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WEB 1057 Fee Waivers: how to make a successful application (Bitesize Webinar)

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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?
 

Details

Date:
12th November 2020
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tutor details:
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
Tutor biographies:
Mala is a solicitor at Wesley Gryk 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. Mala also volunteers for Waterloo Legal Advice Service and UKLGIG and is a volunteer lawyer for the charity “Here for Good”.

Mala is one of ILPA’s 12 well-being ambassadors, focusing on improving well-being among immigration practitioners. Mala will be delivering training sessions on behalf of ILPA on the submission of fee waiver applications and on Article 8.

Duduzile Moyo joined JCWI as a solicitor working on the Families Together Project in February 2019 and is an IAAS Level 2 accredited caseworker. She has worked in asylum and immigration law for over 10 years in a range of organisations. Her areas of expertise include family migration, asylum, applications under the Immigration Rules – especially under Articles 3 and 8 of ECHR – challenges to deportation, EAA applications, entry clearance applications and judicial review.

Duduzile’s current role is to conduct casework as well as influence policy and practise in relation to families who are separated in the UK. Duduzile previously worked in the Immigration, Detention and Public Law Teams in two law firms.

Duduzile has a strong commitment to human rights and previously worked in human rights facing charities such as Barnardos, Refugee Action, Refugee Council and Africare. She is a founding member and former trustee of the Asylum Support Appeals Project.

Duduzile is a former music journalist and is a member of The Honorable Society of Middle Temple and Human Rights Lawyers Association. In her previous roles, she worked in commissioning and procurement at major charities. She speaks Zulu and Xhosa fluently and enjoys travelling, cooking and reading.
Price:
Concessionary Training Prices: £35
Member Training Prices: £70
Non Member Training Prices: £100
CPD Hours:
2
Venue:
Zoom (Webinar)
Aim of Course:
To give participants an understanding of what is needed in order to submit a successful fee waiver application and how to do so. The course aims to give practitioners practical guidance, rather than focusing too much on the caselaw (although we will speak about this in the first half of the session). 
Spaces Left:
23
Level:
Basic
Audience:
Practitioners assisting clients with low/no income.
Methods:
Webinar with case studies/group discussions
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