6 hour CPD seminar on “Current Issues in Immigration Law”

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6 hour CPD seminar on “Current Issues in Immigration Law”

08 July 2017

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133 people are attending 6 hour CPD seminar on “Current Issues in Immigration Law”


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This seminar also covers SRA Continuing Competence B

Course materials, Refreshments and Complimentary lunch (Asian hot buffet) will be provided

Event Details:

Venue:           BPP University, 68-70 Red Lion Street, WC1R 4NY

Tube:             Holborn and Chancery Lane

Date:              Saturday 8th July 2017

Time:            09.30 – 17.15

Course fee:    £89.00



9.00 – 9.30 Registration
9.30 – 9.45 Introduction by the chair of the seminar
Richard McKee (Rtd Upper Tribunal Judge) 
9.45 – 11.00 Zane Malik 
(Barrister 12 Old Square – Attorney General’s Counsel to the Crown)
Litigation concerning TOEIC/ETS test scam: case-law, procedure, tactics and future
11.00 – 11.15 Tea / Coffee
11.15 – 12.00 Zane Malik (Barrister 12 Old Square – Attorney General’s Counsel to the Crown)
Procedural developments as to Judicial Review proceedings: supplementary decisions, human rights challenges, consent orders, stay and
12.00 – 13.00 Zane Malik(Barrister 12 Old Square – Junior Counsel to the Crown)
Deportation of foreign criminals: an overview of the primary legislation, Immigration Rules and latest authorities
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch –   Complimentary Asian hot buffet 
14.00 – 15.00 Darryl Balroop(Barrister 12 Old Square)
The Points Based System – current issues in Tiers 1, 2 and 4
15.00 – 16.00 Kezia Tobin(Barrister Goldsmith Chambers)
EU law– residence documentation for EEA nationals and their family members
16.00 – 16.15 Tea / Coffee
16.15 – 17.15 Richard McKee (Rtd Upper Tribunal Judge)
Update on case law and changes to the Immigration Rules 


Course materials will be provided


Zane Malik,
Barrister, 12 Old Square
(Attorney General’s Counsel to the Crown)

nullZane Malik is a barrister specialising in public law and human rights, with an emphasis on immigration, asylum and nationality law. He is one of the Attorney General’s Counsel to the Crown. He has particular expertise in Judicial Reviews and Appellate work. He appears regularly in the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. He has dealt with numerous landmark cases in his specialist areas. Over 200 of his cases have been reported so far and are frequently cited in the proceedings before courts and tribunals. This includes around 100 reported cases at the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal level. Senior President of the Tribunals’ Annual Report cited 7 of his recently reported cases on practice and procedure at the Immigration and Asylum Chamber of the Upper Tribunal. He often leads other barristers and legal teams in complex cases before higher courts.

Richard McKee
Barrister and retired judge of the Upper Tribunal

nullRichard McKee studied Classics at Cambridge and Linguistics at SOAS, thereafter becoming a college lecturer. He only escaped this dismal fate by becoming a barrister rather late in life, and has specialised in Immigration Law since 1993, when it was just starting to take off from being a minor niche field. He started hearing immigration appeals as an adjudicator in 2000, and eventually became a judge of the Upper Tribunal, retiring in 2014. He still writes extensively on Immigration and provides consultancy services.

Darryl Balroop
Barrister, 12 Old Square

nullDarryl Balroop has a busy common law practice and is instructed principally in the fields of crime and immigration. He also receives instructions across the range of Chamber’s common-law practice areas including contract, public law/ judicial review and housing.
Darryl maintains a busy immigration practice he provides advice and representation in all areas of immigration, asylum and human rights law, including European Community free movement law. Darryl regularly appears in the Court of Appeal, High Court, First-tier and Upper Tribunals of the Asylum and Immigration Chamber.

Kezia Tobin
Barrister, Goldsmith Chambers

nullKezia specialises in immigration law and inquests.
Prior to coming to the Bar Kezia worked as an immigration advisor at the Refugee Legal Centre and Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) where she focused on casework contributing to the campaign to end the detention of children.
She has also previously worked at the European Parliament and for two human rights lobby groups in Brussels. From 2013 until 2015 she was based in Afghanistan as Head of Office for a project aimed at strengthening the rule of law and increasing access to justice. Kezia continues to carry out international consultancy work on matters relating to the rule of law and international development in conjunction with her legal practice.
Kezia teaches an annual week-long module on International Rights and Responsibilities at the College for International Citizenship, Birmingham. She is a visiting lecturer in International Criminal Law on the LLM programme at London Southbank University.
Kezia has also spoken at the Tokyo Bar Association on the usage of immigration detention and has also delivered workshops at Yangon Bar Association in Burma on International Humanitarian Law and the International Criminal Court.
In suitable cases, Kezia will undertake direct access work from members of the public.


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