Mala Savjani

Solicitor at Wilson Solicitors LLP for Here for Good

Mala is a Solicitor for Here for Good based at Wilson Solicitors LLP. Her practice covers a wide range of immigration, asylum and nationality law, with particular emphasis on applications based on partnership, family and private life; asylum on the basis of sexual identity; and the rights of Europeans and their family members.

For the last 12 months she been working on a project for Here for Good assisting vulnerable EEA nationals and their family members, as well as challenging EUSS policy through potential strategic litigation.

Mala's Upcoming Training

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Thursday 21 October 2021, 14:00 pm – 17:00, 3.0 CPD Hours

Tutors: Mala Savjani, Solicitor at Wesley Gryk Solicitors and Vijay Jagadesham, Barrister at Garden Court North Chambers

Reviewing the protection afforded by Article 8 ECHR in 2021, in conjunction with recent authorities and policy/statutory changes, in order to provide practitioners with a practical update on how to prepare their cases relying on family and private life.

The topics include:

•       the relationship between Article 8 and the Immigration Rules and the public interest considerations in the NIAA 2002 (as amended);
•       entry clearance applications;
•       ‘insurmountable obstacles’ and family life;
•       best interests of children;
•       dependent relatives and carers;
•       Article 8 and students/workers; and,
•       Article 8 and appeals, including ‘new matters’

Mala's Past Training

Tutors: Duduzile Moyo Families Together Project Solicitor at the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) and Mala Savjani, Solicitor at Wesley Gryk Solicitors and ILPA Well-being Ambassador

This is a course for practitioners who wish to assist their clients with fee wavier applications. The course will provide a general overview of the current caselaw and Home Office guidance, and a practical introduction to making successful applications, with guidance on the type of documents that need to be submitted.

This training will cover:

1. Legislative framework
2. Guidance Framework
3. What types of applications can attract a fee waiver?
4. In-country and out of country fee waivers.
5. Criteria for a fee waiver.
6. Who can apply for a fee waiver?
7. What is covered by a fee waiver
8. How to apply.
9. Supporting documents and format.
10. Who has to supply the documents?
11. How long does it usually take to get a decision?
12. How is the application processed?
13. Date of application is the date of the immigration application.
14. What happens if the application is refused?