new training programme on the EU Settlement Scheme developed in collaboration with the ILPA European working Group. This programme comprises of sixteen training sessions delivered in eight regions across the UK between June 2019 - December 2019. The programme will be delivered in two parts with the introduction course being delivered June 2019 - September 2019, and the advanced course being delivered November 2019 - December 2019. 

This course is a practical session designed to help a caseworker become a pro at using the EU Settlement Scheme. The training will take you through the life cycle of a case using the Android app and will provide you with a detailed overview of the new system and how to effectively navigate it to assist your clients.  The materials will cover the law, documents required, red flags and how non EU national family members also apply under the Scheme. There will also be a specific focus on issues impacting those with vulnerabilities who are looking to make applications under the Scheme.

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DT 1835 Introduction to Tier 2 – Everything you need to know

Thursday 05 Sep 2019, 16:00, London
Tutors: Speakers: Chetal Patel, Bates Wells Braithwaite; Sam Ingham, Laura Devine Immigration; Francesca Sciberras, Laura Devine Immigration.

Practitioners, HR specialists and paralegals will receive an indepth look at the Tier 2 (General) and (Intra-Company Transfer) subcategories of the Points Based System, with an overview of the Sportsperson and Ministers of Religion subcategories. This will include training upon the new changes, ensuring companies are compliance ready from an immigration standpoint as well as providing practical and strategic advice on submitting  applications.
 

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DT 1862 EU Settlement Scheme (BELFAST)

Friday 06 Sep 2019, 10:00, Belfast
Tutors: Bryony Rest, David Gray Solicitors and Lucy Mair, Garden Court North Chambers

ILPA are excited to announce a brand new training programme on the EU Settlement Scheme developed in collaboration with the ILPA European working Group. This programme comprises of sixteen training sessions delivered in eight regions across the UK between June 2019 - December 2019. The programme will be delivered in two parts with the introduction course being delivered June 2019 - September 2019, and the advanced course being delivered November 2019 - December 2019. 

This course is a practical session designed to help a caseworker become a pro at using the EU Settlement Scheme. The training will take you through the life cycle of a case using the Android app and will provide you with a detailed overview of the new system and how to effectively navigate it to assist your clients.  The materials will cover the law, documents required, red flags and how non EU national family members also apply under the Scheme. There will also be a specific focus on issues impacting those with vulnerabilities who are looking to make applications under the Scheme.

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DT 1838 EU Settlement Scheme (NEWCASTLE) - NEW DATE

Monday 09 Sep 2019, 10:00, Newcastle
Tutors: Bryony Rest, David Gray Solicitors and Emma Brooksbank, Freeths LLP

ILPA are excited to announce a brand new training programme on the EU Settlement Scheme developed in collaboration with the ILPA European working Group. This programme comprises of sixteen training sessions delivered in eight regions across the UK between June 2019 - December 2019. The programme will be delivered in two parts with the introduction course being delivered June 2019 - September 2019, and the advanced course being delivered November 2019 - December 2019. 

This course is a practical session designed to help a caseworker become a pro at using the EU Settlement Scheme. The training will take you through the life cycle of a case using the Android app and will provide you with a detailed overview of the new system and how to effectively navigate it to assist your clients.  The materials will cover the law, documents required, red flags and how non EU national family members also apply under the Scheme. There will also be a specific focus on issues impacting those with vulnerabilities who are looking to make applications under the Scheme.

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DT 1837 EU Settlement Scheme (MANCHESTER)

Tuesday 10 Sep 2019, 10:00, Manchester
Tutors: Lucy Mair, Garden Court North and David Pountney, Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit (GMIAU)

ILPA are excited to announce a brand new training programme on the EU Settlement Scheme developed in collaboration with the ILPA European working Group. This programme comprises of sixteen training sessions delivered in eight regions across the UK between June 2019 - December 2019. The programme will be delivered in two parts with the introduction course being delivered June 2019 - September 2019, and the advanced course being delivered November 2019 - December 2019. 

This course is a practical session designed to help a caseworker become a pro at using the EU Settlement Scheme. The training will take you through the life cycle of a case using the Android app and will provide you with a detailed overview of the new system and how to effectively navigate it to assist your clients.  The materials will cover the law, documents required, red flags and how non EU national family members also apply under the Scheme. There will also be a specific focus on issues impacting those with vulnerabilities who are looking to make applications under the Scheme.

