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

"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 

Event details

Date(s):12 September 2019
Start Time:10:00
End Time:17.00
Main area:Immigration;Business Immigration - individuals;Business Immigration - companies
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Aim of course:

This conference is designed to examine key developments in Business Immigration Law in the UK.

Topics:09:30 - 10:00 Registration

10:00 - 10:30 Welcome & Chairs Opening Remarks 
Nicolas Rollason, Partner and Head of Department (Immigration) at Kingsley Napley

10:30 - 11:30 UKVI: Operational Update 
George Shirley, Head of PBS, Citizenship and the Windrush Taskforce, Home Office - UKVI

11:30 - 12:00 Break

12:-13:00 Session 2a: Endorsing Bodies
Cansu Deniz Bayrak, Partner, Bethnal Green Ventures

Session 2b: Development with Innovator and Start-ups and Update on Investor visa changes
Sophie Barrett-Brown, Senior Partner and Head of UK Practice at Laura Devine Immigration

Session 2c: Can the Sole Rep. visa help Businesses and Entrepreneurs? 
Nichola Carter, Head of Immigration at Carter Thomas and co-convenor of the ILPA Yorkshire and North East Working Group

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:00 The Future of UK Immigration Policy: Where are we heading?
James Perrott, Senior Counsel at Macfarlanes and co-convenor of the ILPA Economic Migration Working Group and Marley Morris, Associate Director - Immigration, Trade and EU Relations at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)

15:00 - 15:45 Session 4: Tier 2 and Tier 4 Compliance issues and challenging Home Office decisions
Penny Evans, Associate Director at Penningtons Manches Cooper and Chetal Patel, Partner at Bates Wells

15:45 - 16:00 Break 

16:00 -16:45 Session 5: EU Settlement Scheme: Practical and Policy Issues
Tom Brett-Young, Partner at Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP and co-convenor of the ILPA Economic Migration Working Group and Jonathan Kingham, Solicitor at North Star Law and co-convenor of the ILPA European Migration Working Group

16:45 - 17:00 Chair's Closing Remarks
Nicolas Rollason, Partner and Head of Department (Immigration) at Kingsley Napley
Tutor details: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, Cansu Deniz Bayrak of Bethnal Green Ventures, Chetal Patel of Bates Wells, Marley Morris, Institute for Public Policy Research and George Shirley of UKVI More speakers TBC
Tutor biographies:

Additional information:Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.
PriceMember Training Prices: £360
Non Member Training Prices: £720
Concessionary Training Prices: £180

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