Eva Doerr

Pupil Barrister at Lamb Building

Eva is a pupil barrister at Lamb Building. Eva has extensive experience in immigration, asylum and public law, having worked in this field for the past 4.5 years. Prior to pupillage, Eva worked as a paralegal at Laura Devine Immigration where she developed a particular interest and experience in EU free movement law and the impact of Brexit on EEA nationals and their family members.

Eva mainly delivers training on EU free movement law and the EU Settlement Scheme (beginner and advanced). She has spoken at the Annual Free Movement Conference and the ILPA AGM.

Eva's Upcoming Training

Thursday 25 June 2020, 15:00 – 18:15, 3.0 CPD Hours
Tutor: Eva Doerr, Lamb Building and Leonie Hirst, Hirst Chambers 

The course will cover key legal provisions for EEA/Swiss nationals in the UK by the specified date (the end of EEA free movement in the UK), their family members and employers, including problematic areas of the EU Settlement Scheme and common pitfalls. The aim is to provide practitioners with the tools to advise clients on their immigration status and options in light of Brexit and the practicalities of applying for immigration permission under the EU Settlement Scheme. The focus will lie on highlighting problematic and uncertain areas and common pitfalls.

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Eva's Past Training

Tutors: Leonie Hirst, Hirst Chambers and Eva Doerr, Lamb Building

The course will cover key legal provisions for EU nationals in the UK by 31 December 2020, their family members and employers with a focus on Appendix EU of the Immigration Rules.

The aim is to provide practitioners with the tools to advise clients on their immigration status and options post Brexit and the practicalities of applying for immigration permission under the EU Settlement Scheme.

  • Mechanics and interplay of relevant legal instruments (Directive 2004/38/EC, Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016, Draft Withdrawal Agreement, Appendix EU of the Immigration Rules)
  • Scope: who does/does not qualify under Appendix EU? Treaty rights and the Withdrawal Agreement (this includes a discussion about derivative right holders and Surinder Singh provisions)
  • Requirements (eligibility, suitability, valid application)
  • Application process
  • Rights, restrictions and conditions of leave
  • Challenging a decision
  • British citizenship
  • Right to work checks and the ‘hostile environment’

ILPA returns with its Annual Seminar on the Free Movement of EEA Nationals. This years topics include the EU Settlement Scheme, EU case law after EU Exit, social security coordination, EU national workers after EU Exit and Citizen’s rights in the Brexit negotiations. A must for all practitioners working with EEA nationals and their family members during this period of uncertainty.

Chair: Elspeth Guild, Kingsley Napley Solicitors and Queen Mary University

Panelists:

Luke Piper, Solicitor at South West Law and the3million

Meghan Vozila, Senior Associate Solicitor at Ganguin Samartin

Nicholas Rollason, Partner and Head of Department (Immigration) at Kinglsey Napley Solicitors

Adrian Berry, Barrister at Garden Court Chambers and Chair of Trustees at ILPA

Desmond Rutledge, Barrister at Garden Court Chambers

Nicole Masri, Senior Legal Officer, Rights of Women

Professor Bernard Ryan, University of Leicester

Eva Doerr, Pupil Barrister at Lamb Building

Rowena Moffatt, Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers

Hazar El-Chamaa, Partner, Penningtons Cooper Manches

Jessica Evans, Solicitor, Coram Children’s Legal Centre