Age Assessment Training for Legal Practitioners

Date: Thursday 7 March 2019
Time: 09:30 - 16:30
Location: Suffolk Sitting Room, Endeavour House, Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX

Age Assessment Training for Legal Practitioners in the East of England

The Strategic Migration Partnership at East of England LGA is pleased to offer age assessment training for legal practitioners in the East of England.

The session will be delivered by Pat Monro, a solicitor and former part time immigration and asylum tribunal judge.


The session will cover:

1.      The common themes arising in successful judicial reviews

2.      Pitfalls to be aware of when conducting Age Assessments and how to mitigate challenge

3.      The duty of candour (pre-action)

4.      Are there any fool-proof ways of ascertaining age?

5.      The challenges faced when not conducting a full Merton compliant assessment

6.      Serial challenges (same litigant)

7.      The muddying of the waters with regard to trafficking.

 

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Please note: cancellations made on or after 28.02.2019 or non-attendance on the day will be charged at £50 plus VAT

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