For the Respondent: Mr A Pipe, instructed by Rashid & Co Solicitors.
This year's No.8 Chambers' Immigration Seminar is on Wednesday 8th June 2016 at the Council Chamber Birmingham Council House (map reference here). The event will take place at 5:00pm until 7:00pm (2 hours CPD).
Please note - this event is open to members of solicitors and OISC firms.
Chair: Stephen Vokes
Speakers & Topics:
- Ruth Manning: A Practitioner's Guide to the Immigration Bill 2015/16
- Alexander Barnfield: Illegal migrants: passing the buck to employers and landlords
- Adam Pipe: What's new pussycat? A brief update on the latest case law
The event is FREE but you will need to download your own notes before the event. The download links are below:
Immigration Law - The Recent Changes & Upcoming Developments
The past 12 months have seen a number of important developments in immigration law.
This course will provide a comprehensive update of the key changes and will address the important issues facing practitioners working in this area answering questions such as:
- What is the impact of recent statutory changes?
- What are the most important case law developments over the last year?
- What is the current state of the law?
- Delegates will receive an essential update of case law, statute, rules and policy equipping them with an overview of the latest developments ensuring up to date advice can be provided to clients. This course will also briefly cover the new appeal regime for students and foreign criminals.
Two roofing directors who gave salesman a guidebook on how to trick vulnerable customers out of thousands of pounds have been jailed for two-and-a-half years each.
Sarah Beadle, 40, and her co-director Martin Evans, 58, gave workers a 'how to' training manual detailing manipulative sales techniques.
Together they ran Summit Roofguard Ltd, a £4million-a-year roofing company operating in the West Midlands.
Prosecutor Mark Jackson told the court the swindle, which was set out in the scripted 14 step guide, involved establishing an inflated reference price.
After a pitch lasting up to six hours and a call to a sales manager, customers would then always qualify for a 'grade A subsidy' as long as they agreed to take part in a fake marketing promotion.