LAW2020 Online: Immigration

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Adam Pipe and Priya Solanki

CPD Hours: 6


Adam Pipe and Priya Solanki present LAW2020 Online: Immigration which will equip practitioners with the latest developments in fast-moving areas of Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights law in order to argue Article 8 cases, and give practitioners the key paragraphs to cite in their representations, advise clients and run appeals. All without leaving your desk and at a time to suit you.

This event is now entirely pre-recorded and includes:

  • High quality 4 x 1 hour pre-recorded videos and audio broadcast (topic titles are listed below)
  • Q&A – a 1-hour Q&A session with our speakers, originally broadcast live in October 2020. “Shape The Debate” is your opportunity to hear our experts answering attendee questions on both the pre-recorded content and general day to day Immigration Law issues
  • LAW2020 Online: Immigration online exhibition – you can gain additional hours of CPD, including a choice of webinar from our Distance Learning catalogue worth £35 +VAT.

Education sessions include:-

1. Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights Update

In this session Adam will run through the latest developments in the fast-moving area of Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights law:

  • Key recent cases on practice and procedure
  • The latest changes to the Immigration Rules
  • Country Guidance developments
  • EEA Law & Zambrano
  • Allegations of deception
  • Long Residence cases
  • Sole Representatives
  • And much more!
  • This is an essential update for busy practitioners.

2. Article 8 Update, Children, Entry Clearance and Chikwamba

In this session Adam will give an update on Article 8 which is always a hot topic in Immigration Law:

  • Article 8 & Insurmountable Obstacles
  • Article 8 outside of the Immigration Rules
  • Adult relationships
  • Foster carers
  • British Children and Entry Clearance
  • 117B Statutory Considerations
  • Qualifying Children and the Reasonableness question
  • Adam will look at the recent decision of Younas and the current approach of the Upper Tribunal to Chikwamba arguments

3. Deportation Case Law Update

Deportation law is harsh and complicated. The decisions from the higher courts have come thick and fast. It is essential that practitioners are familiar with the same to be able to make successful challenges to adverse decisions.

In this session we will look at the relevant deportation rules and statute in non-EU foreign national deportation cases. We will consider at length how the tests have been interpreted by the Courts. Throughout there will be practical tips and examples given.

This session will be a useful refresher and update for all immigration practitioners, it is aimed at all levels.

  • An overview of the relevant rules and statute
  • The meaning of ‘unduly harsh’
  • The interpretation of ‘lawfully residence’, ‘socially and culturally integrated’ and ‘very significant obstacles to integration’
  • The test of ‘very compelling circumstances’
  • A look at recent case law on public interest arguments, delay arguments, length of residence, concession and persistent offenders
  • A look at revocation of deportation orders

4. Health in Immigration Law Post AM Zimbabwe

In this session we will look at the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision in AM (Zimbabwe) [2020] UKSC 17 in health cases. We will consider the departure from the threshold set in ‘N’ and interpretation of the test as set out in Paposhvili v Belgium.

This webinar is suitable for all practitioners working in immigration law. It will offer a range of material that will be useful at all levels.

  • A detailed look at the case law prior to and following the decision in Paposhvili
  • Analysis of the judgment in AM Zimbabwe
  • Advice on preparing and arguing Article 3 ECHR health cases, with case examples
  • Advice on preparing and arguing Article 8 ECHR cases, with a look at all recent relevant and useful authorities
  • How to argue a health case under Paragraph 276ADE(vi) of the Immigration Rules
  • What is required from experts
  • A consideration of some of useful UKVI policy guidance in the area

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We have trialled the format at previous online conferences, and we are overwhelmed with the feedback we have received from making our face-to-face events possible online. Comments we have received so far include:

"The whole experience was valuable, and communication has been really first class" - General Advisor

"I wanted to say how much I valued receiving and sharing the Online webinar. I felt it was very helpful and very interesting for you to allow all legal practitioners to participate. Thank you for all the extra information and resources, I look forward to the next." - Solicitor in practice

"The world of law is in constant flux and the speakers update on recent developments will be extremely helpful going forward (as they ever are!)" - Solicitor/Director

"I have never attended a similar event but I definitely would again" - Partner

"A good way to access training at a time to suit you, the online course is as effective as attending in person." - Associate Solicitor

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Visit the online exhibition

Our event sponsor line up includes leading suppliers to the profession who provide thought leadership, products and services to aid your day-to-day role.

The LAW2020 Online: Immigration online exhibition is free to attend for anyone, but as part of your online event package you can top up your CPD with a free 1-hour CPD webinar from our 2020 Distance Learning Catalogue worth £35 +VAT.

The Online Exhibition will allow you to engage with suppliers by understanding how they can help you as an Immigration practitioner.