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(FULLY BOOKED) DT 1859 ILPA Conference on Business Immigration in the UK

Thursday 12 Sep 2019, 10:00, London
Tutors: Conference Chair: Nicolas Rollason, Kingsley Napley Speakers: Sophie Barrett-Brown of Laura Devine Immigration, Tom Brett-Young of Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP, Jonathan Kingham of North Star Law, James Perrott of Macfarlanes, Penny Evans of Penningtons Manches Cooper, Nichola Carter, Carter Thomas, Chetal Patel of Bates Wells, Marley Morris, Institute for Public Policy Research, Mark Doran and Paul Regan of the Home Office and George Shirley of UKVI More speakers TBC

"A really excellent conference - wide-ranging and very useful!" 

The essential conference for Business Immigration practitioners, dealing with key developments in: 

  • Latest Home Office policy developments on the White Paper and outsourcing
  • Developments with the Innovator and Start-up visas
  • Update on the Investor Visa changes
  • Sponsor Licensing: Tier 2 & 4 compliance issues and challenging Home Office decisions
  • The White Paper: Policy issues & practitioners view
  • The EU Settlement Scheme: Practical & Policy issues 

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DT 1812 ILPA Conference – Children’s Rights in Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law - Brand new Conference

Wednesday 18 Sep 2019, 10:00, London
Tutors: Chairs: Neena Acharya of Coram Children's Legal Centre and Barry O'Leary of Wesley Gryk Solicitors  Panel: Kathryn Cronin of Garden Court Chambers, Catherine Robinson of One Pump Court Chambers, Lucy Leon and Amina Yemmi of The Children's Society, Bella Kosmala, Immigration Law Practitioners' Association, Emma Cohen and Liz Barratt of Bindmans LLP, Katie Dilger of Bates Wells, Clare Jennings of Matthew Gold Solicitors, Abi Brunswick of Project 17, Eleanor Simon of Coram Children's Legal Centre, Juliane Heider of Elder Rahimi Solicitors, Anna Skehan of Migrant & Refugee Children's Legal Unit (MiCLU), Islington Law Centre, Solange Valdez Symonds of the Project for the Registration of Children as British Citizens, Steve Valdez-Symonds of Amnesty International, Tom Hardwick of Coram Children's Legal Centre, Hilka Hollman of Freemans, Alison Hunter of Wesley Gryk Solicitors and Colin Rogerson of Dawson Cornwell

ILPA will be holding its first ever children's rights conference focusing on children across the immigration and asylum system. Aimed primarily at immigration practitioners, but also of interest to family and community care lawyers, the conference aims to cover a wide range of issues and developments in: 

  • The interplay between family and immigration law
  • The best interest of the child
  • Legal aid
  • No recourse to public funds
  • Asylum and trafficking
  • Surrogacy and adoption
  • Registering children as British citizens and 
  • The experience of children themselves within the immigration 

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DT 1863 An Introduction to Business Immigration (Manchester)

Monday 23 Sep 2019, 16:00, Manchester
Tutors: Shara Pledger of Latitude Law and Arshia Hashmi of Freeths LLP

The course will provide an introduction to some of the most relevant areas of UK business immigration law, relating to both individuals and companies. 

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DT 1855 ILPA Seminar: Practising Immigration Law: everything you need to know + Q&A and drinks reception

Tuesday 24 Sep 2019, 17:30, London
Tutors: Chair:  Elspeth Guild Partner, Kingsley Napley and Professor of Law, Queen Mary University  Panel:    Zoe Harper Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers,  Charles Rumsey, Ernst & Young,  Gillian Brownlee, Kingsley Napley,  Michael Hanley, Wilson Solicitors LLP,  Hazar El-Chamaa, Penningtons Manches LLP and Kat Hacker, Helen Bamber Foundation * more speakers to be announced 

Are you thinking of a career in immigration law and want to find out more about training routes and qualifications? This discussion will introduce you to the variety of pathways into practising immigration law and will draw upon the expertise of immigration practitioners from across the sector. Our expert panel will share their routes into, and experience of, practising immigration law as well as providing you tips and guidance for your own career pathway.

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DT 1828 Start ups & Innovators – getting the most from the UK’s business immigration routes (LEEDS)

Monday 30 Sep 2019, 14:00, Leeds
Tutors: Gary McIndoe, Latitude Law and Emma Brooksbank, Freeths

Practitioners continue to questions whether the new business routes introduced under Appendix W in March 2019 are, themselves, "innovative, viable and scalable".

In this course we examine the current state of play with the Start-Up & Innovator categories.

We will also review changed made to Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) extension/ILR requirements and to the Tier 1 (Investor) requirements. 

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