Author: Jasmine Quiller-Doust

Jasmine Quiller-Doust

Jasmine Quiller-Doust

Jasmine is the Training Manager at Free Movement and a non-practising solicitor specialising in immigration and asylum law.

The Court of Justice of the European Union has concluded that women who experience gender-based violence in their country of origin can be regarded as belonging to a ‘particular social group’ and qualify for refugee status. This is as a result of a preliminary reference made to the Court by...

26th January 2024
BY Jasmine Quiller-Doust

Need or want to learn immigration law with an OISC Level 1 training course? Planning to sit the OISC level 1 exams? Prefer to learn in a small group? We have the perfect course for you. Our approach to OISC Level 1 training is to offer ‘guided learning’. Trainees study...

4th January 2024
BY Jasmine Quiller-Doust

Our new OISC Level 2 course: immigration and asylum online training is now live and available to all Free Movement members. It covers the whole of the OISC immigration and asylum syllabuses and is perfect for anyone relatively new to the immigration sector who wants to take their knowledge of immigration law...

11th December 2023
BY Jasmine Quiller-Doust

This is the second in our series of blog posts on how to become an OISC adviser and we are writing this as we publish our new OISC Level 2 Accreditation online course, available only to members. Our first post covered what you need to do to register at level...

24th November 2023
BY Jasmine Quiller-Doust

Immigration lawyers tend to have a good grasp of the definition of a refugee. We can confidently recite the “well-founded fear” definition at Article 1(A)(2) of the 1951 UN Convention on the Status of Refugees (the “Refugee Convention”) which, if met, can lead our clients to a grant of refugee status....

16th November 2023
BY Jasmine Quiller-Doust

If you want to give immigration advice and you are not fully legally qualified then you will need to get registered with the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner, or “OISC”. You will need to pass exams, prove that you have experience, pay a fee to the OISC and more....

7th August 2023
BY Jasmine Quiller-Doust

Immigration lawyers will occasionally, or in some cases frequently, take on a client whose level of English is limited. Or they may not speak any English at all. It’s crucial that lawyers understand their instructions and that clients understand the advice given. Misunderstandings can have devastating results in immigration cases....

30th March 2023
BY Jasmine Quiller-Doust
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