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Non-profit immigration law conference returns to Scotland


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Free Movement contributor Bilaal Shabbir is organising an Immigration Law Masterclass Conference in Edinburgh on 7 September 2018. The all-day event follows on from last year’s Brexit conference held in Glasgow.

The conference will attract 5 CPD points and include the following topics:

  • Dos & Don’ts in the Tribunal: An Immigration Judge’s Perspective
  • Regionalising our Immigration System
  • S117A-C; Where are we now?
  • Do Good Immigration Policies Encourage Skills Growth?
  • Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) & Tier 2 in the HEI Sector
  • Common Issues in Entrepreneur Applications
  • Effectiveness of Out of Country Appeals
  • Civil Penalties
  • Invalid Applications
  • Case Law Update

Sponsorship is being provided by MBS Solicitors, Hastie Stables, and McNeill & Cadzow. Tickets are £35, with any proceeds above costs donated to the World Care Foundation, a Scottish-headquartered charity.

The conference takes place in the MacKenzie Building in central Edinburgh. For booking and more information, including confirmed speakers, see the Eventbrite page.

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