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GCN Fairness in Immigration Conference

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The University of Manchester

Barnes Wallis Building

Sackville Street

Manchester

M1 7JA

United Kingdom

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Garden Court North Chambers’ Immigration Team is recognised as one of the leading sets in the country for its provision of specialist advice on all aspects of asylum, immigration and nationality law. The team would like to invite you to a one day conference on how to secure fairness in asylum and immigration.

The conference will cover: Brexit and its effect on EEA nationals and their families, fairness in the First-tier Tribunal, including strategies for dealing with breaches of procedural rules, immigration judicial review, including procedural developments in the Upper Tribunal, fairness for unaccompanied asylum seeking children, including age assessments, fairness post-Kiarie, Regulation 24AA, injunctions and setting aside appeal decisions done in the absence of the deportee, and delays in asylum and immigration cases.

This conference is aimed at solicitors, advisers, legal academics, community organisations and NGOs.

Programme

9.30-10.00am (30 mins) Registration

10.00-10.10am (10 mins) Rory O’Ryan, Opening welcome and keynote introduction

10.10-10.35am (25 mins) Dr Alex Balch, University of Liverpool, Brexit and immigration

10.35-11.00am (25 mins) Professor Helen Stalford, University of Liverpool, How to bring children's rights to bear on immigration practice

11.00-11.30am (30 mins) Dr Alex Balch, University of Liverpool, Professor Helen Stalford, University of Liverpool and members of the Immigration Team, Panel discussion on Brexit and its effect on EEA free movement

11.30-11.45am (15 mins) Morning break

11.45-13.00pm (1hour 15 mins) Jonathan Holt, Elizabeth Mottershaw, Strategy and practical approaches for dealing with Rules Breaches in the FTT

13:00-13.45pm (45 mins) Buffet lunch

13.45-14.45pm (60 mins) Workshops (choose one of two)

Breakout 1 Immigration judicial review: Natalie Wilkins, Kerry Smith

Breakout 2 Age assessments UASC: Vijay Jagadesham, Ben Williams

14.45-15.00pm (15 mins) Afternoon break

15.00-16.00pm (60 mins) Workshops (choose one of two)

Breakout 3 Immigration judicial review: Lucy Mair

Breakout 4 Reg 24AA, injunctions and setting aside appeal decisions done in absence of the deportee: Joe Markus

16.00-16.45pm (45 mins) Tasaddat Hussain, Delays in immigration and asylum

16.45 – 17.00pm (15 mins) Ian McDonald QC, Closing words

What is included?

  • A set of expert presentations and panel discussions by leading immigration law professionals;

  • Breakout sessions led by specialist immigration barristers;

  • Contribution to CPD learning and development;

  • Delegate materials including comprehensive notes;

  • Lunch and refreshments.

Location

The University of Manchester, Barnes Wallis Building, Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 7JA. A short walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station. Click to view interactive map.

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Barnes Wallis Building

Sackville Street

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M1 7JA

United Kingdom

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