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Immigration Law Masterclass Conference 2019

Bilaal Shabbir

Friday, 13 September 2019 from 08:30 to 18:00 (BST)

Immigration Law Masterclass Conference 2019

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General Admission 11 Sep 2019 £60.00 £3.11

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WHEN: Friday, 13th September 2019



Registration will open from 9am and the event will close around 4:30pm followed by a drinks reception. There will be a lunch break and two refreshment breaks throughout the day. Lunch will be provided. Halal and vegetarian options will be provided. 


WHERE: MacKenzie Building, Old Assembly Close, 172 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QX


COST: Tickets are priced at £60 per delegate. Discounts are available for booking of two or more. 


This full-day conference will examine topical areas of immigration law and is a follow-up event of last year’s conference and the 2017 EU Law & Post-Brexit Immigration Conference (featured in the Free Movement Blog here - and on the Napier University News here -


Like every year, a donation will be made to the World Care Foundation, a humanitarian and refugee charity with a 100% donation policy.


Delegates will have an opportunity to hear from distinguished Counsel at the Scottish and English Bar as well as expert practitioners from leading immigration firms throughout Scotland. 

The event will be chaired by Bilaal Shabbir, a Trainee Solicitorl & Head of Court of Session Litigation at MBS Solicitors. 

The event is designed to provide useful, practical guidance and expert insights into new developments in the law and legal practice, including:


  • What Brexit will do for Migration
  • An Employer's Guide to the New Immigration System
  • Issues involving Children & Appendix FM
  • Permission in Judicial Review cases
  • Preparing Applications for Victims of Domestic Violence under Appendix FM
  • Does UK Immigration Policy work for the UK?
  • How to prepare and present asylum appeals
  • Lessons from KV (Sri Lanka) - Medical Expertise & The Istanbul Protocol
  • Private and Family Life Update 


Speakers will include:


  • Bilaal Shabbir (Trainee Solicitor, MBS Solicitors)
  • Lady Carmichael (Senator of the College of Justice)
  • Aidan O'Neill QC (Advocate, Ampersand Advocates)
  • Stuart McWilliams (Partner, Morton Fraser LLP)
  • Jacqueline Moore (Head of Immigration, Shepherd & Wedderburn)
  • Jamie Kerr (Partner, Burness Paul LLP)
  • Andrew Webster QC (Advocate, Hastie Stables)
  • Alan Caskie (Advocate, Hastie Stables)
  • Richard Drabble QC (Barrister, Landmark Chambers) 
  • Mark Symes (Barrister, Garden Court Chambers)


The event is likely to be in very high demand. Spacing is limited and prior booking will be necessary. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. If after booking you cannot subsequently attend, please let us know to avoid disappointment to others.


The event will be of interest to practitioners, academics, law students and stakeholders.  


The event is eligible for 5 hours CPD. 


Any questions about the event can be emailed to


MBS Solicitors -

Hastie Stables -


McNeill & Cadzow -

Do you have questions about Immigration Law Masterclass Conference 2019? Contact Bilaal Shabbir

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MacKenzie Building
Old Assembly Close
172 High Street
EH1 1QX Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Friday, 13 September 2019 from 08:30 to 18:00 (BST)

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