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WEB 1121 Immigration Bail Applications

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This training session will provide those working with clients in immigration detention with a practical overview to obtaining bail from detention. 

Topics to be covered include:
1.    Legal background
       a.    statutory powers to detain and grant bail
       b.    unlawful detention and bail 

2.    Applying for bail
       a.    To Home Office
       b.    To FTT
       c.    To High Court 

3.    Common issues in applying for bail
       a.    Release address (including the role of Police and Probation Service in approving             premises)
       b.    Sureties
       c.    The bail summary 
4.    What to do when bail is refused

The course will use case studies to assist attendees learning. The course will also consider recent developments and recurring issues that may interrelate with unlawful detention claims.

The course will not cover unlawful detention in detail.


15th July 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Tutor details:
James Elliot, Wilson Solicitors LLP and Donnchadh Greene, Doughty Street Chambers
Tutor biographies:
James Elliott is head of the Public Law department at Wilson Solicitors LLP. 

He represents individuals seeking to uphold their rights against the State. His particular focus those detained by the Home Office.  James acted for many clients over several years in bail applications and judicial review. He has brought a number of successful damages claims on behalf of clients unlawfully detained by the Home Office

Donnchadh Greene is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers. Donnchadh practises in public law, encompassing human rights and discrimination, with a particular focus on community care law and migrants’ rights. He also acts in claims challenging the unlawful use of immigration detention powers.

He regularly represents individuals in applications for bail before the First-tier Tribunal.

Prior to joining the Bar, Donnchadh worked at Liberty where he ran a project assisting migrants in detention to make complaints and examine the efficacy of the complaints system.

Concessionary Training Prices: £35
Member Training Prices: £70
Non Member Training Prices: £120
CPD Hours:
Aim of Course:
You will gain a broad outline of the legal and practical issues involved in applying for bail.
Spaces Left:
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced
Aimed at immigration practitioners of all levels who represent clients in detention.
Webinar with case studies