22/03/2018 5:00pm to 22/03/2018 7:00pm
Get lots of practical tips on how to improve your presentation of appeals by a very experienced immigration lawyer. This workshop will look at all aspects of presenting an appeal, from how to address the Tribunal to how to deliver closing submissions. Delegates will receive useful tips on how to win against hostile odds and practical guidance from a trainer with over 20 years’ experience in presenting immigration appeals at the FTT, from initial instructions to presenting an appeal and beyond (to the European Court of Human Rights). Case examples will be used to highlight recurring problems and best practice. This workshop is aimed at OISC immigration advisers level 3 and solicitors who have little or no experience in advocacy but are keen to develop their skills.
The workshop will look at:
- Pre -hearing meeting with witness (es)
- Formalities on arriving at the Tribunal
- Court etiquette
- Adjournment requests
- Calling oral evidence
- Closing submissions
- Post- decision meeting with client.
At the end of the workshop delegates will have gained an improved understanding, added confidence and will be equipped with the tools to present appeals on behalf of their clients.