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Symposium - Compassion: Immigration & Asylum Law
Thu 15 June 2017, 14:00 – 17:30 BST
A symposium exploring compassion in relation to immigration and asylum law – through presentations and discussion, including speakers from academia, practice, and the judiciary, plus the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration.
David Bolt, The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
Dr. Hugo Storey, Upper Tribunal Judge (Immigration & Asylum Chamber)
Mark Symes, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers; co-author of Asylum Law and Practice
Professor James Sweeney, School of Law, Lancaster University; author of The European Court of Human Rights in the post-Cold War Era: Universality in Transition
Lisa Doyle, Head of Advocacy, Refugee Council
Peter Grady, Senior Legal Officer, UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency)
Dermot Feenan, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies; Founder & Convenor, Law & Compassion Research Network
Sue Conlan, Senior Associate, Fountain Solicitors; former Chair of Irish Refugee Council
Dr. David Cantor, Director of the Refugee Law Initiative, University of London
Final Programme, with room location, will be emailed to you a week before the event.
Enquiries: Dermot Feenan, Academic Coordinator
Organised by the Law & Compassion Research Network.
Admission only with proof of payment of registration fee.
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