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WEB 3011 Domestic Violence in Immigration Law



March 7
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£55.00 - £165.00
In this course we will learn about the difficulties that arise for victims of domestic violence who are subject to immigration controls

L evel: Beginner- Intermediate – Advanced

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By the end of the course practitioners will feel up to date with the new provisions and confident in dealing with applications and challenges in these matters.

In this webinar, we will cover the following:

  • Policy Guidance
  • Definition of Domestic Violence
  • Destitution Domestic Violence Concession
  • Appendix FM DV-ILR
  • The new immigration rules – Appendix Victim of Domestic Abuse
  • Including the rules to address Transnational Abandonment Cases
  • Challenging decisions – administrative review and judicial review, appeals?
  • EU law and Domestic Violence Survivors
  • Human Rights and Protection Claims
  • Practical Tips and Examples
  • Case Studies

Audience: This is aimed at practitioners at all levels. It is a refresher for those more experienced or looking to stay up to date, we will look at the new immigration rules and the provisions to address transnational abandonment. The course provides an overview for beginners and there is detailed analysis and tips in more complex cases.

Tutor: Priya Solanki, One Pump Court Chambers

Priya is a busy and experienced specialist in immigration, asylum, human rights and nationality law. She appears regularly before the First-Tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chambers and the Administrative Court. She has an expanding practice in the Court of Appeal.

She has a particular interest in and experience of cases involving domestic violence, trafficking, mental health issues and vulnerable clients. She is known to have a very calming and reassuring manner with clients with vulnerabilities. She regularly provides in-house training, seminars and webinars She is cited as a leading junior in Immigration (including business immigration) in Legal 500 with the Directories stating, “she has a sharp mind and demonstrates excellent client care”, “she is tactically astute, good under pressure and very persuasive in court” and “she is very knowledgeable in presenting appeals”.