Strengthen your position and forge ahead with guidance & solutions for lawyers and migration agents handling complex scenarios. You will examine how best to represent your client and get a quick favourable decision at the AAT from a member of the Tribunal. Understand the interplay of failing the character test on non-refoulement obligations, sentencing and criminal deportation of non-citizens. Examine ministerial discretion and the various public interest powers, and so much more! 216N28
Description Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories MIGRATION AGENTS CAN EARN 2 CPD POINTS MARA APPROVAL NUMBERS: FACE TO FACE – SM525 LIVE ONLINE – SM525 ON DEMAND – DN329 Chair: Kathryn Viegas, Director, Nomos Pty Ltd; Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law; Best Lawyers 2022, Immigration Law 9.00am to 10.00am
NSIGHTS FROM THE AAT: Assisting Clients in the AAT’s Migration & Refugee Division Current caseload and case management strategies Complying with relevant Practice Directions to ensure effective case management and avoid potential referral to regulatory authorities How best to represent a client and get a quick, favourable decision Recent developments in the law and Tribunal procedures, including its response to COVID-19 Presented by Katie Malyon, Member, Migration & Refugee Division, Administrative Appeals Tribunal 10.00am to 11.00am
Ministerial Discretion, Section 351 and Ministerial Intervention for Great Outcomes The various public interest powers Associated bridging visa issues Running an effective public interest matter Potential outcomes Managing expectations Presented by Richard Timpson, Principal Solicitor, Timpson Immigration Lawyers; Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law 11.00am to 11.15am Morning Tea 11.15am to 12.15pm Crimmigration and Character Test: Non-Refoulement, Sentencing and Deportation Overview of how criminal deportation law has developed in recent years Examine a series of cases where Australian courts have grappled with ‘non-refoulement’ obligations applicable to individuals who fail the character test in s 501(6) of the Migration Act 1958 Explore the relevance of articulating a non-citizen defendant’s protection claims in the context of sentencing in criminal trials Presented by Dr Mary Crock, Professor of Public Law and Migration Agent, University of Sydney 12.15pm to 1.15pm
Key Developments in Judicial Review Important developments in judicial review of decisions of the Immigration Assessment Authority Judicial review of excluded fast track decisions: questions, issues and recent decisions Privilege and evidentiary issues before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal: what to watch out for and why these issues matter on judicial review “I am not a cat”: telephone and online appearances before the Federal Circuit Court and Federal Court Presented by Katherine Hooper, Barrister, Nine Wentworth Chambers
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