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.
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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.
Read the Daily Mail article here
Read the Telegraph article here
2015 cases: July - December 2015
Adam Pipe, barrister at No 8 Chambers, picks out the key cases from mid-July to December 2015 for immigration lawyers, and why they are of interest. The review covers Supreme Court decisions, judicial review highlights, and other cases in the areas of article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), refugee/protection claims, EU/EEA law, practice and procedure, deportation and nationality (including one earlier case from June 2015).
Download: Lexis®PSL Immigration 2015 cases: July - December 2015.