Deport Now, Appeal Later and Out-of-Country Appeals

Deport First, Appeal Later. Nationality immigration and asylum act 2002.

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Course Overview

This bite size webinar will offer an analysis of the recent UK Supreme Court decision on certification of human rights-based deport first, appeal later under section 94B of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 and potential future trends in the Secretary of State’s use of this power.


Barrister and lecturer Ben Amunwa will set out the practical steps for those whose cases have been affected by the certification power in section 94B NIAA 2002, and will summarise the key points arising in the major decision in R (on the application of Kiarie and Byndloss) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] UKSC 42.


This webinar will provide practitioners with an analytical toolkit for responding to clients whose claims have been affected by the certification power in section 94B NIAA 2002.


The development of guidance that applies more broadly to out-of-country appeals, and judicial reviews of certificates under section 94 and 94B NIAA 2002, will also be considered.


What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • At the end of the webinar viewers will have: • Developed an accurate synopsis of the main points of the decision in Kiarie and Byndloss • Be able to identify the key implications of the judgment for clients affected by the certification power • Acknowledged some of the practical considerations in assisting clients in moving forward following a certificate under section 94B NIAA 2002 • Adapted their skills and approach in line with the shifting legal landscape of out-of-country appeals

What is the target audience?

  • Immigration law practitioners

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About Instructor - Ben Amunwa

Called to the Bar in 2013, Ben enjoys a thriving practice in commercial, civil and public law. He also loves to train lawyers and non-lawyers in a variety of areas of law, putting to work his creative and presentation skills.

Ben runs a popular legal blog, called www.lawmostly.com, which aims to make the law accessible to a wider audience.

His advocacy is praised by Judges, opponents and clients. A member of 36 Civil, Ben is known for his exceptional client care and attention to detail in complex and urgent cases. Ben provides practical, cost-effective and punctual advice to a range of clients, including local authorities, professionals, businesses and individuals.

Before coming to the Bar, Ben spent over a decade in the charity sector supporting individuals in crisis. His experience of management and media enables him to perform calmly under pressure. Clients value his accessible manner and his ability to explain difficult areas of law.

Achievements include:

- representing a senior doctor in a race discrimination and harassment claim against an NHS Trust;

- securing a favourable settlement at mediation for a private client in a dispute over the construction of a multi-million pound house;

- successfully defending a teacher who faced regulatory prosecution for alleged professional misconduct over a period of 3 years;

- co-counsel in R (Medical Justice and others) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (2016). As featured in The Guardian, the case challenged the government’s reliance on a restrictive definition of torture to justify immigration detention.

- successfully defending a local authority in a judicial review concerning duties to children in need - R (SC) v London Borough of Ealing [2016] EWHC 2765 (Admin) and representing in Court of Appeal proceedings.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar
    00:20:00

Documentation

  • Reference Notes
    4 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page

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