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Brexit and the Rights of EU Nationals

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134 Renfrew Street

3rd Floor, Fleming House

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G3 6ST

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Legal Services Agency in association with the Citizens Rights Project

CPD 3 hours

Registration and Coffee at 9:30am

PEAT Outcome - Relevant legal knowledge

OBJECTIVS

This seminar will cover:

  • “Settled Status and EU citizens” – an outline of the scheme in the light of the current Brexit position
  • EU Citizens’ Rights to Access Public Services
  • Practical guidance on submitting an application for settled status
  • Sources of information, advice, training available on settled status and on EU citizens rights generally.

PARTICIPANTS

This seminar will be of interest to solicitors, trainee solicitors and other legal professionals working in immigration law.

SPEAKERS

Mark Lazarowicz, Advocate, Terra Firma Chambers. Mark Lazarowicz has a varied civil practice, specialising in housing, property, environmental, local government, immigration, social welfare, equalities, human rights, and public law generally. He regularly appears in the Court of Session, particularly in judicial review cases, and in Sheriff Courts. He has also appeared in employment, immigration, and housing tribunals and panels. He is a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association, the Housing Law Practitioners' Association, and the Advocates' Group on EU Law.

Paul Harvey, Advocate, Arnot Manderson Advocates. Paul worked for ten years (2005-2016) as a lawyer in the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. In that period, he worked on cases which touched on virtually every area of human rights law in the United Kingdom. The subject matter of the cases ranged across commercial law, counter-terrorism measures, criminal law, family law, and immigration and asylum law.

Janey Armstrong, Partner, Drummond Miller. Janey is a Partner and is the head of Drummond Miller’s immigration team in Glasgow. She advises on all areas of immigration, asylum, European free movement and nationality law. She has specialised in this area of the law since qualification. She has a particular interest in applications for family members under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.

Noelia Martinez, Project Coordinator, EU Citizens Rights Project Scotland. Noelia Martinez is a freelance journalist, translator and activitist with special interest in citizens rights and migration and gender issues. She has collaborated with EU Citizens Rights Project Scotland since 2018, helping in the organisation of outreach and briefing events for EU/EEA nationals and their families and third sector and local government, with the aimed of informing and raise awareness about Brexit, Citizens Rights and the EU Settlement Scheme.

PROGRAMME

09:30-10:00 Registration and Coffee

10:00-11:00 “Settled Status and EU citizens” – an outline of the scheme in the light of the current Brexit position - Mark Lazarowicz, Advocate

11:00-11:15 Tea/Coffee

11:15-12:00 EU Citizens’ Rights to Access Public Services – before and after Brexit - Paul Harvey, Advocate

12:00-12:30 Applying for settled status – practical advice and experience – Janey Armstrong, Drummond Miller

12:30-13:00 Sources of information, advice and training available on settled status and EU citizens rights - Noelia Martinez, Citizens Rights Project

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G3 6ST

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